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What We Do

Gulf Coast Eye Institute is regarded as one of the leading eye care centers in the United States. Our surgeons, with numerous years of combined experience, have helped thousands of people enjoy better vision throughout the Rio Grande Valley. We are committed to excellence in Cataract Surgery, all-laser LASIK, and your eye care needs.

Cataracts
LASIK
Comprehensive Eye Care
Glaucoma
Retina

Research

Our passion and goal is to increase the longevity and quality of our services through the advancement of retina and anterior segment research. One method we use to reach our goal is through ongoing clinical research. Our research team takes pride in its work and devotes countless hours to ensure that patients have access to the most advanced studies and high-level instrumentation. Our devotion to research is endlessly strengthened as we recognize the benefits for our patients. While not every patient is a candidate, everyone prospers from what is learned in the studies.

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LASER TECHNOLOGY

The LASIK and Cataract laser technology of tomorrow is here for you today! The science of cataract surgery is getting better all the time. Innovative technology designed to make the procedure more accurate and comfortable is now available. Gulf Coast Eye Institute offers the laser cataract procedure with the Victus Laser platform. Click below to learn more about our unique laser technologies.

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Victor H. Gonzalez
M.D.
Victor H. Gonzalez
M.D.

Dr. Victor Gonzalez is a fellowship-trained, board certified medical doctor. He specializes in ophthalmology and in diseases and surgery of the vitreous body of the eye...

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Nehal R. Patel
M.D.
Nehal R. Patel
M.D.

Dr. Nehal Patel comes from a long line of physicians. His grandfather was a cardiologist and his father is an ophthalmologist...

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Mamta Patel
M.D.
Mamta Patel
M.D.

Dr. Mamta Patel knew from the time she was three years old that she wanted to be a doctor! Talk about having your act together at an early age. Today, Dr. Patel is a board certified ophthalmologist...

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Juan Carlos Arciniega
M.D.
Juan Carlos Arciniega
M.D.

Dr. Arciniega is a board certified ophthalmologist at Gulf Coast Eye Institute. Growing up in Venezuela, Dr. Juan Carlos...

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Lauro Guerrero III
O.D.
Lauro Guerrero III
O.D.

Dr. Lauro Guerrero, III, is a Gulf Coast Eye Institute optometrist specializing in primary eye care vision services as well as dry eye disease management...

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Michael Wingard
O.D.
Michael Wingard
O.D.

In 2003, when Kansas native Michael Wingard, O.D., relocated to Texas and joined the team at Gulf Coast Eye Institute...

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Rogelio Cantu
O.D.
Rogelio Cantu
O.D.

Dr. Rogelio Cantu is a Gulf Coast Eye Institute optometrist specializing in primary eye care vision services...

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Comprehensive Eye Care

Some eye diseases and conditions have no early symptoms or warning signs. For this reason, they can go undetected for long periods of time until a condition worsens significantly. Our experienced eye doctors use the latest technology to detect vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, diseases of the retina, macular degeneration or glaucoma.

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Cataract Self–Test

Think that you are a candidate for Cataract Surgery? Take our test to find out!

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LASIK Self–Test

Think that you are a candidate for LASIK? Take our test to find out!

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Gulf Coast Eye Institute can service all your vision correction and eye care needs
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