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The New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology is an organization representing our state’s eye physicians and surgeons (M.D. or D.O . degree). We are committed to providing the highest level of care and most up-to-date information for our patients.

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve associated with high eye pressures. Risk factors for Glaucoma include:Older ageFamily history of glaucoma African-American (8x higher risk)DiabetesHigh blood pressure Trauma to the eyeSteroid useSee your Ophthalmoligist for an annual eye exam. Glaucoma is typically painless with no symptoms, but can cause blindness. Get a screening eye exam today and call your ophthalmologist today. Search our website for one near you. www.nmao.orgOphthalmologists are eye surgeons and eye doctors. They attend medical school like your cardiologist, family doctor and brain surgeon before they begin 4-6 years of eye training. They work closely with Optometrists too. If you need surgery, then your Optometrist will send you to the eye surgeon, your Ophthalmologist. Ask about the newest ways to treat glaucoma besides eye drops. Durysta implant MIGS devices like the iStentLasersIncisional Surgery #glaucoma ABQjournal #newmexicotrue #newnexico #health #vision #eyes ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to our excellent speakersand our leadership team for putting on a great annual NMAO meeting. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Dr. Collin McClelland for updating us on the latest on optic neuritis. ... See MoreSee Less

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NMAO Annual Meeting 2021Dr. Jay Duker reviewing Testing for AMD ... See MoreSee Less

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