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New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology

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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The New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology is committed to preserving quality eye care in our great state. We invite practicing ophthalmologists and ophthalmologists-in-training in New Mexico to join their state specialty society.

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The Future of Ophthalmic Care

The mission of the New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology is to promote excellence in patient care through advocacy, education and fostering professional fellowship.

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Ophthalmologists are the only eye doctors trained to perform laser eye surgery. They went to medical school just like brain and heart surgeons. Trust your eyes to an eye surgeon—an ophthalmologist. No shortcuts.

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Let’s raise the standards for eye surgery. New Mexicans deserve to have the most experienced doctor performing their laser eye surgery (Ophthalmologists).

No shortcuts. Surgeons attend medical school. Ophthalmologists attend medical school just like heart and brain surgeons.
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