Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To be a leading international ophthalmology center providing excellence in patient service, education, research and leadership based on our core values of compassion, professional integrity, competence and teamwork.

Our Vision

Our educational programs enable skilled doctors to become outstanding ophthalmologists who will be leaders in patient care and research.

Our comprehensive and sub-specialty clinical care programs support our educational programs and represent our commitment to the vision health and well-being of all Texans through preventive, diagnostic and treatment services.

Our researchers discover new and innovative approaches to the understanding and treatment of eye-related conditions and diseases.

Our Values

We are committed to an excellent patient experience. We strive to provide patients with the highest quality of care in a professional, respectful, and compassionate manner.

We are committed to our Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences team. We strive to treat all team members — physicians, trainees, and staff — with fairness, respect and transparency.

We are committed to leadership. We strive to build leadership at all levels of the department and to apply its lessons on a daily basis.

We are committed to growth and innovation. We strive to build leading-edge education, research and clinical programs that position us to better serve the public.