Frank W. Bowden, III, MD, FACS
Sarah Darbandi, MD

Bowden Eye & Associates
7205 Bonneval Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256

12341 Yellow Bluff Road, Suite 4
Jacksonville, FL 32226

14810 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 103
Jacksonville, FL 32258

1008 Park Ave., Suite 140
Orange Park, FL 32073

(866) 925-4698

Dr. Sarah Darbandi
Dr. Sarah

Dr. Frank W. Bowden, III
Dr. Frank W.
Bowden, III

Cataract Surgeon in Jacksonville Serving patients seeking laser cataract surgery in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.

Patients seeking cataract surgery in Jacksonville trust the fellowship-trained ophthalmologists at Bowden Eye & Associates to provide custom vision correction treatment. Frank W. Bowden, III, MD, FACS, and Sarah Darbandi, MD, are highly sought after for their eye care expertise. Jacksonville Magazine selected Dr. Bowden as a "Top Doctor" four times and recognized him as the Best Doctor of 2006 and 2007. Dr. Bowden serves as the official ophthalmologist of the National Football League's Jacksonville Jaguars and arena football's Jacksonville Sharks. Both Dr. Bowden and Dr. Darbandi have advanced fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery. Together with their staff, Drs. Bowden and Darbandi are dedicated to delivering exceptional ophthalmic care with outstanding vision correction results.

Dr. Bowden, Dr. Darbandi and their team provide leading-edge "micro-incision, nostitch" laser cataract surgery with premium intraocular lens implants (IOLs). To begin cataract removal surgery, the eye surgeon creates a self-sealing incision in the eye. In a technique called phacoemulsification, the ophthalmologist next uses ultrasound energy to break up and irrigate the eye's cataractous (cloudy) lens. He or she then extracts the cataract-diseased lens through the initial incision. The eye surgeon replaces the diseased lens with an IOL to restore clear vision. Bowden Eye & Associates offer a wide variety of premium IOLs, such as Crystalens, multifocal lenses and toric lenses designed to correct astigmatism. For those patients that desire the latest in cataract surgery technology, Bowden Eye is proud to offer Victus femtosecond laser technology. Refractive outcomes are improved by the lasers' consistent platform.

Cataract removal surgery is a painless procedure performed under topical anesthesia. Patients who undergo cataract surgery with Dr. Bowden or Dr. Darbandi are able to achieve clear vision at various distances, and in many cases, greatly decrease their dependence on prescription eyewear.

Aside from custom cataract surgery, Bowden Eye & Associates provide LASIK surgery, conductive keratoplasty, crosslinking for keratoconus, dry eye treatment, glaucoma treatment, management of diabetic eye conditions and general eye care services.

To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Bowden or Dr. Darbandi to learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Bowden Eye & Associates by calling (866) 925-4698 today.

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What Do Patients Say About Their Experiences With Bowden Eye & Associates?

"After cataract surgery with the Crystalens, I can see across the field without glasses." —Mark Duffner, NFL Linebacker Coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars

"I felt really comfortable with Dr. Bowden and his team." —Larry Hart, NFL Defensive End for the Jacksonville Jaguars

"The office, staff, and Dr. Bowden were simply the best!! My experience has been fantastic and I would and have recommended to my friends that they come to Dr. Bowden for their eye care needs. A+ service—simply the best!" —Marshall R.

More About the Eye Surgeons at Bowden Eye & Associates

Frank W. Bowden, III, MD, FACS, graduated summa cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He then earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., where he was elected valedictorian of his class. Dr. Bowden completed both an internship and an ophthalmology residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, Calif. In addition, he fulfilled a fellowship in corneal and external diseases at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

Prior to founding Bowden Eye & Associates, Dr. Bowden served in the United States military, holding several different posts: battalion surgeon, general medicine officer and staff ophthalmologist. He received the U.S. Navy Commendation Medal and the U.S. Navy Achievement Medal for his exemplary service. Dr. Bowden is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Sarah Darbandi, MD, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Maryland. She then received her Doctorate of Medicine from the West Virginia University School of Medicine before fulfilling an internal medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital. She next completed her ophthalmology residency at the West Virginia University Eye Institute. Dr. Darbandi also completed a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery in Albany, N.Y.

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