Dr. Bruce Colton, O.D.

Bruce Colton, O.D. earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brigham Young University, and his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Hou...

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Dr. Bruce Colton, O.D.

Bruce Colton, O.D. earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brigham Young University, and his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. While at the University of Houston, he completed a two-year research fellowship with the National Institute of Health using stem cells to restore vision lost to macular degeneration. Dr. Colton also taught Molecular and Microbiology at the University of Houston, and was voted best instructor two years in a row. He was awarded the Family Vision Solutions Gas Permeable Contact Lens Award and the A.C. Marcaccio Community Service Award, in addition to being inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic achievement.

Dr. Colton went on to complete his internship rotation in ocular disease at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where he performed minor surgeries, and treated glaucoma and infections. Dr. Colton completed a second rotation in medical specialty contact lenses at Space Center Eye Associates in Houston. There Dr. Colton provided vision care for NASA astronauts and worked alongside Dr. F. Keith Manuel, a world-renowned expert on specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Colton is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to perform medical eye exams and administer injections. He is registered with the DEA to prescribe and administer ophthalmic drugs, including oral antibiotics, glaucoma drops, and pain medication. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Colton has given volunteer service all around the world. He lived in the farming communities of northern Argentina for two years, helping people to overcome addictions, reach their goals, and achieve family happiness. He lived with his wife in a small coastal fishing town in China for four months teaching English to underprivileged elementary school children. He traveled to rural Guatemala in 2013 and 2014 to provide eye care to hundreds of indigenous Mayans. He provides eye screenings for Special Olympics athletes in Houston and Arlington.

He most enjoys helping patients suffering from dry eyes and ocular disease, and treating children with myopia (near-sightedness) with specialty contacts to prevent their eyes from getting worse each year. He also enjoys fitting multi-focal (bifocal) contact lenses and difficult-to-fit lenses for patients with corneal disease. He uses the latest technology to diagnose eye diseases and keeps up with the newest eye treatments for his patients.

In his free time, Dr. Colton plays with his four kids: 7-year-old daughter, 4-year-old son, 2-year-old twin boys, and takes his wife on dates to her
favorite Mexican restaurants. Dr. Colton and his family have egg-laying hens and a large vegetable garden, which they use to grow their own food. He speaks in Spanish with his kids. Dr. Colton plays organ for his local church and organizes local service projects. In September 2017, Dr. Colton took a group of 19 volunteers to Houston and restored homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Iqra Quddus, O.D.

Iqra Quddus, O.D. earned her undergraduate degree in Health Science from Stony Brook University in New York, and her Doctorate in Optometry from the U...

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Iqra Quddus, O.D.

Iqra Quddus, O.D. earned her undergraduate degree in Health Science from Stony Brook University in New York, and her Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. While at the University of Houston, she completed a clinical rotation in Neurology and Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Quddus was selected for the elite Bioscience Research Collaborative at Rice University. She was awarded a Clinical Letter of Excellence, in addition to being inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic achievement.

Dr. Quddus went on to complete her internship rotation in ocular disease at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where she provided medical eye care, and treated glaucoma and infections. Dr. Quddus completed a second rotation providing pre and post-operative care for major eye surgeries, medical specialty contact lenses, and chronic dry eye disease at Lakeline Vision Source in Austin. Dr. Quddus also spent four months volunteering at Hope Eye Clinic in inner-city Houston, providing primary care to non-English-speaking patients in need. .

Dr. Quddus is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to perform medical eye exams and administer injections. She is registered with the DEA to prescribe and administer ophthalmic drugs, including oral antibiotics, glaucoma drops, and pain medication. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Quddus is dual-licensed as a doctor in New York, and has traveled extensively. She is comfortable providing eye care speaking English, Urdu, Hindi, and Spanish.

She most enjoys helping patients suffering from dry eyes and ocular disease, fitting specialty contact lenses when traditional glasses and contacts are not adequate, and providing high quality pre and post-operative eye care for major refractive eye surgeries like LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery. She uses the latest technology to diagnose eye diseases and keeps up with the newest eye treatments for her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Quddus spends time with her newlywed husband in Fairview, Texas. She enjoys volunteering and helping special needs children both at volunteer clinics and events.”

Sierra Vogt Suarez, O.D.

Sierra Vogt Suarez, O.D. earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from The University of Iowa, and her Doctorate in Optometry from the Illinois Coll...

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Sierra Vogt Suarez, O.D.

Sierra Vogt Suarez, O.D. earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from The University of Iowa, and her Doctorate in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. While at the Chicago Illinois College of Optometry, she completed a clinical rotation at the Illinois Eye Institute, where she treated patients with partial vision loss during and after major eye surgeries. She achieved the Dean’s List four years in a row, in addition to being inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic achievement.

Dr. Suarez went on to complete her Military Hospital internship working at the Beaufort South Carolina Naval Hospital, where she provided medical eye care for active duty and retired officers and their family members. Dr. Suarez completed a second Military rotation at the Tuscaloosa Alabama Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Dr. Suarez also spent four months volunteering at Highline Vision Center in Colorado, where she specialized in treating young children with vision therapy to help them avoid eye surgery and improve their academic and sports performance. She became an expert in fitting custom medical contacts for patients with cornea
diseases, as well as fitting children in Ortho-K CRT and multifocal lenses to prevent them from developing the need for glasses. Due to her husband’s career with the Air Force, Dr. Suarez has worked in private practices in South Carolina, New Jersey and Oklahoma. She most recently spent four years in rural Oklahoma as a mobile doctor, visiting senior citizens in nursing homes and at assisted living facilities to provide bedside medical eye care.

Dr. Suarez is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to perform medical eye exams and administer injections. She is registered with the DEA to prescribe and administer ophthalmic drugs, including oral antibiotics, glaucoma drops, and pain medication. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Suarez is licensed as a doctor in Texas and Oklahoma, and has traveled extensively to offer volunteer eye care. She helped with the Special Olympics in Florida as an on-site eye doctor. She traveled with a medical mission group to Honduras to offer free medical care to rural areas where there is no other care available.

Dr. Suarez spends her free time with her husband and two young children. She enjoys volunteering and helping special needs children both at volunteer clinics and events.

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