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Our Specialties

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.



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.


Refractive Lens Exchange

Instead of using lasers, this surgery uses ultrasound to correct your lenses and reduce how often you wear glasses or contacts. Learn About Corrective Surgery


Corneal Transplant

After removing diseased or damaged cornea tissue, we can replace it with healthy tissue from a donor.


Cataract Surgery

Replacing your natural lenses with artificial ones, cataract surgery lets you see the world in a whole new light.

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Born and raised in McAllen, Texas, Dr. Rachel Gelman is a dedicated ophthalmologist who also happens to be the only surgeon performing cornea transplants in the Rio Grande Valley! After graduation from the University of Texas-Pan American, Dr. Gelman earned a Doctor of Medicine in Houston at the Baylor College of Medicine. After graduating, she continued her education so she could provide her patients with high-quality customized care as a refractive surgeon, cornea surgeon, and corneal transplantation expert.

Take charge of your vision health today!
Your vision matters to us at Gelman Vision!

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Our Vision Care Team

Your experience at Gelman Vision is brought to you by our compassionate and respectful team! We believe that you not only deserve to see clearly, but to feel heard about your vision care concerns. Let us take the time to explain, listen, and show you what our team has to offer.

Let Gelman Vision care for your vision today!

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Where Are We Located?

Visit us at our top-of-the-line eye surgery center in McAllen, Texas!

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With payment plans available, you can get vision care without financial stress.

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