Eye Care

Best optical care - with a smile

UTMB Health Optical Center provides the best optical care, using leading edge technology - with a smile. The Optical Center is conveniently located in the UTMB Health Eye Center, Galveston, one of the nation's leading centers for research and treatment of eye diseases. 

Dr. Matthew Crookston, OD board-certified optometrist, specializes in eye exams, low vision and fitting both soft and hard contact lenses. Dr. Crookston also is a faculty member of the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

He and his staff help patients select from hundreds of fashionable frames to find just the right fit, style and prescription to meet their individual needs.

UTMB Health Optical Center
  • Optometry eye exams and contact lens fittings by appointment
  • Medicare and Superior Vision health plans accepted
  • Shop for frames or for a free eye glasses cleaning and adjustment
  • Convenient location with Free parking


Texas City:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
(409) 978-4315 

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
(409) 747–5823

Optical Center direct line for contact lens re-orders and product questions