Get To Know Your Physician
  • All in the Family: Dr. Matthew Benz is a Third Generation Ophthalmologist

    All in the Family: Dr. Matthew Benz is a Third Generation Ophthalmologist

    For Dr. Matthew Benz, ophthalmology is a family affair. Growing up, both his father and his grandfather were general ophthalmologists and practiced together. He knew that he wanted to be a doctor and when it came time to picking his specialty, ophthalmology was the right fit. Dr. Benz is also married to an ophthalmologist! Learn more about Dr. Benz in this video.

  • Dr. Charles Wykoff on Why He Chose RCTX

    Dr. Charles Wykoff on Why He Chose RCTX

    Houston is a wonderful place to do medical research and that’s what drove Dr. Charles Wykoff, MD, PhD to join Retina Consultants of Texas. We invite you to watch our video and hear Dr. Wykoff talk about the innovative work that is being done in our research centers here at RCTX.

  • Dr. Charles Wykoff: Treating Retinal Diseases is a Team Approach

    Dr. Charles Wykoff: Treating Retinal Diseases is a Team Approach

    You can watch Dr. Charles Wykoff explain the complexity surrounding diseases of the eye and why it takes an expert, unified team approach to treat patients!

  • Dr. Christopher Henry: 'We Have the Best and Brightest at RCTX'

    Dr. Christopher Henry: 'We Have the Best and Brightest at RCTX'

    At Retina Consultants of Texas, our physicians work together as a team to provide great patient care, while at the same time being involved in cutting edge clinical trials. We invite you to watch our video and get to know Dr. Christopher Henry, who talks about how this private practice model makes us unique.

  • Dr. David Brown on Being a Fifth Generation Cattle Rancher

    Dr. David Brown on Being a Fifth Generation Cattle Rancher

    Did you know that Dr. David Brown is a fifth generation cattle rancher? In this personal video, he shares about raising Texas beef cattle for FFA programs all over the state. Listen to Dr. Brown talk about the benefits of raising a calf and how it instills hard work and dedication that will help kids throughout their life.

  • Dr. David Brown on Bringing a World Class Research Center to RCTX

    Dr. David Brown on Bringing a World Class Research Center to RCTX

    We invite you to watch our video and listen to Dr. David Brown discuss how we created a world-class clinical research center and research clinical program at Retina Consultants of Texas. It has been our mission to create regional centers throughout the Greater Houston area with the same level of care you could receive from the Texas Medical Center, closer to home.

  • Dr. Eric Chen: 'The Physicians at RCTX are Top Notch'

    Dr. Eric Chen: 'The Physicians at RCTX are Top Notch'

    At Retina Consultants of Texas, our physicians are dedicated to finding cures for blindness through cutting-edge research. We understand how scary it is to lose your eyesight. Our highly trained physicians work hard to care and preserve our patients’ vision. We invite you to watch Dr. Eric Chen talk about how gratifying it is to help patients who were once blind and now can see.

  • Dr. Fish | ""The Blind Musician"" Lecture

    Dr. Fish | ""The Blind Musician"" Lecture

    Lecture on Historical, Ophthalmologic, Musical, and Neurological aspects of blind musicians. Given December 13, 2016 at Houston Methodist Hospital as part of its Center for Performing Arts Medicine lecture series. A curated playlist of songs referenced in the lecture as well as other music by blind musicians is here: https://open.spotify.com/user/rhfretd...

  • Dr. James Major on Why He Chose RCTX

    Dr. James Major on Why He Chose RCTX

    We'd love for you to know Dr. James C. Major, Jr! Dr. Major is a board-certified retinal surgeon and ophthalmologist (second generation!). In addition to his MD, he earned a PhD in Ornithology/Population Genetics. Considered one of our experts in the field of retinal diseases and surgery, Dr. Major has published dozens of scientific papers, book chapters, and national meeting abstracts on vitreoretinal surgery, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, endophthalmitis, vitreomacular traction and macular holes, raptor retinal imaging, and ocular trauma. In his free time, Dr. Major enjoys football, the outdoors, birding, falconry, and history. Get to know Dr. Major, watch the video below.

