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About Dr. Frank W Bowden III

Dr. Frank W Bowden III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Jacksonville, FL, with another office in Jacksonville, FL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Bowden is affiliated with St Vincents Medical Center Riverside and Baptist Medical Center Beaches. Dr. Bowden has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Frank W Bowden III is Great. Dr. Frank W Bowden III has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Frank W Bowden III is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Bowden Eye And Associates

7205 Bonneval Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Family Eye Care Center Of Jacksonville

8833 Perimeter Park Blvd Ste 403
Jacksonville, FL 32216
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Specialties

Dr. Frank W Bowden III has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Keratoconus
  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Vision Issues
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration

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Reviews

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Three Stars

I feel some test and procedures are unnecessary. Medications are forced on you. It appears each visit some new diagnosis is found. I had an appointment at 8:30 am only to find out so did 4 other people .

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Five Stars

There are long wait times, but he is the BEST Ophthalmologist in the United States.

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Excellent!

Smart man! My family and I have been seeing him for 3 years for a variety of things. He has helped me with my dry eyes, which I have been battling symptoms for YEARS and no other doctor has seemed to know how to help. He has also helped my family with their vision, such as glaucoma issues and corneal problems. I recently had a son and would only trust Dr. Bowden and his associates to treat him.

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Dr. Bowden is an answer to my prayers

Dr. Bowden's bedside manner and his willingness to assist me even when I had lots of questions was a god send. I have struggled with dry eyes for years, to the point I carry around eye drops and cant wear eye make up because I use the drops so much. I've visited doctor to doctor and they all shoved drops at me and told me it was allergies. I visited Dr. Bowden and he had a lot of dry eye solutions to help my particular problem. I eventually had the lipiflow procedure which was a relaxing 12 min treatment and I tell you I've barely used drops since! It's not a lifetime cure, I am aware, but I've been 6 months without drops and now wearing my makeup again!!! I feel like a new person.

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Five Stars

One of the only providers I really feel heard and helped.

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5 minutes
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2011, 2013, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Bowden is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Meharry Medical College

    Graduated in 1979

  • United States Naval Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Frank W Bowden III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • BCBS Florida myBlue
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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