Helping New Mexicans see better, one patient at a time.

We’re a full-service eye care practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico offering a complete range of medical, surgical, and refractive services. Our team is committed to individualized care for all of our patients in New Mexico and believes that it’s a privilege to serve your eye care needs.

About Us

Important Notice to Dr. Valenzuela Arellano Patients

Trusted Albuquerque Eye Care with Commitment to Customer Service

We utilize the most advanced technology to accurately diagnose and treat routine and medical eye conditions. It is our intent to grow and nurture lasting professional relationships with our patients. We recently received a Meritorious Administration Award from the Corcoran Consulting Group, honoring our long-term dedication to patient care and customer service.

Our Services

Advanced Technology Cataract Surgery

Southwest Eyecare is leading the industry, utilizing state-of-the-art techniques and technology, and has the most experienced physicians in Advanced Technology Cataract Surgery in New Mexico.

Our very own cataract surgeon, Paul A. Sanchez, M.D., was the first to implant the premium lenses, Vivity, and RxSight’s Light Adjustable Lens + in New Mexico.

Our advanced cataract surgery options offer greater precision, quicker recovery times, and enhanced visual outcomes. We are dedicated to providing personalized care tailored to your unique vision needs, ensuring the best possible results.

Light Adjustable Lens™

Glaucoma Treatments and Surgery

Advancements in technology have transformed glaucoma treatment. Modern approaches can precisely identify the specific causes of increased intraocular pressure. This precision allows surgeons to utilize Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) techniques. MIGS procedures are designed to minimize tissue trauma and significantly reduce the risk of complications compared to traditional surgery.

Hear From Our Patients

This Eye Doctor is WONDERFUL, kind, engaging, and answers your questions. I would highly recommend him. He has the most beautiful smile. This is the first Eye Doctor that I have been to that really looks happy to see his patient.
Edna L.
Been a patient at SW eye care for many many years and yesterday I met Dr. Adams and was extremely impressed by him. Warm, professional and very well informed. He took his time, listened to me, reviewed the tests his assistant gave me. When we finished our meeting I left the office with a feeling of well being and the comfort of knowing I was in good hands.
Karen B.
My wife and I have both been seeing Dr. Paul Sanchez for several years, and he did cataract surgery on both of us. Dr. Sanchez and his entire crew have done an excellent job in taking care of us. Obvious expertise in care along with a uniformly congenial staff, all in an efficiently organized and well-run office. Our thanks to everyone in the office.
Charles P.
I was referred to Dr. Thomas Gillette, MD because he specializes in treating dry eyes. I was favorably impressed after my initial appointment. After Dr. Gillette examined my eyes, he prescribed a treatment plan which includes two prescription medications. I’m scheduled for a follow-up appointment in several weeks. I’m hopeful that this treatment will resolve my dry eye issues.
David E.
My experience with Southwest Eyecare for my first visit was absolutely wonderful. Dr Adams was professional, kind, and took all the time I needed to ask questions and explain in detail my exam and future treatments. I was also treated exceptionally well by all the staff I was assisted by, including Isreal, who was amazingly patient, kind, professional, and who put me at ease during my exams. I will absolutely recommend Southwest Eyecare and Dr Adams to anyone looking for eye health and well being. Thank you!
Ionia C.
I was referred to Southwest Eye Care for cataract surgery. Doctor Downs was my physician. I was impressed with him and the staff. Everyone was professional and courteous. The results of my surgery were excellent. I am very grateful for the care and expertise I received. I highly recommend this practice for eye care.
Jule F.

Our Location

7110 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

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