Eye Doctor Eric Underwood O.D. Houston TX
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Eric Underwood O.D.

Houston TX

Texas State Optical

TSO Memorial City

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

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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Fashion Brands

Airlock, Calvin Klein, Candies, Coach, Ernest Hemingway, Etnia, Flexon, Gucci, Guess, Haggar, Library, Luxottica, Marc, Marchon, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Polo, Ray Ban Glasses, Safilo Elasta, Tom Ford, Tori, Versace

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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Dr Underwood was great! I tried on just about every pair of glasses in the store and the staff was happy to help and give advice. They didn't pressure me to buy name brand glasses. My glasses came in about 9 business days after purchase, 13 total due to a holiday weekend. Overall very reasonable and thorough. -Stacey Marshall

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I have a very complicated prescription. For the first time ever, I have eyeglasses that I actually prefer over my contacts. I see now that, one hour places were not meeting my needs and you basically get what you pay for. Everyone from the front office to the optometrists were patient and professional through every step of the process. I will go to them for my eye care from now on. -Karen R.

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Dr. Eric Underwood

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

Office hours

Mon: 09:00 am to 06:30 pm
Tue: 09:00 am to 07:30 pm
Wed: 09:00 am to 06:30 pm
Thu: 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Fri: 09:00 am to 06:30 pm
Sat: 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
Office Phone: (713) 334-2020