Located on the main campus of the University of Houston and has been serving the vision needs of the city of Houston since 1952.
The University Eye Institute (UEI) offers ophthalmic services that range from comprehensive vision examinations, to the medical and surgical management of eye disorders. Patients are seen by highly trained optometrists and ophthalmologists, with expertise in every area of eye care. Our faculty, many of which are known nationally or worldwide for their contributions to the field, have access to advanced diagnostic instruments in over 80 exam rooms and 30 specialized testing areas, ensuring that our patients receive quality care, utilizing the latest in vision technology.
Trust your vision with Houston's leading eye and vision center, the University Eye Institute.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University Eye Institute and all University of Houston College of Optometry affiliated clinics will be open for essential care only. Our doctors will determine how to help you get the care you need.
If you need essential services or experience symptoms that need urgent attention, such as sudden vision loss, flashes or floaters in your vision, eye pain or redness, please call the University Eye Institute or the clinics. You can reach our staff 24/7 by calling 713-743-2020.
Additional clinic contact information by location:
Patients asked to come in will be screened on entry with a questionnaire and a temperature check. Only one additional person can accompany you to the appointment.
Prescriptions, Orders & Refills
If you need to refill prescription medications, please call 713-743-2020.
Contact lenses and glasses on order will be mailed to patients at no cost.
To order a new supply of contact lenses, please call 713-743-2015.
To replace lost or broken glasses from a prescription on-file call: 713-743-2030.
The UH College of Optometry Surgical Center
The Ambulatory Surgical Center is closed from March 23 until May 4th. Re-opening depends on the local public health guidelines.
The health, wellbeing and safety of our patients, faculty, staff and students is of primary concern to us at the University Eye Institute and the UH College of Optometry.
To read the University of Houston coronavirus advisory, click this link: https://www.uh.edu/internal-alerts/coronavirus/
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University Eye Institute and all University of Houston College of Optometry affiliated clinics will be open for essential care only.
Our doctors will determine how to help you get the care you need.