  • Dr. Kelly Larkin on Why She Chose RCTX

    Dr. Kelly Larkin on Why She Chose RCTX

  • Dr. Patrick Staropoli on Being a NASCAR Driver

    Dr. Patrick Staropoli on Being a NASCAR Driver

  • Dr. Richard Fish and the Kingwood Big Band performs "Walk Don't Run"

    Dr. Richard Fish and the Kingwood Big Band performs "Walk Don't Run"

    Dr. Richard Fish is a very active semi-professional musician. He plays drums in the University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band, two rock and roll bands comprised of doctors, and several jazz bands. Here his group performs, “Walk Don’t Run.”

  • For Our Referring Doctors: We're Better Together

    For Our Referring Doctors: We're Better Together

    We are committed to providing the highest level of personalized care and service to each patient and the referring doctor. To our referring doctors, thank you for trusting us to care for your patients. We are going to treat your patient individually, we have all the technology, we have the expertise, we have the skill, the clinical background and research background to give your patient the best care possible. We strongly believe that patients get the best care when we work closely together.

  • From All of Us at RCTX, 'Thank You'

    From All of Us at RCTX, 'Thank You'

    Thank you for trusting us to care for your patients. We are committed to providing the highest level of personalized care and service to each patient.

  • Get to Know Dr. Tien Wong

    Get to Know Dr. Tien Wong

    In this video, Dr. Tien Wong talks about his educational background and how we ended up coming home to Houston to practice medicine. Learn more about Dr. Wong at retinaconsultantstexas.com.

  • Get to Know Retina Consultants of Texas

    Get to Know Retina Consultants of Texas

    At Retina Consultants of Texas, we specialize exclusively in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous and macula. Our practice utilizes state of the art diagnostic equipment and cutting edge surgical techniques. We’re advancing the field for the betterment of our patients through clinical research and we can offer our patients innovative nonsurgical solutions. Watch our team of physicians talk about why our patients will receive the best possible care that is available here in Houston and in the country.

  • Getting to Know Dr. Calvin Mein - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Calvin Mein - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Gary Lane - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Gary Lane - RCTX

  • Getting to know Dr. Hasenin Al-khersan - RCTX

    Getting to know Dr. Hasenin Al-khersan - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Jeremiah Brown - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Jeremiah Brown - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Kelly Larkin - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Kelly Larkin - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Moises Chica - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Moises Chica - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Sagar Patel - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Sagar Patel - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Sarah Holy - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Sarah Holy - RCTX

  • Getting to Know Dr. Vy Nguyen - RCTX

    Getting to Know Dr. Vy Nguyen - RCTX

  • His Change is Good

    His Change is Good

  • My "Why" - Eric Kegley, Retina Photographer

    My "Why" - Eric Kegley, Retina Photographer

  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) with Dr. Effie Rahman

    Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) with Dr. Effie Rahman

  • Dr. William Pearce - RCTX Comes to Beaumont

    Dr. William Pearce - RCTX Comes to Beaumont

    Retina Consultants of Texas has opened a new location in Beaumont, Texas. We are so excited to have our newest physician Dr. William Pearce providing top notch care and research opportunities to patients in the Beaumont area. To schedule an appointment, please feel free to call, our number is listed at the top of the webpage or click on the tab next to Locations where it says Request an Appointment.

  • RCTX - New COVID 19 Protocols

    RCTX - New COVID 19 Protocols

  • RCTX - Newcastle Location Launch

    RCTX - Newcastle Location Launch

  • Research Changing the World at RCTX

    Research Changing the World at RCTX

    At Retina Consultants of Texas, our physicians are committed to driving the field of retina forward through cutting-edge research. Watch our video and learn about how the clinical research trials at RCTX are changing not just Houston, but the whole world.

