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Eva Duchnowski, OD

Associate Clinical Professor

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Dr. Duchnowski joined the University Eye Center in 2013. She previously served as an assistant professor at the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Duchnowski received her Doctor of Optometry from the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2008. She then completed a residency in primary care, with an emphasis on cornea and contact lens, at Nova in 2009. Her research interests include contact lens.


Contact Lenses-General, Contact Lenses-Specialty and Custom Lenses, Cornea/Cataracts

Additional Languages Spoken

English, Polish


OD, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, 2008
BA, Fordham University, 2004


Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, 2009


Contact Lens Retrospective case/control study of Corneal Infiltrates in Soft Contact lens 

wearers (CLARCS) Participated in case/control review and data entry 

1•DAY ACUVUE® TruEyeTM Brand Contact Lenses & 1•DAY ACUVUE® MOIST® Brand Contact Lenses with LACREON® TECHNOLOGY Daily Disposable Performance Overview Registry – TEMPO Study (Multi-Center Study) Nova Participating Clinic Principal Investigator: Heidi Wagner, OD

Co-Investigators: Eva Duchnowski, OD, Andrea M. Janoff, OD, Perla Najman, OD. 

http://clinicaltrials.gov - click on "Search for Clinical Trials" and type NCT01467557


Duchnowski, E, Rodman, JA. Juxtapapillary choroidal neovascular membrane following optic neuritis. Clinical and Experimental Optometry. 2010 Mar;93(2) 91-4.

Rodman, JA. Duchnowski, E. Optical Coherence Tomography in Adult-Onset Vitelliform Dystrophy. Optometry Journal of American Optometric Association. 2011Mar;82(3) 148-51.

St. Martin JM, Rodman J, Pizzimenti JJ, Duchnowski E. The “Double-Layer Sign”; In Vivo Imaging of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy. Optometry and Vision Science. 2013 Dec; 90(12) e293-e300. 


Duchnowski, E. Rodman, JA. Blanc, S. Peculiar Lesion. Optometry Journal of American Optometric Association. 2010 June; 81(6)227.

Hill, JL. Rodman, JA. Duchnowski, E. Triple Threat: HSV Manifesting as Iridocyclitis, Endotheliitis and Trabeculitis. Optometry Journal of American Optometric Association. 2011 June; 82(6)366.


Duchnowski, E. Janoff, A. “msdtm: A new Mini-Scleral Design for post penetrating keratoplasty with secondary dry eye syndrome” multimedia poster. SECO International. Atlanta Georgia. March 4-8, 2009.

Duchnowski, E. Rodman, JA. “Juxtapapillary Choroidal Neovascular Membrane” multimedia poster. SECO International. Atlanta Georgia. March 4-8, 2009.

Rodman, JA. Duchnowski, E. “Adult-Onset Vitelliform Dystrophy – A Diagnostic Dilemma” multimedia poster. SECO International. Atlanta Georgia. February 10-14,2010.

Duchnowski, E. Rodman, JA. Patelsky, S. Utilizing Corneal Pachymetry to Assess Efficacy of Topical Steroid Therapy for Herpetic Stromal Disease. (Suppl) Optometry and Vision Science, abstract # 95777. http://www.aaopt.org, accessed 08/24/10. 

Duchnowski, E. Janoff, A. Hill, JL. Utilizing Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomogrophy to Monitor Acute Corneal Hydrops in Keratoconus (Suppl) Optometry and Vision Science, abstract # 115650. http://www.aaopt.org, accessed 01/25/12. 

Duchnowski, E. Rodman, J. Schinas, Z. Haines, K. “Mini-Scleral contact lens management of exposure keratitis due to lagophthalmos from Bell’s Palsy” ” multimedia poster. SECO International. Atlanta Georgia. February 27-March 3, 2013.


Duchnowski, E. Contact lens fitting challenge post reconstructive surgery with corneal limbal stem cell autograft and amniotic membrane transplant, Formal Presentation at American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim California 2008.

Duchnowski, E. Uncommon Use for a Common Instrument. Anterior Segment Grand Rounds presented during Fall 2009 Doubleheader Continuing Education at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, October 17, 2009.

Duchnowski, E. Janoff, A. Going All the Way: A Case Based Presentation on GP Scleral Contact Lens Fitting. 17th Annual May Eye Care Conference. Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, May 19, 2013.