Dr. Jerom Nelson

Jerom Nelson

Certified by the New Mexico Board of Optometry, Dr. Jerom Nelson received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. After graduation, he served in the United States Air Force as Chief of Optometric Services at Holloman Air Force Base from 2013-2016. Upon completion of his Air Force commitment, Dr. Nelson joined the Fillmore Eye Clinic to continue providing excellent comprehensive eye care for the military members and residents here in southern New Mexico.

Dr. Nelson’s areas of interest are ocular disease and routine eye care, including contact lens exams. He specializes in low vision exams by providing the most technologically advanced magnification devices for patients who suffer from visually debilitating conditions, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other diseases of the eye. Dr. Nelson is dedicated to providing the most advanced eye care available to help his patients obtain the best vision possible.

Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Optometric Association, and the New Mexico Optometric Association. He resides in Alamogordo with his wife and three children. He enjoys playing guitar, golfing, and exploring New Mexico with his family. Dr. Nelson is available for appointments in the Alamogordo and Ruidoso offices.


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