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Dr. Frank Mares, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.5 (6)
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47 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Frank Mares, MD

Dr. Frank Mares, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Albuquerque, NM. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 47 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Mares, completed a residency at Good Samaritan|Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Mares an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Mares works at Eye Associates Of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM with other offices in Santa Fe, NM. They frequently treat conditions like Glaucoma and Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Mares' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Albuquerque - Northside
    5757 Harper Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 888-5757
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 11:00
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Santa Fe Office
    2947 Rodeo Park Dr E, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 983-6613
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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Glaucoma
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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Dislocation of Lens
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Blepharitis
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Endophthalmitis
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Hypotropia
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Macular Hole
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Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Strabismus
Sympathetic Uveitis
Tear Duct Disorders
Vitreous Hemorrhage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Treatment
Coreoplasty
Eye Test
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Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
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Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Frank Mares, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 47 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1316932437
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital|University Oreg Health Sci University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Good Samaritan|Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Good Samaritan
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Mares has seen patients for Glaucoma and Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Mares on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Mares. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mares.

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