Eye Doctor Eric Underwood, OD Houston TX
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Eric Underwood, OD

Houston TX

Texas State Optical

TSO Memorial City

9950-A Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 481-0027

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Vision Care

Astigmatism, Cataracts, Contact Lens, Diabetic Care, Dry Eye, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Care, Lasik, Lazy Eye (Amblyopia), Macular Degeneration, Myopia (Nearsightedness), Pediatric Care, Presbyopia (Blurry far or close)

Insurance Accepted

Advantica, Aetna, Avesis, Benefit Planners, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boon Chapman, Cigna, CompBenefits, EyeMed, Great West, Humana, MES Vision, Medicare, Molina Healthcare of Texas, Multiplan, National Vision Administrators-NVA, Opticare, PHCS, Principal Financial Group, Spectera-OptumHealth, Superior Vision, UMR, United Healthcare, Vision Care Plan-VCP or Compbenefits, Vision Service Plan-VSP, Wellcare

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Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Provider Statement

Originally from Ohio, Dr. Eric Underwood moved to the Houston area to pursue a career in Optometry. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University Of Houston College Of Optometry, and his Bachelor of Science degree from Wittenberg University. He joined the Texas State Optical family in 2013 and is excited to be working at the Memorial office.

Dr. Underwood is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist with special interests in Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease, specialty contact lenses (including multifocal lenses and scleral and hybrid lenses for keratoconus, astigmatism, and other ocular surface irregularities), binocular vision disorders, Glaucoma, and pediatrics. He enjoys family practice and working with patients of all ages, including infants, toddlers, and children with special needs. He is also fluent in Spanish.

In his free time, Dr. Underwood enjoys: golfing, cooking, traveling, and outdoor activities with his wife and rescue dog. Their most recent trip was to Madrid and Spanish wine country.

Patient Reviews

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Staff is very friendly and welcoming! I had an appointment which lead to needing a few follow-up appointments; each time, the staff remembered me and were very friendly. Dr. Underwood is patient and very friendly; he is happy to thoroughly explain test results and gives honest feedback. I'm very happy with my experience at this location and will definitely be coming back for future appointments. -Holly R.

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2nd year in a row using this store for my optical needs. The staff who do the scheduling, billing, and testing are always helpful and kind. Dr. Underwood is my doctor and I always know I am in good hands. He and the staff always answer all of my questions. The visits are always smooth yet thorough. I wouldn't go anywhere else. -Maria W.

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From the moment I walked in I was greated my the friendly staff with a hello and a smile. The staff was just amazing in explaining every test that I needed to take. My doctor was also very thorough and knowledgeable in every aspect of the visit, he was even able to answer my insurance questions. Amazing experience overall, I’ll definitely be coming here in the future for all my vision needs. -Lo Garcia

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Saw doctor Underwood for the first time was totally Amazed at the Awesome customer service I recieved upon visiting there. Appointment scheduling was a breeze and fitting to my schedule. Everyone was Exceptionally Amazing. I have had much experience with doctors due to my sensitive medical condition so customer service is " Big" with me and I know it All to well because I believe customer service actually begins & Ends with the patient, customer , ie client . ...and ends big with both sides winning. " Give what you expect".... Even if you haven't receive it Because it makes everyone's day Brighter... Thanks Dr. Underwood & Staff ~ -Shanoe Stafford

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Dr. Underwood is really patient and thorough with my eye exam. I highly recommend this TSO location! -Sonya And Mike L.

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Eric Underwood OD

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Conveniently located at 9950-A Katy Freeway, Memorial City TSO is open 6 days a week.

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Office hours

Mon: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Tue: 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Wed: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Thu: 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Fri: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Sat: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Office Phone: (713) 334-2020