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    Welcome to South Shore Eye Center

Welcome to South Shore Eye Center!

Conveniently located across from the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, South Shore Eye Center has been serving the families of League City and the Bay Area for more than 20 years. The staff at South Shore Eye Center is made up of dedicated professionals committed to providing superior eye care and service with a personal touch.  From performing routine eye exams and treating minor ocular emergencies to managing the complicated eyewear and eye care needs of astronauts, the team at South Shore Eye Center is experienced in all areas of optometric care.

In addition to practicing Therapeutic Optometry at South Shore Eye Center, Dr. Robert Gibson OD and Dr. Teresa Lutz OD maintain staff positions at:

  • Coastal Eye Associates – On staff at Coastal Eye Associates in Webster, Drs Gibson and Lutz are able to refer and co-manage complicated ophthalmological diseases and surgical cases with ophthalmologists who specialize in treating eye conditions including: cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, pediatric disorders, eyelid procedures and diabetic retinopathy.
  • Advanced Laser Vision & Surgical Institute – As referring LASIK specialists, Drs Gibson and Lutz have been co-managing patients undergoing LASIK, PRK and intraocular lens implants, including ReSTOR, since ALV began serving patients in January, 2000.
  • University of Houston, College of Optometry – For more than 15 years, Drs Gibson and Lutz have been Clinical Adjunct Professors at the UH College of Optometry and have mentored graduating optometry students in their practices. 
  • NASA’s Johnson Space Center – South Shore Eye Center has provided the eye care needs  for astronauts of NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) and the (CSA) Canadian Space Agency for more than 7 years. We have served the complicated eyewear needs of astronauts flying on the International Space Station, the Space Shuttle and the Russian Soyuz.  In addition, Dr. Gibson currently provides eye care in the Flight Medicine optometric clinic at Johnson Space Center and has published research, conducted at NASA, on the effects of space flight on the eye.

We hope you will consider us for all your eye care and eyewear needs.  Please give us a call to schedule an appointment or stop by the office to view our extensive collection of designer eyewear.