Top-Rated Eye Doctors In The Rio Grande Valley

The EyeExperts is one of the top-rated eye institutions in the Rio Grande Valley. With Board Certified Eye Doctors in Brownsville and Weslaco, led by a pioneer in the field of better vision, Dr. Alexander Sudarshan, it’s why patients have chosen The Eye Experts for all of their eye-related problems.

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Alexander P. Sudarshan, M.D.

Dr. Alexander Sudarshan has practiced ophthalmology for over 25 years, and is the proud father of three.

Dr. Sudarshan received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics, with honors, from Yale University. He is an honors graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and won the outstanding intern award at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas.

He trained under the internationally-famous ophthalmologist, Dr. Richard Lindstrom, at the University of Minnesota, and The Berkeley Eye Center of Houston, and has furthered his education with courses led by national experts from New York and California.

Dr. Sudarshan is a board-certified surgeon and an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. His hobbies include traveling, playing the clarinet, playing racquetball, and competitive fencing (sword fighting). He is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

Dr. Sudarshan has helped many get rid of their glasses with iLASIK, one of the safest laser eye procedures available. He is also responisble for many men and women improving their look by getting rid of their droopy eyelids with and Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty).

Dr. Sudarshan was featured in August 2013’s issue of Texas Medicine.


James Su, M.D.

Dr. James Su is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the area of retinal diseases. Following graduation from University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Su completed a preliminary general surgery internship at Saint Joseph Hospital, in Houston. He was awarded the prestigious Intern of the Year award for outstanding performance during his surgical internship. After completion of his internship, Dr. Su attended The University of Maryland for his ophthalmology training.

He was honored with the chief resident position, during his time at the University of Maryland, for his demonstration of exceptional leadership skills and excellence in patient care.

Following successful completion of his residency, Dr. Su returned to Houston for retina fellowship training, under the guidance of his long-time mentor Dr. Charles Garcia and Dr. Maurice Landers. Throughout his residency and fellowship training, he was engaged in a diverse range of pathology, and had extensive training in the management of medical and surgical retinal diseases.

Dr. Su has been in practice in the Rio Grande Valley since 2006, with a special interest in the management of diabetes-related eye diseases and macular degeneration. Dr. Su is an experienced vitreoretinal surgeon, and strives to provide the best possible care for the residents of the Rio Grande Valley.


Ronald Richardson O.D.

Dr. Ronald Richardson is a Doctor of Optometry with Therapeutic and Glaucoma Specialist Certification. He received his Doctorate in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago Illinois. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association.

Dr. Richardson grew up in East Central Nebraska and studied undergraduate pre-optometry at the University of Nebraska. He received his Master of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management from Pepperdine University in Malibu California and a Master of Science Degree in Health Science Management from Chapman University in Orange California.
Dr. Richardson has had a broad base of optometric practice experience including service as a practicing Optometrist in the United States Navy, private practice in Illinois and Texas and as a University Professor teaching Optometry. He has held appointments as adjunct faculty for the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Indiana University School of Optometry.  He also served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University Of Missouri St. Louis College Of Optometry and San Antonio’s University of the Incarnate Word School of Optometry.

While in private practice in Illinois Dr. Richardson was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Illinois State Board of Optometry, and has served as a Chief Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.

Dr. Richardson has been on Mission trips to the City of Gonaives in Haiti providing Optometric care, and looks forward to further service in the mission field. Dr. Richardson is a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association.

Retina Doctor Rio Grande Valley

Enrique E. Calderon M.D., is a Vitreo-Retina Surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous, including macular degeneration, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, ocular trauma, macular holes/pucker, diabetic detachments, dislocated lenses and complications ensuing eye surgery.

A native of Texas, Dr. Calderon graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. After earning his medical degree from Cambridge Overseas Medical Training Program (Kigezi International SOM), he served his transitional internship year at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV. Dr. Calderon completed a retina research fellowship and then a Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) at Houston. He completed his retina-vitreous surgery Fellowship at Retina Specialists of Ohio/MetroHealth Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Prior to launching Retina of Austin, PA, Dr. Calderon established the Vitreo-Retina service at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia. A level I trauma center that was the recipient of the Malcolm Baldridge Award of 2015 and is an affiliated teaching institution of West Virginia University School of Medicine. There he was also involved in resident education at the WVU School of Medicine Family Medicine program.

Dr Calderon is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He holds memberships in several professional organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Texas Medical Association and Texas Ophthalmology Association.