Eva Duchnowski, OD

Associate Clinical Professor
Advanced Care


Dr. Eva Duchnowski received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2008. She then completed a residency in primary care, with emphasis on cornea and contact lens. Dr. Duchnowski joined SUNY College of Optometry in 2013 as an Associate Clinical Professor. She currently serves as the Section Chief of Cornea and Contact Lens Service, Cornea and Contact Lens Externship Supervisor, and instructor of record for Contact Lens II Course.


  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, Nova Southeastern University, 2008

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • Primary Care with Emphasis on Cornea and Contact Lens - Nova Southeastern University , 2009


  • SUNY Faculty Community Spirit Award , 2017
  • Resident of the Year, 2009
  • XCEL Contact Lens Award , 2008

Professional Experience

  • Section Chief Contact Lens Service , SUNY College of Optometry, 2014 - Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor , SUNY College of Optometry, 2013 - Present

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

Contact Lens II


  • The "double-layer sign": in vivo imaging of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy., Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry 90 (12): e293-300 e293-300, 2013
  • Triple Threat: HSV Manifesting as Iridocyclitis, