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Dr. Kenneth Adams

Ophthalmology
Albuquerque, NM
19 years experience male

Locations

Kenneth P Adams DO PC

Albuquerque, NM

Address

3801 Eubank Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM
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Fax

5053239969

Kenneth P Adams DO PC

Albuquerque, NM

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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: New Mexico

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Corneal abrasion: Corneal abrasions can lead to infection and corneal scarring. The only way to diagnose an abrasion is to instill a dye such as flourescin and examinat... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Astigmatism: 90 is the direction of the astigmatism not the amount. Astigmatism is when the eye is not entirely round and is very common. For low levels of astig... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Glaucoma: The best way to diagnose glaucoma is an ophthalmic exam by an experienced ophthalmologist. Tests sucha as visual fields, oct, ubm, gdx, hrt etc. Only... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Otitis-Conjunctiviti: Ototis-conjunctiviits syndrome is relatively common and are generally self limited viral infections. However, there are other treatable bacterial cau... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
No: Voltaren is a non steriodal anti inflammatory medicine similar to advil (ibuprofen). Advil (ibuprofen) or other nsaids are often used for menstural p... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Diabetes: Diabetes is a leading cause of irreversable blindness due to retinal disease. Patients with type 2 diabetes may have had high blood sugars for years ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Floaters: Floaters are most commonly caused by debris in the vitreous (jelly like substance inside the eye). While annoying and very common they can also be an... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Chalazion Treatment: Time is the second best way to treat a chalazion. The natural history is for them to resolve over several months to years. However, rarely other con... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Blepharitis: Blepharitis can contribute to dry eye as the eyes stay moist through a combination of mucous production from goblet cells, a low level of tear produc... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Blepharitis: An excellent summary of blepharitis treatment can be found at the American Academy of Ophthalmology website: http://www.aao.org/publications/eyenet/20... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Unilateral conjunctivitis can occur if only one eye is exposed to an allergen; however, other causes of non resolving unilateral conjunctivitis includ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Dry Eye: Artificial tears are an easy and readilly available treatment for dry eyes. However, other local processes such as blepharitis and rosacea may presen... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Pinguecula: The most common would be a form of sun damage called pinguecula. However, other causes can be allergies called trantas dots, freckles called nevi, an... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Most likely viral conjunctivitis treated with artificial tears and otc drops such as ketotifen. Cautions are provided for frequent hand washing and t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
STOP IT!: Smoking can have vasoconsticitve and blood pressure related side effects not to mention increasing teh risk for stroke, hear disease and numerous canc... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adams
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Eye rubbing: Yes, he could have allergies; however, children sometimes rub their eyes due to blepharitis (an overgrowth of bacteria and build up of dried mucous al... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Adams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, TX
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

PCOM

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