The Manrique Difference
- 10 to 100x faster than any other femto laser
- the fastest femto-LASIK procedure
- the smoothest, most precise, easiest-to-lift flaps
Information provided from www.ziemergroup.com, June 2012.
WaveLight® EX500 Excimer Laser
- only excimer laser to operate at 500 Hz
- swivel bed to optimize procedure time
- innovative engineering for patient safety & comfort
- designed for accuracy and efficiency Information provided from www.myalcon.com, May 2014.
Meet the Manrique Custom Vision Team
Carlos Manrique de Lara, MD, F.A.C.S., Medical Director
Dr. Manrique is a dedicated Rio Grande Valley eye doctor specializing in refractive surgery. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Eye Surgeons, he is the Medical Director of Manrique Custom Vision, a leading Texas Z-Lasik and eye surgery practice with locations in San Antonio, Harlingen and McAllen-Edinburg.
Dr. Manrique was a professor at the University of Texas and has been a professor at Texas A&M University and the Scott & White Clinic. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and International Society Refractive Surgery. Dr. Manrique de Lara is a trainer and proctor for the IntraLase and WaveLight Laser systems. He is also a Medical Advisor for the Blade-Free Ziemer Laser (Z-Lasik).
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Dr. Ashley McClure
Dr. Ashley McClure is a Texas licensed optometrist that focuses on LASIK evaluations and post-surgery care. Dr. McClure received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She then continued her education to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Michelle Garza, OD
Dr. Garza, a board-certified therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. She specializes in the treatment of ocular disease and management of pre and post-procedural care for Manrique Custom Vision patients. Dr. Garza has over 10 years experience in caring for patients following laser vision correction, cataract surgery, and Intacs, including post-Intac contact lens fittings.
Dr. Garza is an active member of the Rio Grande Valley Optometric Society and the Texas Optometric Association. She has also undergone successful laser vision correction herself at Manrique Custom Vision where Dr. Manrique performed her LASIK surgery.
Ida Reed, OD
Dr. Reed, is an accomplished and passionate Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist with over 20 years experience taking care of thousands of eyes. She completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A& M University – Corpus Christi, and received her Doctor of Optometry at University of Houston – College of Optometry. She did her externship at San Antonio Eye Institute and Fort Sam Houston Army Base in San Antonio Texas.
Dr. Reed is an active Member of the Rio Grande Valley Optometric Society and the Texas Optometric Association. She has extensive experience in complex Contact Lens fitting and Prokera Bio-Corneal Bandage device; as well as treating dry eye, and managing glaucoma patients.
Dr. Reed is excited of becoming part of the Manrique Custom Vision team.
Heriberto Manrique, Administrator
Heriberto Manrique de Lara attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas where he received his Bachelor in Biology and Chemistry. He also attended Yale School of Management in Summer of 2006 – Ophthalmic Administrator program. He joined Manrique Custom Vision as Assistant Administrator in 2003. In early 2005 he became Administrator for the practice. He has been part of the successful growth of the practice and has overseen the development and opening of offices in Harlingen, The Woodlands, and San Antonio.
“Beto” Manrique is a member of the Association of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), and has served on the Board for the Better Business Bureau for Houston and Rio Grande Valley, and the McAllen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Vice Chair of International Trade. He is a former member of the Kiwanis Club and was founder of the Mexican Student Association in St. Mary’s University.
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Currently serves as Board Member for Friends for Hope benefiting Vannie Cook’s Children Cancer Clinic and Board member for McAllen Boys and Girls Club
Richard Doinoff, Director of Operations
Richard is Director of Operations for Manrique Custom Vision. He started out at The Woodlands location 7 years ago. After helping build the clinic he was transferred to the newest location in San Antonio where he oversees marketing and patient satisfaction. Extensively trained in all aspects of the eye, Richard has consulted thousands of patients on LASIK, PRK, and ReSTOR lens for cataracts.
Prior to his role at Manrique Custom Vision, Richard started his career in refractive surgery in Dallas, TX where he was Marketing Manager for a busy practice. He also spent 12 years serving his country in the US Navy, with several tours overseas and ended his career in recruiting duty. Richard then spent time as Director of Admissions at several schools. Richard has 3 children who are the center of his attention when he is not at work.
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Manrique Custom Vision Center
Manrique Custom Vision is considered a leading McAllen, Laredo and San Antonio, Tx lasik eye surgery practice, specializing in lasik vision correction, cataract surgery and Intacs Corneal Implants. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Carlos Manrique de Lara is considered as a leading lasik eye surgeon, with offices in McAllen, Laredo, Edinburg, Harlingen and San Antonio.