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Meet The Optometrist

Meet your Heights Optometrist, Dr. Richard Ullman

Dr. Ullman (O.D., Doctor of Optometry) is an independent primary health care provider who specializes in the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures. He began practicing at The Yale Vision Center in 1971. Dr Ullman is among a select group to have been trained in working with functional vision disorders in visual processing which affect reading, computer use, and other aspects of learning, development and behavior. These include Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), Dry Eye Syndrome (DES), LASIK Co-Management, Cataract Co-Management, and Macular Degeneration He is also specially trained in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma and other eye diseases.

This hidden gem in the Heights area of Houston not only takes of it's patients' vision needs, but provides them with the latest fashionable frames such as Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and Gucci, DR. Ullman and The Yale Vision Center have been a staple in the Heights community providing state-of-the-art eye care for over 30 years.

Dr. Ullman's expertise led to his work with "Eye Care for Kids" a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children reach their full educational and social potential through vision. 'My career path in Optometry was first ignited when I realized this specialty could make such a positive difference in peoples' health and lives" says Dr. Ullman. He served as president for the group for two years and has been instrumental in raising awareness for the foundation.

Dr. Ullman attended University of Houston, College of Optometry. After graduation, he enlisted in the Army and during this tour, he was honored with the Certificate of Achievement Award. Dr. Ullman continued his education to become a Glaucoma specialist and obtained his Therapeutic License. He is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Harris County Optometry Society.

Through the years, Dr. Ullman has been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences. He continues to offer his patients exceptional one-on-one care for their individual needs.

Richard Ullman OD

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  • "Dr. Ullman is a breath of fresh air. He is exactly the doctor that I've been looking for. He is honest, has integrity, is professional but friendly and personable."
    Houston, TX

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