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Meet the Optometrist

Fred Farias III, OD, FAAO

Dr. Fred Farias III is certified as a therapeutic optometrist and an optometric glaucoma
specialist. He has been in private practice in McAllen, Texas for over 25 years and has received
the McAllen Chamber of Commerce Small Business of The Year Award in 2010. Dr. Farias
earned Fellowship in American Academy of Optometry and is currently the only optometrist in
the Rio Grande Valley to hold this distinction.

Dr. Farias was elected President-Elect of The Texas Optometric Association at its 114th annual
convention in Austin, TX, February 2013. He has served on The Texas State Board of Optometry
as a Governor Rick Perry appointee 2001-2007 and was appointed by LT. Governor David
Dewhurst to the 2011 Texas Inaugural Committee. He is currently a member of the McAllen
Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is the chairman of the Chambers Government
Affairs Council.

Office Hours

Monday:

9:30 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:30 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:30 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:30 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:30 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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