Stephanie Bedsole, O.D.


At inVision Ophthalmology, Dr. Stephanie Bedsole sees patients of all ages to assess, diagnose, and manage a number of eye conditions and diseases. With a special focus on glaucoma management, identification of eye diseases, and caring for patients before and after LASIK and cataract surgery, she uses her skills to help people feel comfortable and heard when they're in her care. Dr. Bedsole is pleased to serve Central Alabama by helping patients of all ages achieve clearer sight and healthier eyes.


Dr. Bedsole has received a comprehensive education in the science of optometry. After attending the University of Alabama to earn her bachelor's degree in biology, she stayed with her alma mater to later achieve a master's in molecular biology and her doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree.

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
    • Doctor of Optometry
  • University of Alabama Graduate School
    • Master of Science in Molecular Biology
  • University of Alabama
    • Bachelor of Science in Biology


As a primary eye care specialist, Dr. Bedsole's expertise lies in general ocular health. Her special interests include glaucoma management, diagnosing and treating different eye diseases, refractive error correction, contact lenses, and offering pre- and post-operation care for patients following LASIK or cataract removal surgery.


"Great care, wisdom, and professionalism in all my visits. Attention to details has put into place early intervention treatment for my glaucoma. Thanks so much!"



"The office is clean and inviting. The staff was attentive and kind. The doctor was an expert in dry eyes and explained my condition and treatment plan very well. With her help and expertise I am able to wear contacts again! Best eye doctor in Tuscaloosa."



"I recently had an eye exam by Dr. Stephanie Bedsole. To start, I have a very complicated prescription. I have astigmatism, double vision, and dry eyes. I wear progressives with a prism (for the double vision) and a rotation for astigmatism.While my previous eye doctors have been competent it is Dr. Bedsole’s going over and above mere competence which allows her to stand out over and above other optometrists. To begin with, Dr. Bedsole answered several emails and questions I had even before I made my first appointment with her.Dr. Bedsole provided a very thorough eye exam. She answered all of my questions and at no time did I feel rushed. She double-checked my prescription once with my eyes not dilated and once with them dilated. Seriously, she performed the entire eye exam TWICE. At every stage of the exam, I asked her question after question. She very patiently and with expertise answered every question. She not only understood one issue I was having with the eye exam and knew exac"



"Great doctor. My son has been going to her since he was 3 years old. He is very near sighted. He is 15 years old now."



"Dr. Stephanie Bedsole is super sweet, knowledgeable, and will make you feel comfortable. As a new patient, I am so happy to have her."



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