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Texas State Optical - Downtown: Houston Eye Doctor and Eyewear

TSO: Helping You See The Important Things In Life

The Texas State Optical on Walker Street is your place for an optometrist in Downtown Houston.  Located in the exquisite art-deco Esperson Building with easy access from the Downtown Tunnel System, Downtown TSO understands a busy executive's need for a thorough, professional eye exam that fits a modern schedule.

We will be working hard so you can enjoy browsing our collection of fine eyewear and sunglasses as we ready ourselves to provide a prompt, courteous and informative eye exam.

With locations across Texas, and now the great Southwest,Texas State Optical has been serving the eyes of Texas since 1936.  We're pleased you want to learn more about our Houston optometric practice. 

We are proud to be a part of the TSO family, and we combine the latest technology and years of experience to give you thorough eye examinations and fashionable, affordable eyewear. We know what you're looking for, and our Downtown Houston eye doctor and eye care professionals are ready and willing to help you see and look your best.

Your optometrist in Downtown Houston

The optometrist and staff of the Downtown Texas State Optical enjoy building relationships, and many times, entire families choose TSO for all their vision needs. There's no greater satisfaction for Dr. Van Nguyen than to provide vision care for a grandmother, son and granddaughter from the same family.

If it's time now for your annual eye exam, or if a vision problem is causing you concern, contact our optometrist in Downtown Houston. We are sincerely committed to our patients and their eye health.


If you are looking for an eye doctor, see Dr. Nguyen, she is one of the most thorough and friendly doctors I have ever seen. She took the time to explain everything to me and took her time to ensure everything was taken care of. Great doctor!!
- N Bastida.
Fast, Friendly, Respectful, and CLASSY!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!
- Quintessa H.
I'm a very old customer... Got my first pair of eye glasses from the same downtown location back in the late '60s. Still great doctors and service.
- Evelyn G.
Excellent attention and care provided by both Dr. Tran and Nguyen. Thanks to them I can see again.
- Benoit L.
The staff and doctor are friendly, knowledgeable and very considerate. Office is very modern and stylish. I lost my contacts one morning and called them desperate. When I got to the office, they were able to get me in by lunch for an eye exam, I got a trial pair of contacts, and was even fitted for a pair of frames and spent much less than I would have expected to pay at my usual place. So glad I found them! I recommend to everyone.
- Anthresia M.
This TSO location was truly a class act!!!! Both my daughter and I are patients and not only is the decor classy and stylish, the customer service was fast and friendly! They have a great selection to choose from in eye wear, whatever your price range they have something for you! I would highly recommend service at this little hidden jewel in Downtown Houston.
- Alicia W.
I was treated with courtesy and respect by everyone. The service was prompt and I recommend them to anyone needing an eye exam and glasses or contact lenses.
- Chris S.
I have been going to this location for many years and had to go back on Monday for an eye exam and new contacts & glasses. (The doctor) was wonderful as was the young lady who assisted me before my actual exam. I will be going back more often (I'm sort of neglectful from time to time regarding my eyes - I know, not smart). Very friendly, helpful people.
- Karen H.


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