MEMORIAL EYE CENTER
AT OAK FOREST-HEIGHTS
1229 West 43rd St., Houston, Texas
MEMORIAL EYE CENTER
AT OAK FOREST-HEIGHTS
(FORMER TODAY’S VISION)
Precisely Personalized Eye Care
Same doctors and staff, but with a new name. We are now Memorial Eye Center at Oak Forest-Heights!
Our team of professional eyeglass experts serves the Oak Forest and Houston Heights communities. Led by Dr. Ester Kovacs, this team of eyeglass experts can help with all of your advanced glaucoma testing (GDX), advanced diagnostic mapping of retina, along with traditional eye exam, eye glass, designer frames and contact lens needs.
Dr. Kovacs is a licensed therapeutic and glaucoma specialist. The Vision Care Institute in Jacksonville , Florida has also recognized Dr. Kovacs as a specialist in contact lens fitting for astigmatism (Toric) and bifocal contact lenses. Her extensive training has provided the knowledge to successfully fit the most challenging contact lens patients. She also specializes in the management of laser vision correction, cataract surgery, and common ocular conditions such as dry eye, eye infections, corneal foreign bodies, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration.
We are committed to serving you safely, and we are thrilled to provide a safe, clean and trustworthy home for your vision health needs. Indeed, it’s good to see you again. Click the link to view our new safety protocols and important information to prepare for your visit.
Meet Our Optometrists
Esther Kovacs, O.D.
About Dr. Kovacs
After college, she attended 4 years at the University of Houston , College of Optometry , where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree. She now is a licensed therapeutic and glaucoma specialist. Her externship training was in both Albuquerque at the VA Hospital and San Antonio at Lackland Air Force base. These sites allowed her to gain the knowledge and skill to treat a variety of pathologies and complicated ocular abnormalities.
The Vision Care Institute in Jacksonville, Florida has also recognized Dr. Kovacs as a specialist in contact lens fitting for astigmatism (Toric) and bifocal contact lenses. Her extensive training in Florida provided the knowledge to successfully fit the most challenging contact lens patients. She also specializes in the management of laser vision correction, cataract surgery, and common ocular conditions such as dry eye, eye infections, corneal foreign bodies, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration.
Dr. Kovacs is a member of the Harris County Optometric Society. She resides in Houston with her husband Jason and son Logan. When she is not working, Dr. Kovacs enjoys traveling, relaxing by the pool, and spending time with family in Florida.
Kim Chau, O.D.
About Dr. Chau
Dr. Kim Chau received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Houston Baptist University. Her clinical externships include the VA Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, where she received specialized training in ocular disease management, eye emergencies, and managing low vision patients.
Dr. Chau has participated in yearly mission trips as her way to give back to the community. Near the south Texas border, she volunteered with RAM Lone Star Mission and has also traveled to Guatemala to serve villagers at the ASELSI clinic. Dr. Chau has also held a leadership position for the American Optometric Association as the local political action committee liaison, helping to advance the optometric profession’s legislative rights.
Dr. Chau is a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist certified by the Texas Optometry Board in the treatment and management of ocular disease. She practices full scope optometry which includes diagnosing and managing glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and corneal diseases. She also co-manages procedures such as LASIK and cataract surgery.
In her time away from the office, Dr. Chau enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.
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Memorial Eye Center Oak Forest-Heights
1229 West 43rd St.
Houston, Texas 77018
E: [email protected]
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