Your University Place Eye Doctor
On Rice Boulevard between Morningside Dr. and Greenbriar Dr.
About Memorial Eye Center - Rice Village
Same doctors and staff, but with a new name.
We are now Memorial Eye Center at Rice Village!
A wide variety of eye care is offered at the Rice Village location, including standard and specialized contact lens fitting, pediatric eye care, and surgical evaluations. Our experienced and welcoming eye doctors, Dr. Robert Flanders and Dr. David Sims can’t wait to serve you. Dr. Flanders holds membership in the American and Texas Optometric Associations. While primary family eye care is our focus, Dr. Sims is also attentive to all medical conditions that affect your eyes such as diabetes, hypertension, neurological disorders, and vascular disease.
Meet our Eye Doctors
Our Eye Care Services
Comprehensive Eye Exams
From updating your eyeglasses prescription to detection and treatment of eye diseases, comprehensive eye exams are important for continued visual health.
Contact Lens Exams
During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will check if you are a good candidate for contacts and find the best type of contacts for your needs..
Do you have dry, itchy, gritty-feeling eyes? Dry eye syndrome is a very common condition. We offer dry eye treatments at our eye care clinic.
If cataracts go untreated, they can cause total blindness in the affected eye. We can help with co-management of your cataract removal surgery.
Eye emergencies such as severe pain in the eye, or foreign objects puncturing the eye require immediate attention. Contact us immediately.
Eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration can cause severe loss of vision if not diagnosed and treated early. Our eye care team can help.
LASIK and refractive surgery are great ways to say goodbye to contacts and glasses for good. Find out if you’re a good candidate.
Macular degeneration can cause severe central vision loss if not detected and treated early on. We can help preserve your vision.
Clear vision is an essential part of a child’s healthy development and learning. Regular pediatric eye exams can help detect and treat common issues.
Over 50% of people living with glaucoma don’t know they have the disease as it shows no symptoms. Early detection and treatment can prevent blindness.
Low vision occurs when a person’s visual acuity is 20/70 or worse, and their vision can’t be fixed with glasses or contacts. Find out how an eye doctor can help.
Orthokeratology is a non-invasive vision correction alternative to LASIK. Put in the specialty lenses while you sleep, and experience better vision in the morning.
Scleral lenses are a great option for those with severe dry eye or abnormally-shaped corneas. Is this comfortable alternative to traditional contacts right for you?
While vision can change drastically in the senior years, these changes shouldn't have to impair one's quality of life. The earlier these problems are detected and treated, the more likely proper eye care can help you retain good vision.
Astigmatism can cause vision problems such as blurred or double vision at all distances. Find out what you can do to correct astigmatism and see your best.
Children with myopia are at higher risk for potentially sight-threatening vision problems. Save your child’s vision with myopia management.
Presbyopia is a normal part of aging. If you’re past 40 and notice you can’t read up close, our eye doctors may be able to help.
Eyeglasses & Frames
Our extensive optical section offers a wide variety of eyeglass frames in every style, material & design. Come visit us today to see for yourself!
Our expert optical team can find just the right pair of glasses for you to be confident and look your best.
Lens coatings improve visual comfort, make it easier to clean your glasses and ensure your lenses last longer. Coatings include anti-scratch, anti-reflective, photochromatic and UV / blue light filters.
Contact Lens Fitting
We offer a wide range of contact lens options from dailies, monthly to multifocal contact lenses for crystal clear vision and superior comfort.
During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will check if you are a good candidate for contacts and find the best type of contacts for your needs.
The biggest savings of the season promotion with a 40% Off Frames promotion from April 3rd through June 11th.
*Requires purchase of a complete prescription pair, including frame and lenses. Does not include Barton Perreira, Cartier, Cazal, Chanel, Cutler and Gross, Dior, Dita Lancier, Fendi, Gucci, ic!Berlin, l.a. Eyeworks, Maui Jim, Michael Kors, Nifties, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Persol, Ray-Ban, Robert Marc, Silhouette, Tiffany & Co., Tom Ford, WOOW, accessories, contact lenses, or medical procedures. Cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions, or insurance plans. Not valid on previous orders. Other restrictions may apply. See practice for full details. Offer valid 4/3/23 - 6/11/23. 23AEG-497800