Carlos Gerardo Arias Rodríguez MD

Ophthalmologist in Guadalajara

My profession, gives me everyday the opportunity to contribute to the recovery of visual loss of many people, and improve their quality of life. I became a doctor thanks to the education and values given by my parents and professors that helped in my formation.

My experiences lived in Mexico, and also Peru, United States and England, help me compare and value the contrasts in medical attention, and the challenge to improve it in my country. Mi strengths are the clinical diagnosis, and the ability to perform minimal-invasive intraocular surgery, with my constant actualization and frontier techniques.

Ophtalmic Surgery made by a Subspecialist in Anterior Segment

And another procedures I can make to take care of your vision

Cataract Surgery

I´m an expert at cataract surgery, made by micro-invasive techniques, that make outstanding visual results and short-time recovery. Those make the difference in my patients.

Laser Surgery

This surgery modifies permanently your cornea, so you can improve your vision and get rid of glasses.


These are little bumps that appear within your eyelids (upper or lower) and tend to hurt and swell, they are removed by surgery.

Laser for diabetic Retinopathy

When a patient is diabetic with poor control, the high levels of sugar in the blood, harm the vessels in the retina. The treatment with laser, helps control this alterations so you can preserve vision.

Ophtalmic Consultation

In this medical consult, we identify your eye problem, and will proceed in the most professional way to bring you the best treatment available.

Pterigion Surgery

This disease is a growing tissue that involves the cornea, that can affect ypur vision, it is removed by surgery.

YAG Capsulotomy

This is a laser procedure to clean the intraocular lens that is implanted during cataract surgery, it helps to improve your vision if it is diminished by the opacification within your intraocular lens.

Intraocular Antiangiogenic

This is a medicine that is injected inside the eye, for different diseases in the retina, like Age Related Macular Degeneration, and Diabetic Retinopathy.

My services in ophthalmology in Guadalajara

Procedures and diseases I treat

Cataract Treatment

It is a procedure to extract the lens inside the eye, when it is blocking the vision, the only way to perform this, is through surgery.

Eye and Eyelid Infections

Eye and eyelid infections are more common everyday, making a complete and meticulous evaluation results in better outcomes in my patients.


Laser treatment to eliminate dependence on frame lenses.

Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy control

Appropriate control and treatment of glaucoma a diabetic retinopathy for visual preservation improving your quality of life.

Children and adult attention

My specialty allows me to take care of children with sight problems, as well as adults and elder people.


Meet our wide variety of lenses tailored to your needs.

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332 038 0374

Clínica RIOL

Av. Juan Palomar y Arias 525, Vallarta Universidad, 45110 Zapopan, Jal.

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What is the duration of the laser surgery?
– Approximately 15 minutes.
Does cataract surgery need hospitalization?
– No, when the surgery is done, you are free to go home to begin recovery.
How long does it take to recover vision after a cataract surgery?
– Approximately 3 days, inclusively the first day after surgery, the ammount of vision recovered
is a lot, depending on the patient.
Are there any droplets to help you remove cataracts?
– No, there aren’t, the actual treatment for cataracts is 100 percent surgery
Can you perform laser surgery in every patient?
– No, there are some guides and some parameters that we have to check before in every
patient, because not everybody is able to undergo laser surgery.

We accept credit cards, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Months without interest
depending on the card, ask the assistant for the participating banks.

  • Ophtalmic Consultation
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterigion Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Laser for diabetic Retinopathy
  • Intraocular Antiangiogenic
Contact me:
  • Service hours:
    Monday through Friday – 9am to 6pm
  • Address
    Clínica RIOL – Office #7
    Av. Juan Palomar y Arias 525, Vallarta Universidad, 45110 Zapopan, Jal.