  • The Best of Both Worlds at RCTX: Great Patient Care and Cutting Edge Research

    The Best of Both Worlds at RCTX: Great Patient Care and Cutting Edge Research

    One of the things that attracted Dr. Ankoor Shah to Retina Consultants of Texas was being a part of a group of really talented surgeons who also have a strong focus in clinical research. In this video, Dr. Shah talks about how because of our clinical trials, we’re able to offer our patients cutting edge treatments.

  • The Evolution of Retina Care at RCTX

    The Evolution of Retina Care at RCTX

    We invite you to get to know Dr. Tien Wong! Watch our video and learn about how our practice has evolved and expanded since our inception.

  • The Perfect Harmony: How RCTX Works Together to Provide Exceptional Patient Care

    The Perfect Harmony: How RCTX Works Together to Provide Exceptional Patient Care

    In this video, Dr. Richard Fish talks about how valuable each member of our team is. As a musician himself, Dr. Fish likes to think of our team approach like a symphony orchestra. We invite you to watch our video and get a glimpse of how our team works together to blend into a really nice harmony.

  • Uveitis Only Clinic

    Uveitis Only Clinic

  • What to Expect

    What to Expect

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Ankoor Shah on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. Ankoor Shah on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Growing up, Dr. Ankoor Shah volunteered with his family at a charity eye camp in India. He saw firsthand the difference you could make in someone’s life by helping them improve their vision and remembers people dancing after cataract surgery because they could see again. Those experiences led him to become the retina specialist he is today. Watch Dr. Shah talk about his passion for this field.

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Christa Soekamto

    Why Eyes: Dr. Christa Soekamto

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Effie Rahman

    Why Eyes: Dr. Effie Rahman

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Hasenin Al-khersan on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. Hasenin Al-khersan on Becoming a Retina Specialist

  • Why Eyes: Dr. James Major on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. James Major on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Did you know that Dr. James Major, Jr., MD, PhD has a graduate degree in ornithology and population genetics? He’s always been a bird lover and after graduate school decided to change gears and become an ophthalmologist, like his father. He loved birds, but ultimately he decided he really wanted to help and work with people.

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Kenneth Fan

    Why Eyes: Dr. Kenneth Fan

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Patrick Staropoli on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. Patrick Staropoli on Becoming a Retina Specialist

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Richard Fish on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. Richard Fish on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Dr. Richard Fish went to medical school thinking he was going to be a psychologist. Then he got to his ophthalmology rotation in his residency and he immediately knew it was what he wanted to do. He says it was instant, like a book he just couldn’t put down. Watch Dr. Fish talk about why he wanted to be a retina specialist.

  • Why Eyes - Dr. Schefler

    Why Eyes - Dr. Schefler

  • Why Eyes: Dr. Tien Wong on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Why Eyes: Dr. Tien Wong on Becoming a Retina Specialist

    Have you ever wondered why your doctor decided to become a retina specialist? For Dr. Tien Wong, he liked being able to reverse the loss of vision and the ability to surgically and medically treat patients. Dr. Wong is an expert surgeon and often studies his game tape to analyze his technique and improve his skills.

  • Writing "The Blind Musician"

    Writing "The Blind Musician"

    Dr. Richard Fish has an interest in performing and visual artists with visual impairment and has lectured about eye diseases in famous artists like Monet, Degas, and O’Keeffe. He spent more than a year researching the biographies, musical influences, and ophthalmological conditions of many visually impaired performers. The result? His book called, “The Blind Musician.” Learn more about this special book in the video below.

Our New Brenham Location is Now Open

We’re excited to announce that Retina Consultants of Texas’s new Brenham state-of-the-art retina center is now open. The new facility is less than a mile away from our previous Brenham location, at 2620 Becker Drive, Brenham, TX 77833. Learn More.

Our New Brenham Location is Now Open

Our new, expanded facility is located at 2620 Becker Drive, Brenham, TX 77833. Learn More.