Dr. Matthew Daniel Box, OD is a home-grown Tuscaloosa man. He’s the son of a retired coal miner. He graduated with honors from Brookwood High School in 1991. Next, he graduated with honors with a BS in Microbiology from the University of Alabama in 1995. Daniel then received his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2000. After Optometry school, Dr. Box went on to practice in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for one year. He returned home to Tuscaloosa in 2001. Dr. Box then established his practice inside Wal-Mart in 2002.
Dr. Box was involved in a glaucoma study with the UAB Ophthalmology Glaucoma Department that was funded by the CDC . The study has recently been approved for publication.