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Phone: 832-822-3230


6701 Fannin Street
5th Floor - Suite 510
Houston, TX 77030

Lauren S. Blieden, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Alkek Eye Center, Cullen Eye Institute

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Fellowship Glaucoma 2012
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Ophthalmology 2011
The Methodist Hospital Other Transitional 2008
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2007


To provide safe and effective treatment while educating my patients and their families about their disease.

To teach the next generation of ophthalmologists how to treat their patients not just their diseases.

To participate in studies and critically evaluate new clinical methods and information in order to improve patient care.

Clinical Interests:
    Pediatric and Adult Glaucomas
    Adult Cataract surgery

Research Interests:
    Anterior segment imaging

Surgical outcomes in the treatment of anterior segment disease
    Participation in the Childhood Glaucoma Research Network (CGRN)


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Ophthalmology Active Member
American Glaucoma Society Active Member; Member of the Pediatric Sub-Committee
Childhood Glaucoma Research Network Active Member
Harris County Medical Society/TMA Active Member

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