About the Alkek Eye Center in the Cullen Institute

The Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas is delivering a standard of eye care unmatched in our community through our renowned team of physicians and surgeons. The Department of Ophthalmology actively participates in clinical research trials, offering our patients the opportunity to participate in the latest advances in eye care. Through our Alkek Eye Center, we offer exceptional clinical and surgical care, innovative, advanced treatment options based on the latest research, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. We're also improving patients' vision and advancing the treatment of eye disease and disorders through:

  • Outstanding educational programs for residents and fellows, medical and graduate students, researchers and practicing ophthalmologists
  • Leading-edge research in the structure, function and diseases of the eye and the visual system
  • Public programs for the prevention of eye disease and injury
Meet Our Team (372x158)

Meet Our Team

Ophthalmologists at the Alkek Eye Center at Baylor College of Medicine specialize in cataract, glaucoma, dry eye disease, macular degeneration, and much more. Learn more about Baylor ophthalmologists.

Patient Information (372x158)

For Eye Patients

Ophthalmology patient forms and information as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

Ophthalmology Services  (372x158)

Ophthalmology Services

Services at the Alkek Eye Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, include diagnostic testing, visual field testing, LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face, and more.

Research Lab (372x158)

Clinical Trials

Baylor College of Medicine conducts clinical trials that give participants access to the latest, most comprehensive diagnostic and treatment options available. See ophthalmology-related clinical trials.

BCM Optical Shop (320x240)

Quality Care, Latest in Eyewear, Convenient Location

BCM Optical provides convenient access to quality eye care.

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New study to help improve cataract surgery

A new study in the Alkek Eye Center is under way to compare the effectiveness of two methods in reducing astigmatism during cataract surgery. Read about ophthalmology-related research, faculty, news and events at Baylor College of Medicine.