Dr. Ashley Tucker

Dr. Ashley Tucker Houston Optometrist Myopia Specialist

Dr. Ashley W. Tucker, Therapeutic Optometrist, FAAO, FSLS, Diplomate, ABO

Dr. Ashley Tucker joined our practice during the summer of 2011. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Cell Science before going on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Tucker is the director of The Contact Lens Institute of Houston – a branch of Bellaire Family Eye Care which focuses on finding the perfect contact lens option for all patients.

While in optometry school, Dr. Tucker earned several Letters of Excellence for her clinical work and several awards, including the Vistakon excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Award and the Metro Optics Excellence award.

Dr. Tucker completed a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at the University of Houston where she received extensive training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of corneal diseases and in complex contact lens fits including patients with keratoconus, corneal transplants, and refractive surgery. Dr. Tucker has a passion for fitting scleral contact lenses and regularly receives referrals from her fellow Optometrists and Ophthalmologists to manage patients in need of specialty contact lenses. In addition, she has earned her Fellowship from the Scleral Lens Education Society which distinguishes her as an expert scleral lens fitter. Dr. Tucker is also passionate about myopia management. She is certified in fitting orthokeratology lenses in both children and adults and has extensive experience and knowledge in myopia management. Although she has particular expertise in contact lenses, Dr. Tucker provides full scope eye care to all of her patients.

Dr. Tucker is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Through her affiliation with the University of Houston, she regularly provides continuing education on the topics of specialty contact lenses and myopia management.

Dr. Tucker is honored to be a member of the Speaker’s Bureau for the speciality division of Bausch & Lomb, a member of the Professional Advancement consultant team for CooperVision, a consultant for SynergEyes and a lecturer for the STAPLE (Soft Toric and Presbyopic Lens Experience) program.

Dr. Tucker is originally from Louisiana, but she and her family relocated to Florida while she was in high school. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband, daughter, and son.