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With the RGV’s Only Active Corneal Transplant Surgeon
At Gelman Vision–LASIK, Cornea, and Cataract Specialty Center in McAllen, Dr. Rachel Gelman provides high-quality care and treatments for a variety of eye issues. As a cornea, anterior segment, and refractive surgeon, Dr. Gelman offers the latest techniques and technologies to her patients, ensuring the best possible results.
Along with performing LASIK surgery to correct vision, Dr. Gelman also treats an array of corneal diseases, including dry eye, corneal swelling, infections, growths, cancers on the surface of the eye, and keratoconus and other corneal deformities.
In addition to being the only active corneal transplant surgeon in the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Gelman also has experience offering complex cataract and intraocular lens surgeries.
BOARD-CERTIFIED, FELLOWSHIP TRAINED OPHTHALMIC SURGEON
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As a cornea and refractive surgery specialist, Dr. Gelman is uniquely qualified to perform LASIK and other corneal surgeries.
Her advanced training has made her an expert on this delicate and life-changing treatment.
Hundreds of patients across South Texas have trusted their eyes to Dr. Rachel Gleman.
We would love the opportunity to make a difference in your life if you need any treatment options below.
Protein, fat, and calcium that gets into our eyes can cause build-ups that may develop into a pterygium. These fleshy growths sometimes require surgery for removal.
Keratoconus involves a weakening of the cornea, leading to corneal irregularities. Cross-linking is a multi-approach treatment that helps strengthen the cornea.
Refractive Lens Exchange vision correction surgery uses ultrasound to remove and replace the natural lens of the eye, minimizing the need for glasses or contacts.
Your cornea needs to be in good condition for you to see clearly. If damage to your cornea can’t be healed, a corneal transplant can offer a solution.
While cataract surgery used to be a difficult procedure, it’s now more convenient than ever, offering patients relief from cloudy, dim vision and other sight issues.
LASIK surgery uses highly accurate light energy to reshape your cornea and improve your eyesight. See an immediate difference in your vision after a speedy procedure.
Dr . German is highly qualified and truly cares for her patients. I’m totally satisfied with her as my eye Doctor. Sincerely Stephen Prater
I’m thankful to have Dr Gelman as my Corneal Doctor She is very knowledgeable and always ready to answer questions
Refered from another eye doctor, I’m very satisfied with nurses and after meeting doctor I was very happy the way Dr. Gelman explained to detail how to use eye drops and treatments to my eyes. Was my first visit to her office and most defenetly will recomend her services.
Excellent services, caring thoughtful and awesome cataract surgery. Highly recommend Dr Gelman Dr. Josie De Los Santos Licensed Psychologist
The Gelman Vision center was a great experience I found out I had dry eyes before lasik and now I after lasik it's awesome waking with no more glasses or contacts well worth it!!!
Great service, Dr Gelman did my left Cornea transplant. She’s very kind and very curtious as well. I’d recommend her to anyone that’s told they need a cornea transplant.
There are no words to describe how thankful I am for Dr. Gelman thanx to her my transplant was a success and her team is just the best keep up the great work …many blessings
I was referred to Dr. Gelman when I developed a severe cataract post retinal tear surgery. After the cataract was removed, and with follow-up visits, I now have better vision than before I had my retinal tear. Dr. Gelman is personable, professional, and very highly skilled. I am ecstatic with my restored vision. I can highly recommend Dr. Gelman
Excellent Doctor who takes the time to explain and is very detailed in her explanation of plan. Really liked that she wrote all prescriptions on a sheet of paper for me to take with me. Would highly recommend
My son was referred to Dr. Gelman a couple of weeks ago and we were very pleased with our entire experience at her office. We were so impressed that my wife may have her lasik surgery done with her. Professional ✔ Courteous ✔
I was asked lots of questions and had some tests done. I felt I was given a very accurate diagnosis. I was presented at least three different options for future steps. Very happy with the appointment.
Amazing people here from the staff up front to the back great service Lasic went great 100% recommended
My experience excellent, I was so excited to have my vision improved. I would definitely recommend Dr. Gelman to friends and family, thank you Dr. Gelman. Silvia Cantu.
This is the only place I would ever recommend. Very friendly and courteous staff and Dr Gelman is the nicest most courteous doctor I have ever dealt with. Very thorough exams made me feel comfortable with my decision to have surgery and I now i have 20/20 vision. Super happy
Awesome Doctor and Staff, it was My First Visit! Very Clean and Beautiful Office! Thank You and Happy Holidays! See YOU all Again Next Year!
Saw Dr. Gelman to get Lasik and don't regret my decision at all. The staff is great, you get seen quickly, and the procedure was quick and painless. Would highly recommend to anyone.
Doctor Gelman is an amazing doctor, she’s sweet, beautiful and super educated in all area of the eye. I’ve been going to her for about almost 3 years. I have corneal erosion that happens in my right eye and she works magic when I have a sore occurring. She is definitely dedicated to her patients! New office is her own office and it’s very clean inside. Staff are all really nice as well! 10 stars ⭐️!!!!!
Dr. Rachel Gelman is an excellent physician. She's very knowledgeable and informed me of various causes for my eye problems. I had seen four doctors previously and none of them helped me to address my problem. Dr. Gelman's ideas to help me look promising. I'm so glad I found her. I'm looking forward to her treatments..
Above and Beyond service and comfort! Very relaxing environment. This is one Dr's office I do not mind coming to . Dr Gelman is the sweetest most patient Dr I have been to here in the Valley. Her staff is friendly and the office is very relaxing and as a bonus there is coffee, water and snacks to enjoy while you wait and with the music playing, it makes the environment very peaceful and relaxing.
"Dr. Gelman did my corneal transplant on my left eye, it’s been a week since I had my surgery, I’m already seeing better and I’m doing great. I totally recommend Gelman Vision, you definitely will be in good hands. Truly love how Dr. Gelman cares for her patients. Thankful for her!"
"I’m thankful to have Dr. Gelman as my Corneal Doctor. She is very knowledgeable and always ready to answer questions"
"Great experience with Dr Gelman! She’s very thorough and takes her time. Great office staff and new immaculate office. Also noticed they don’t overbook patients. Right now with this virus, it’s best to be safe."
"My 9 year old son was experiencing a high increase in glasses prescription from one eye and we were extremely concerned as to why. We had a great experience with Dr.Gelman she made him feel comfortable and most importantly my son felt safe. Dr.Gelman not only took her time but explained step by step to my son and as to why this could be happening to him. There's nobody else we would choose. I trust Dr.Gelman"
"Dr. Gelman was so fast & knowledgeable on getting a piece of metal rust out of my eye. Super thankful for her!"
"Dr. Gelman and her staff are the best. From finding the best way to improve my vision through refractive lens exchange to the surgery to the post op visits and care. They are patient and great customer service. The results brought tears to my eyes. Completely satisfied with the whole experience."
Start seeing the difference with an appointment at Gelman Vision.
Contact us online or call us at (956) 305-5795.