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Dear Patients,

I am writing to inform you that I will no longer be seeing patients after June 1, 2019. My many years at Texas Eye Institute have been extremely rewarding, and it is with a heavy heart that I am finally retiring. I am blessed to have gotten to know you and your families over these past 43 years and have forged many meaningful and enjoyable relationships as a result. I want to wholeheartedly thank you for entrusting me with your eye care all these years. I cannot imagine a profession that would have given me more pride and joy.

At Texas Eye Institute, we feel very fortunate to have searched and found a Harvard educated, Wills Eye Hospital fellowship trained Corneal Specialist, Dr. Yasir Ahmed, to continue on with your eyecare needs. Dr. Ahmed will begin seeing patients at both Texas Eye Institute locations, Southwest and Southeast, beginning June 17, 2019. After interviewing many candidates, we are very excited and confident in our choice. Should you prefer another physician on our staff, please do not hesitate to ask. Your medical records will remain safe and confidential at Texas Eye Institute.

If I can be of any assistance to you before my departure, please do not hesitate to ask. Otherwise, please contact Vanessa Henriquez at our Southwest location for any other needs you may have. I have greatly valued you as a patient and thank you for your loyalty and allowing me the privilege of caring for you over these years. I wish you all the best of health and happiness.

Warmest regards,
Richard Edwin Pitts, M.D.

Introducing Dr. Yasir Ahmed!

We are very excited to welcome American Board of Ophthalmology certified Corneal Specialist Dr. Yasir Ahmed to Texas Eye Institute. He provides a great blend of top- notch clinical education, knowledge and experience with a strong passion for providing community-based medical and surgical care.

Dr. Ahmed is a Cornea fellowship-trained ophthalmologist, one of the few in the greater Houston area. He gained experience as a comprehensive Cornea Specialist at the Eye Care Specialists in Pennsylvania after completing his Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital, recognized as one of the two best hospitals nationwide in Ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016–2017 annual survey. Dr. Ahmed received his bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Ahmed subsequently completed an internship in internal medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From there Dr. Ahmed went to Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Penn State University where he finished a three-year residency in ophthalmology. He then pursued sub-specialty training at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia where he completed a Cornea and External Disease Fellowship.

Dr. Ahmed is available to see patients starting June 17, 2019. We appreciate the confidence you have placed in our fine physicians for the care of your patients. We are confident you will find the same excellent and compassionate care for your patients from Dr. Ahmed

Welcome to Texas Eye Institute

Texas Eye Institute is acknowledged as one of the Gulf Coast's premier eye care physician groups. Since 1961 we've dedicated ourselves to building a tradition of excellence in eye care unparalleled in the area. Patients have given us the compliment of referring family and friends to our practice-their trust in us is an inspiration for our practice to continue to maintain our tradition of excellence. The groups medical expertise, which is available at five convenient locations, covers the spectrum of eye care and specialties including: routine eye exams; LASIK eye surgery, cataract surgery; glaucoma; corneal transplants; retina-vitreous care; pediatrics; different types of laser vision correction and plastic surgery of the eyelids.