A message from our doctors:
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to open our practice in our home state and serve the people of New Mexico. As classmates, roommates, and dear friends we have finally created the practice we talked about all throughout optometry school. We hope you enjoy your experience at Eyes of New Mexico Family Optometry and continue to let us serve you and your family and friends in all of your eye care needs.”
Dr. Hands is a native New Mexican who grew up in Los Lunas. After graduating from Los Lunas High School she attended the University of New Mexico and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education. Dr. Hands later attended Southern California College of Optometry where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2009. Upon graduation, she returned to her home state of New Mexico where she joined the clinical staff at Sandia Vision Clinic. In 2011, Dr. Hands ventured out to co-create Eyes of New Mexico Family Optometry.
Tiffany Garcia Martinez, O.D.
Dr. Martinez is a native to Albuquerque. She graduated high school from Albuquerque Academy. At the University of New Mexico she studied biology with a minor in chemistry. After she moved to sunny Orange County where she also attended SCCO, now know as Ketchum University, Dr. Martinez completed an additional year of residency training in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the University of Houston College of Optometry. During her residency, Dr. Martinez worked with pediatric patients, children with binocular vision problems and vision related learning problems, patients with vision impairments, patients with newly acquired brain injuries, as well as soldiers returning from war with new ocular complications. She has been working since 2010 with the NMSBVI to provide traveling low vision clinics to students throughout New Mexico.