Meet The Optometrists

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Bruce Colton, O.D. earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brigham Young University, and his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. While at the University of Houston, he completed a two-year research fellowship with the National Institute of Health using stem cells to restore vision lost to macular degeneration. Dr. Colton also taught Molecular and Microbiology at the University of Houston, and was voted best instructor two years in a row. He was awarded the Family Vision Solutions Gas Permeable Contact Lens Award and the A.C. Marcaccio Community Service Award, in addition to being inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic achievement.

Dr. Colton went on to complete his internship rotation in ocular disease at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where he performed minor surgeries, and treated glaucoma and infections. Dr. Colton completed a second rotation in medical specialty contact lenses at Space Center Eye Associates in Houston. There Dr. Colton provided vision care for NASA astronauts and worked alongside Dr. F. Keith Manuel, a world-renowned expert on specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Colton is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to perform medical eye exams and administer injections. He is registered with the DEA to prescribe and administer ophthalmic drugs, including oral antibiotics, glaucoma drops, and pain medication. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Colton has given volunteer service all around the world. He lived in the farming communities of northern Argentina for two years, helping people to overcome addictions, reach their goals, and achieve family happiness. He lived with his wife in a small coastal fishing town in China for four months teaching English to underprivileged elementary school children. He traveled to rural Guatemala in 2013 and 2014 to provide eye care to hundreds of indigenous Mayans. He provides eye screenings for Special Olympics athletes in Houston and Arlington.

He most enjoys helping patients suffering from dry eyes and ocular disease, and treating children with myopia (near-sightedness) with specialty contacts to prevent their eyes from getting worse each year. He also enjoys fitting multi-focal (bifocal) contact lenses and difficult-to-fit lenses for patients with corneal disease. He uses the latest technology to diagnose eye diseases and keeps up with the newest eye treatments for his patients.

In his free time, Dr. Colton plays with his four kids: 7-year-old daughter, 4-year-old son, 2-year-old twin boys, and takes his wife on dates to her
favorite Mexican restaurants. Dr. Colton and his family have egg-laying hens and a large vegetable garden, which they use to grow their own food. He speaks in Spanish with his kids. Dr. Colton plays organ for his local church and organizes local service projects. In September 2017, Dr. Colton took a group of 19 volunteers to Houston and restored homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.


Iqra Quddus, O.D. earned her undergraduate degree in Health Science from Stony Brook University in New York, and her Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry. While at the University of Houston, she completed a clinical rotation in Neurology and Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Quddus was selected for the elite Bioscience Research Collaborative at Rice University. She was awarded a Clinical Letter of Excellence, in addition to being inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society for academic achievement.

Dr. Quddus went on to complete her internship rotation in ocular disease at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where she provided medical eye care, and treated glaucoma and infections. Dr. Quddus completed a second rotation providing pre and post-operative care for major eye surgeries, medical specialty contact lenses, and chronic dry eye disease at Lakeline Vision Source in Austin. Dr. Quddus also spent four months volunteering at Hope Eye Clinic in inner-city Houston, providing primary care to non-English-speaking patients in need. .

Dr. Quddus is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to perform medical eye exams and administer injections. She is registered with the DEA to prescribe and administer ophthalmic drugs, including oral antibiotics, glaucoma drops, and pain medication. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Quddus is dual-licensed as a doctor in New York, and has traveled extensively. She is comfortable providing eye care speaking English, Urdu, Hindi, and Spanish.

She most enjoys helping patients suffering from dry eyes and ocular disease, fitting specialty contact lenses when traditional glasses and contacts are not adequate, and providing high quality pre and post-operative eye care for major refractive eye surgeries like LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery. She uses the latest technology to diagnose eye diseases and keeps up with the newest eye treatments for her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Quddus spends time with her newlywed husband in Fairview, Texas. She enjoys volunteering and helping special needs children both at volunteer clinics and events."

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