Dr. Watkins

  • Dr. Watkins

Dr. Watkins

Whether you are seeking eye surgery or need a routine eye exam in Houston, L. Andrew Watkins, M.D., can help. Proudly serving the Houston Heights since 1986, Dr. Watkins has been in a leader in the field of ophthalmology for over 25 years and successfully performed over of 10,000 cataract and LASIK surgery procedures.

He's a member of the exclusive Society for Excellence in Eye Care and was one of only two physicians in the area to participate in the FDA investigation of the AMO Tecnis multifocal intraocular lens prior to FDA approval of the IOL technology.
Dr. Watkins received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from the University of North Texas, where he also went on to receive a master's degree in counseling. Dr. Watkins received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and served an internship in internal medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals. He then completed his specialty training in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.

Dr. Watkins is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the Texas Ophthalmological Association and the Houston Ophthalmological Society. In addition, he is also a member of the Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association. He has lectured at meetings of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Ocular Surgery News Symposia. He has also lectured to ophthalmologists and optometrists about the AMO ARRAY, the ReZoom, and the Tecnis multifocal intraocular lenses in multiple venues.


A Higher Standard of care

Here at Heights Lasik Center, your comfort and quality of care is our foremost priority. We strive to bring you cutting-edge care in a tranquil and high-tech environment. You will be greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable staff and receive treatment in a state-of-the-art facility. We know that high-quality care can only be delivered on an individualized basis, one patient at a time. That's why we take the time to get to know each patient, listen to their questions and concerns and create personalized treatment plans suited to each.