Carlos Manrique De Lara, MD, FACS



Manrique Custom Vision Center
(800) 781-4274

2518 West Trenton Road
Edinburg, Texas 78539

15900 La Cantera Parkway
Suite 20115
San Antonio, Texas 78256

9595 Six Pines Drive, Suite 6240
The Woodlands, Texas 7738


Carlos Manrique De Lara, MD, FACS



Serving patients seeking LASIK surgery in San Antonio, Edinburg, Harlingen, Houston, Rio Grande Valley and the surrounding area


Dr. Carlos Manrique de Lara has been recognized and featured in Newsweek as being Board-Certified and Nationally Recognized for his commitment to excellence in vision correction.

Carlos Manrique De Lara, MD, FACS, is a well-respected refractive surgeon who has performed several thousand LASIK procedures. Dr. Manrique De Lara has been featured on numerous television programs and is proud to have performed the first LASIK procedure live on the local Channel 5 news.


Dr. Manrique De Lara performing LASIK

Patients throughout the Rio Grande Valley, including doctors, local news reporters, radio hosts and sports figures, have trusted Dr. Manrique De Lara with their vision correction needs for years. As a board-certified ophthalmologist, he combines experience and talent with leading-edge technology to help ensure optimum vision results following surgery.

Dr. Manrique De Lara believes the first step to every successful vision correction procedure is to develop a personal relationship with his patients in order to establish trust and alleviate their concerns. He personally takes the time to answer his patients' questions and fully explain any of the procedures he performs.

To schedule your free, one-on-one consultation with Dr. Manrique De Lara and learn more about your vision correction options, contact the Manrique Custom Vision Center's Edinburg branch or the Harlingen branch at (800) 781-4274.

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More About Manrique Custom Vision Center

The Manrique Custom Vision Center is staffed by highly trained professionals who utilize state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve their desired vision goals. Several vision correction procedures are offered at the Manrique Custom Vision Center, including iLASIK, conductive keratoplasty, Intacs and cataract treatment.

During iLASIK procedures, Dr. Manrique De Lara uses a combination of the IntraLase laser, WaveScan technology and the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE™ Excimer Laser to precisely treat each patient's refraction. The IntraLase laser is a blade-free alternative used to construct the corneal flap. WaveScan technology creates a precise map of the eye. Dr. Manrique De Lara uses this detailed map to program the excimer laser for maximize effectiveness.


Dr. Carlos Manrique De Lara

Many people over the age of 40 develop a form of farsightedness called presbyopia. To treat this common condition, Dr. Manrique De Lara performs conductive keratoplasty, which uses the controlled release of radio frequency energy to reshape the cornea. He uses Intacs to treat keratoconus (a thinning of the cornea), and for cataract treatment he implants the most advanced technology intraocular lenses (IOLs), including the AcrySof ReSTOR and ReZoom IOLs.

More About Dr. Carlos Manrique De Lara

Carlos Manrique De Lara, MD, FACS, has received extensive medical training throughout the United States. After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree, he completed internships at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore, Maryland and at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Manrique De Lara then studied neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and neuro-ophthalmology at Michigan State University.

Since 1995, Dr. Manrique De Lara has devoted his career to ophthalmology. He trained at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Manrique De Lara is a recognized educator in the field of ophthalmology and has served as an assistant professor at Texas A&M University and the Scott & White Clinic. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and International Society of Refractive Surgery.

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