Jason E. McDowell, O.D.
OFFICE: Jacksonville, IL
EDUCATION: Dr. McDowell earned his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Missouri School of Optometry in 1998. He completed his medical externship in Denver, Colorado at the Omni Eye Specialists where treatment of ocular disease and ocular emergencies was emphasized.
Dr. McDowell has a special interest in the treatment of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and in the fitting of contact lenses.
During his studies he received the Jackson Memorial Award for his research paper on the fitting of bifocal contact lenses. Upon graduating, Dr. McDowell practiced in the Hannibal-Quincy area prior to coming to Jacksonville. He is licensed to prescribe therapeutic pharmacologic medication and treat ocular emergencies. Dr. McDowell is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association.