To better serve our patient community, the UHCO La Nueva Casa De Amigos Eye Clinic will be moving all services and operations to the UHCO Eye Center in the Heights, located at 190 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX 77007, effective August 11, 2017.
If you are due for your annual eye exam, we encourage you to call (713) 527-8480 to schedule an appointment with the UHCO Eye Center in the Heights. Our friendly staff are ready and eager to assist you.
Construction of the University of Houston's Health and Biomedical Sciences Building II will begin on Friday July 10, 2015. Much of the parking lot adjacent to the University Eye Institute will then no longer be available, so UEI patients will be able to park at no cost in the Welcome Center Student Garage across from the J. Davis Armistead and Health and Biomedical Sciences buildings on Calhoun Road.
Congratulations to Mrs. Chi Nguyen, on receiving the 2017 UH President’s Excellence Award. Chi is instrumental in the UHCO Visual Optics Institute (VOI) where the research focus is to design and implement customized optical corrections in the form of spectacles and contact lenses for some of the clinic’s most optically challenging patients. Chi has been with the State of Texas since 1998 and with at the University of Houston, College of Optometry, VOI since 2006.
Earl Smith, OD, '72 PhD, '78, recently honored the North Texas Study Group for their longstanding contributions to optometry at an event held in Dallas, TX. Jerry Jacobs, OD, '65, has led the 19-member group for close to four decades. Dean Smith also gave a talk on "Treatment strategies in myopia." Pictured above are members of the study group at the dinner sponsored by Cooper Vision.
Applications for admission from OptomCAS and the UHCO Supplemental Application will be accepted starting July 1st through February 15th prior to the fall semester in which the applicant expects to enter.