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.


"I had a wonderful time at my appointment. The staff is very friendly. I got new reading glasses the help my headaches. Overall great experience."



"Dr. Bedsole and her staff are amazing! They treat you with urgency, respect and kindness. Dr. Bedsole was very knowledgeable and took her time to listen and answer all of my questions during my visit. Great location and great people! Highly recommend!"



"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!"



"I first came in to contact with Dr. Bedsole through my special need brother whom I was his primary caregiver. The attention, care, patience and respect she showed him (both of us) was unlike any we have received from any other clinician!!! She used every skill as a doctor and for me as kind human being to get as accurate an assessment of his vision as possible. I became her patient as well as two of our sisters. I HIGHLY recommend her 💯."



"Dr. Bedsole is the BEST! We know that our family is getting the best eye care possible in Tuscaloosa. We have many different eye care needs in our family and she makes sure that we are taken care of at every appointment. Her office staff is very kind and helpful and are so easy to make appointments with or change appointments when needed. They always go above and beyond to make sure our eyes are healthy and we have the contacts and glasses that work for us!"



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