University Services

University Eye Institute

4901 Calhoun Road in the J. Davis Armistead Building
Entrance #2A

The University Eye Institute offers services that range from comprehensive vision examinations to the medical and surgical management of eye disorders. Our nationally renowned vision professionals use advanced diagnostic instruments in over 80 exam rooms and 30 specialized testing areas, which means that our patients can be assured of the best possible care, utilizing the latest in vision technology.

A wide range of eye care is available. Specialties include the Family Practice Service, Ocular Diagnostic and Medical Eye Service, Cornea and Contact Lens Service, Vision Rehabilitation (Center for Sight Enhancement), Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis Eye Care Service, Sports Vision, Color Vision, and Pediatrics. The Essilor University Optical Service provides professional fittings for prescription eyewear and sunglasses and features an extensive selection of budget frames as well as a large collection of designer frames. The College also has an ambulatory surgery center for cataract and other eye surgeries as well as a laser and refractive surgery center for laser vision correction.

The University Eye Institute is located at 4901 Road, entrance #2A, in the J. Davis Armistead Building. Appointments are available Monday through Friday with complimentary patient parking off of Wheeler Street. We accept most health and vision insurance plans, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and major credit cards. Students with UH student health insurance are eligible for one comprehensive exam per year without any out-of-pocket expense.

The University Eye Institute is located at 4901 Calhoun, UH Entrance 2, in the J. Davis Armistead Building. For general information, please call 713-743-EYES (3937). For appointments and additional information: University Eye Institute, 713-743-2020, or visit the website at

The University Eye Institute services include:
Comprehensive Vision Examination 713-743-2020
Pediatric Services Ages 5 and under 713-743-2005
Pediatric Services Ages 6 through 18 713-743-2020
Contact Lens Service 713-743-2015
Adult and Geriatric Service 713-743-2020
Essilor Optical Services 713-743-2030
Ocular Diagnostic and Medical Eye Service 713-743-2010
Center for Sight Enhancement (Low Vision Service) 713-743-0799
Color Vision Service 713-743-1961
Child Development Center 713-743-2005
Daytime Emergency Care Available (8am – 5pm) 713-743-2010
After 5:00pm Emergency Care Available for existing patients 713-231-4866
Dry Eye Center 713-743-2015
MS Eye Care Center (Multiple Sclerosis Eye Care Service) 713-942-2187
Sports Vision Performance Center 713-743-0738
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Service 713-743-2005