The Houston Ophthalmological Society is comprised of ophthalmologists ("Eye M.D." physicians and surgeons) from Houston and the surrounding regions. Regular meetings are held with national experts in various ophthalmic subspecialties. We support the education and training of residents and fellows through our partnership with Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Society members provide eyecare to our community, participate in local and international volunteer services, conduct research and teach.
The mission of the Houston Ophthalmological Society is to promote the highest standard of ethical, compassionate patient care; present the latest advances in medical and surgical ophthalmology and the basic sciences through sponsorship of continuing medical education by internationally recognized experts; foster collegial exchange of knowledge and fellowship within the ophthalmic community, and deepen the educational experience of regional ophthalmologists-in-training; and prevent blindness and restore sight through development and support of medical outreach programs.