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Welcome to Space Center Eye Associates. We are pleased to welcome you as a prospective new patient to our Houston and Clear Lake optometry practice. Here you will find a team of the finest optometrists in Texas waiting to serve the eye care needs of you and your family with skill, precision, compassion, and a whole lot of caring. Let us get you acquainted with our fine team of doctors.

Mask Mandate Update – A Message To Our Valued Patients:

Texas Governor, Greg Abbot, announced that some statewide COVID-19 mandates will be lifted as of 03/10/21. The most notable of those being the mask mandate.

As we know, although vaccines are being distributed throughout the state, COVID-19 remains a serious concern in our state, and new cases are still being confirmed daily.

In a continued effort to prioritize the safety of our patients and community, we will continue to require the use of masks while in our office. We are fully committed to ensuring the safety of both our team and patients as we navigate this ongoing pandemic.

In addition to requiring mask use, our office will continue to practice all other COVID-19 safety protocols, including constant sanitation and practicing social distancing where possible.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding. The safety of our patients and team is and has always been our top priority.

Thank you and stay safe,
Dr. Keith Manuel
Space Center Eye Associates

Optometrist Dr. Keith Manuel

Dr. Keith Manuel is someone you will be glad to know, and his knowledgeable, easygoing demeanor will ensure you feel comfortable with him and trust him with your eye care needs from the very beginning. Dr. Manuel graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry, a prestigious institution, and has been practicing in the Bay Area of Texas for more than three decades. His patients love him, and he is devoted to making their eyes as healthy as they can be, while giving them a positive experience at his office each time they come.

Not only is Dr. Manuel a practicing optometrist, he is also a faculty member at the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, and at the University of Houston College of Optometry. He has worked with NASA’s Space Flight Medicine Center to coordinate optometry care for astronauts, as well as participated in several NASA experiments on the effects of space travel on vision in humans. He is also a certified glaucoma specialist.

Optometrist Dr. Hannah Burfield

Dr. Burfield grew up in a small town in Wisconsin and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She then moved to Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude with her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. She simultaneously completed a Master of Science degree in Physiological Optics and Vision Science as part of a dual degree program. In this program, she conducted research in myopia and circadian rhythms, and presented her research at several ophthalmological conventions around the United States.

During her time in optometry school, Dr. Burfield completed externships specializing in ocular disease and specialty contact lenses. She also rotated through several specialty clinics including pre/post operative surgical care, pediatrics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision, and primary eye care. She has extensive training in managing conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, cataracts, dry eye syndrome, and corneal disease. She is passionate about fitting specialty contact lenses, including corneal gas permeable and scleral lenses, on patients with corneal disease or specific visual needs. Dr. Burfield can perform eye exams in English or Spanish, and enjoys seeing patients of all ages. She is a licensed therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist.

In her free time, Dr. Burfield enjoys spending quality time with family, friends, and her dog. She is passionate about animals, baking, cooking, and traveling.

Some of Our Services to Our Patients

In addition to performing comprehensive eye exams and fitting for glasses and contact lenses, we also evaluate the health of your eyes, and how well they work. We do this using a number of painless, non-invasive high technology tools that allow us to test and measure every aspect of your eyes. This gives us a better idea of what your eyes need to see at their best and be as healthy as possible.

We also perform LASIK surgery to correct things like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, and to remove cataracts. We do complete diagnostic tests before the surgery to make sure you’re an excellent candidate for it, and provide all post-operative care, too.

What to Do Next

Why, contact us to schedule your initial consultation and exam, of course. We look forward to meeting you and serving the vision and eye care needs of you and your family for years to come. Let us be your eye care practice of choice. You’ll always be glad you chose us for this honor. We’re waiting to hear from you, so contact us to set up your appointment today.

We can be reached at:

Space Center Eye Associates
2323 Clear Lake City Blvd
Houston, TX 77062