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Museum District Eye Center: Your Houston Optometry and Ophthalmology Resource

Welcome to the official website for Museum District Eye Center. Dr. Charles A. Garcia and the rest of our skilled team look forward to serving your Houston family's needs across the full spectrum of eye and vision care, from optometry to ophthalmology. In addition to monitoring the health of your eyes and provide treatments or vision corrections as needed, we're also proud to serve as a source of guidance, information and education to help you make the right choices for your ocular well-being. We invite you to explore this website, learn more about our practitioners and services, and schedule a visit to our offices.


A Dedicated Team of Professionals

You couldn't do better than the immense skill and expertise of our distinguished team of practitioners here at Museum District Eye Center. Founding ophthalmologist Dr. Charles A. Garcia has specialized in vitreoretinal diseases since 1974, authoring three books and hundreds of articles. Ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal specialist Dr. Frank J. Ruda obtained advanced education these fields at West Virginia University Eye Institute in Morgantown, West Virginia. Dr. Rania Tabet studied ophthalmology, with a special focus on corneal disorders, at the Foundation Ophthalmologic of Rothschild, Paris, France and the University of Paris VII, School of Medicine.

We also maintain a team of top-class optometrists to meet your family's primary eye and vision care needs. Dr.Mary Jane Cuevas, Dr. T.Geoffrey Iszard, Dr. Earline P. Morse, and Dr. Michael L. Suber are all experienced therapeutic optometrists who can check your eyes, prescribe vision correction, and diagnose diseases and disorders.

From Eye Exams to Emergency Eye Care Services

As you can see, our diverse team of experts gives us the ability to deal with a wide range of issues and needs, from the routine to the urgent. Let us help you with:

• Eye exams - Our comprehensive eye exams will help ensure that your eyes and vision are always in good working order, detecting any issues that require further attention or treatment.

• Vision correction - We can provide everything from glasses (in designer frames) and contacts to LASIK vision correction surgery.

• Ophthalmology - We offer medical treatment for all kinds of eye disorders, from retinal diseases and tumors to cataracts and glaucoma.

• Emergency eye care services - When trouble strikes, our experts can help. Turn to our eye doctors for help with eye injuries, severe infections, and other eye emergencies.

Experience Our Excellence. Call Museum District Eye Center Today!

Whether you need to undergo major eye surgery or just looking for the perfect pair of eyeglasses and frames, you and your loved ones will always find the excellence in eye care you're looking for at Museum District Eye Center. Call 713-333-0151 or contact any of our other eye centers in the Houston area to schedule an initial consultation with our team!

Meet The Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Charles A. Garcia
    , M.D.
    Surgery and Treatment of Diseases of Retina and Vitreous

    Dr. Charles A. Garcia is a board certified and internationally recognized researcher and clinician. As a specialist, his clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis of various vitreo-retinal diseases and he has worked throughout his career on finding a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa and Retinal Dystrophies. Dr. Garcia has written extensively on his retina research and published more than 175 articles, written three books in English and Spanish as well as published numerous articles in association with the National Institutes of Health. He has presented in numerous ophthalmic societies both in the US and internationally and has been active in training more than 100 post-doctoral fellows from 22 countries including the United States since 1974.

  • Rania Tabet
    , M.D.
    Surgery & Diseases of the Cornea, Retina, and Vitreous

    General Ophthalmology & Cosmetic Consultations Dr. Rania Tabet earned her medical degree and her general Ophthalmology degree from the St. Joseph University School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon. She then completed two years of advanced training in Cornea, anterior segment and ocular surface inflammation at the University of Paris VII, School of Medicine and the prestigious Foundation Ophthalmologic of Rothschild, Paris, France.

    She then went on to complete one-year of Clinical Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment followed by two years of Clinical Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal diseases and surgery, both from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science.

  • Mary Jane Cuevas
    , O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist
    Dr. Mary Jane Cuevas, O.D., is a therapeutic optometrist, and one of the refraction and contact lens doctors for the practice. As a Houston native, Dr. Cuevas graduated from the University of St. Thomas and received her doctorate degree in optometry at the University of Houston, College of Optometry. She is a patron of the arts in the Houston Arts community and avid lover of the Bayou Bend and Buffalo Bayou Collective.
  • Saina Esfandiari
    , O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist

    Saina Esfandiari, O.D., received her Doctorate in Optometry at the Inter-American University School of Optometry, San Juan PR going on to become a Clinical Instructor at the same institution.  As an instructor she assessed and managed common patient complaints and prescribed treatment and medication.  In addition to her instructional duties, she also discussed cases with physicians and other health professionals to prepare a comprehensive patient care plan.  Her areas of interest include treatment of dry eyes and corneal dytrophies.  Dr. Esfandiari has more than ten years of clinical background providing education and patient co-management with general ophthalmologist, retina and glaucoma specialist.

  • T. Geoffrey Iszard
    , O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist
    T. Geoffrey Iszard, O.D., received his Doctorate in Optometry at the University of Houston, with honors, going on to completed a fellowship in Corneal and External Disease at the University of Texas at Houston Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Iszard served as Staff Optometrist at the NASA Johnson Space Center until 2006, and is currently Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the University of Houston, College of Optometry. His areas of interest include treatment of dry eyes and specialty contact lenses.
  • Earline P. Morse
    , O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist
    Earline P. Morse graduated from the University of Missouri in 1990. She then continued her education and earned a degree of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Morse later completed an advance fellowship training in Ocular Disease with Dr. Charles A. Garcia at The University of Texas Medical School in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Morse has additional certifications as Glaucoma Specialist and Therapeutic Optometrist. Dr. Morse has been recognized as Outstanding Optometric Doctor for the Uniformed Services Family Health Plan. She enjoys gardening and spending time with friends and family.
  • Michael L. Suber
    , O.D.
    Therapeutic Optometrist
    Dr. Michael L. Suber has practiced in the Houston-Galveston area for the past 20 years. He received his Bachelors Degree at the University of Houston and went on to the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Suber has always had an interest in the area of research and has been previously awarded grant funding from the National Institutes of Health for the Study of Gene Therapy for Retinal Degenerations. Dr. Suber has been fitting contact lenses and treating eye disease so patients can attain maximum visual function and maintain good ocular health.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr Garcia is a brilliant professional and a gentleman, for me it was a privilege to be his patient.
    Thank you Dr Garcia"
    - Esperanza T.
  • "Have been visiting Garcia's Office since 1995. Have received 5 'star' service & treatment. Highly recommend them."
    -Daniel G.
  • "Charles A. Garcia, M.D. is the ultimate gentleman professional --- brilliant; supremely educated, experienced and proficient; exceptionally courteous; appropriately amiable; completely approachable; thoroughly caring --- it is my sincerest honor and privilege to be his patient."
    -Bradford W.

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