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Memorial Eye Center - Oak Forest

Your Central Northwest Eye Doctor

On W 43rd and Ella

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About Memorial Eye Center - Oak Forest

Our team of professional eyeglass experts serves the Oak Forest and Houston Heights communities. Led by Dr. Esther Kovacs, this team of eyeglass experts can help with all of your advanced glaucoma testing (GDX), advanced diagnostic mapping of the retina, traditional eye exams, and eyeglass, designer frames, and contact lens needs.

Our team of doctors includes specialists in contact lens fitting for astigmatism (Toric) and bifocal contact lenses and extensive experience in fitting the most challenging contact lens patients successfully. We also specialize in managing laser vision correction, cataract surgery, and common ocular conditions such as dry eye, eye infections, corneal foreign bodies, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration.

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- Jun. 05, 2024
Very professional and friendly staff. They took care of me and answered all my questions. I’d defi... nitely recommend my family and friends.
- Jun. 19, 2024
Best eye doctor office I have ever been too, very professional kind courteous caring, I will refer a... nyone to this eye clinic.

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Our Eye Care Services

Other Services

If cataracts go untreated, they can cause total blindness in the affected eye. We can help with co-management of your cataract removal surgery.

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Eye emergencies such as severe pain in the eye, or foreign objects puncturing the eye require immediate attention. Contact us immediately.

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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.

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LASIK and refractive surgery are great ways to say goodbye to contacts and glasses for good. Find out if you’re a good candidate.

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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.

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Children with myopia are at higher risk for potentially sight-threatening vision problems. Save your child’s vision with myopia management.

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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.

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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.

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optomap imaging technology is setting a new standard for preventive eye health measures.

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Eyeglasses & Frames

Designer Frames

Designer 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.

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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.

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Contact Lenses

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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.

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Back to School
Back to School

50% Off Kids Eyewear + Adults 50% Off Frames

*Offer eligible for children 18 years old and younger. Requires purchase of a complete prescription pair, including frame and lenses. **Requires purchase of a complete prescription pair, including frame and lenses.
Does not include sunglass frames, Barton Perreira, Cartier, Cazal, Chanel, Cutler and Gross, Dior, Dita Lancier, Fendi, Gucci, ic!Berlin, l.a. Eyeworks, Maui Jim, Mykita, Nifties, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Persol, Ray-Ban, Robert Marc, Salt, Salvatore Ferragamo, Skaga, Silhouette, 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 7/1/24-9/15/24. 24AEG-777930

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We Accept Most Insurance Plans

Insurance Questions

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Benefit questions?
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(713) 686-3221

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Location & Opening Hours

On W 43rd and Ella

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Business Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed