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We know how much your personal appearance means to you. Click below to see our wide range of frame lines.

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You can conveniently order contact lenses online. Our prices are competitive and in some cases lower than other on-line stores. If you need assistance please contact the office at 956-383-5581 ext 111 (nurses station) or text us at 956-267-9753

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    Welcome to Edinburg Vision Center

    We are a team of eye care professionals dedicated to providing quality eye care in the Rio Grande Valley.  At Edinburg Vision Center (EVC) you can rest assure that your eyes will be examined using the latest technologies by expert Doctors of Optometry.

    EVC was established on June 11, 1968 by Dr. Gary L. Ahlman. A full surfacing lab was added in 1976. It is the largest optometric practice in Edinburg. It is with pride that we boast of the success of Edinburg Vision Center through our loyal patient base via referrals from family, friends, co-workers, and other health care professionals.

    At its founding, Dr. Ahlman was the only employee at EVC in a building of 648 sq. ft. on Cano St. in downtown Edinburg with 41 frames for sale, and one exam room. In 1987, EVC was relocated to its current location with a space of 6,500 sq. ft. On June 11, 2009, EVC was purchased by Dr. Luis S. Navarro and after 43 years of practicing, Dr. Ahlman retired. Today EVC operates out of 2 buildings with a combined square footage of more than 10,400 sq. ft., over 25 full-time employees, 12 exam rooms, and 3 full-time Doctors of Optometry.

    We have several thousand designer frames in stock. Our on site lens laboratory makes it possible to have most prescription eyeglasses manufactured and fabricated faster than most of our competitors. We also offer custom safety glasses, sport glasses, occupation glasses, progressive lenses, transition lenses, prescription sunglasses, thinner and lighter specialty lenses, UV protection, and lenses that protect your eyes from the harmful effects of flat screens, tablets, and mobile devices, etc.  We also offer sunlens clips as an add-on to any frame in our optical.

    We offer specialty contact lens fittings for keratoconus, dryness, and corneal irregularities. We stock a diverse contact lens bank which makes it possible to go home with your contact lens trials and/or supply on the same day as your examination. We also offer our patients the ability to order their contact lenses on-line at competitive prices.

    We are committed to quality eye care, upgraded facilities, and customer care. We know how much your eye health and appearance can mean to the quality of your lifestyle. We look forward to caring for you and your family.The site of the original EVC on Cano St. in downtown Edinburg.

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    Luis S. Navarro O.D.

    Dr. Navarro was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  After graduating from Thomas Kelly High School, he studied at the University of Texas-Pan American where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in


    Lorena Flores-Hernandez O.D.

    Dr. Lorena Flores-Hernandez was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. After graduating from PSJA High School, Dr. Flores-Hernandez attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas where she graduated


    J. Chris Buentello O.D.

    Dr. J. Chris Buentello was born in McAllen and raised in Pharr, Texas. After graduating from PSJA North High School, he studied at Baylor University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Dr.


    Gary Lee Ahlman OD

    Dr. Gary L. Ahlman graduated from Hebron High School in Hebron, Nebraska.  Dr. Ahlman then attended the University of Nebraska where he studied pre-optometry.  Dr. Ahlman then completed a Bachelor of Optometry and

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    • Questions
    • What insurances do you accept?
      • Access Vision Care
      • Admar Corp
      • Aetna US Healthcare – PPO
      • Aetna US Healthcare – POS
      • Aetna US Healthcare – HMO
      • Aetna Vision One
      • Advantaca Vision
      • Avesis Vision
      • American Administrative Group
      • Ancillary Care Services
      • Amacore Vision
      • Blue Bell Creameries
      • BCBS HMO Blue
      • BCBS Blue Choice
      • BCBS Health Select
      • BCBS FED Select
      • BCBS PAR Plan
      • BCE Emergis
      • Beech Street PPO/WC
      • Block Vision of Texas
      • Bravo Health Medicare HMO
      • Care Improvement Plus/XL Health
      • CCN
      • Cigna – HMO
      • Cigna – PPO
      • Cigna Open Access
      • Cigna Open Access Plus
      • ChoiceCare Network Humana PPO
      • ChoiceCare Network Humana Medicare
      • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
      • EyeMed Vision Plan
      • Emerald Health Network
      • Employee Benefits Management Corp
      • Eyetopia Vision
      • Evercare Medicare
      • First Look Vision – AlwaysCare
      • First Health
      • FOCUS Healthcare
      • Fortified Provider Network
      • Galaxy Health Network
      • Great-West Healthcare HMO
      • Great-West Healthcare PPO
      • Great-West Healthcare POS
      • Great-West Healthcare EPO
      • Great-West Healthcare Open Access
      • Health Management Network
      • HealthMarkets
      • HealthSmart PPO
      • Heritage Vision Plan
      • Humana Vision Care Plan
      • Humana PPO
      • Humana HMO
      • IHG (Accountable Health Plan of America)
      • Insurance Design Administrators
      • Insurers Administrative Corporation
      • InterGroup Services Corporations
      • Iron Workers Local Trust Fund
      • Med Corp Southwest
      • Medicare Part B
      • Medicaid TMHP
      • MES Vision
      • Molina Medicare
      • MultiPlan PPO
      • National Choice Care
      • National Healthcare Alliance
      • National Preferred Provider Network
      • National Provider Network PPO
      • National Vision Administrator
      • OptiCare Eye Health Network
      • Evercare Medicare
      • United Healthcare Medicare Plan
      • Physician’s Health Choice
      • Plasterers Local
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Professional Claims Management
      • Plan Vista Solutions (NPPN)
      • PPONext (HHPO/Medical Contraol, Inc.)
      • Prime Health Services Inc.
      • Private Healthcare System PPO
      • Plan Care America
      • RGV Preferred Health (WebTPHA)
      • SafeGuard Vision
      • Superior Vision
      • Superior Health Plan
      • Texas Municipal League PPO
      • Texas True Choice PPO
      • Three Rivers Provider Network
      • United Payors & United Provider PPO
      • USA Managed Care Organization PPO
      • United Healthcare PPO/HMO
      • Valley Baptist Health Plan
      • Vision Benefits of America
      • Vision Care Advantage
      • Vision Service Plan
      • WellMed HMO Medicare
    • Is there any finance options available?
      We can help you find out if you qualify for CareCredit.  You may use your CareCredit to make monthly payments for your products, services, and procedures.  To find out if you qualify for CareCredit call 956-383-5581 or text us at 956-267-9753.

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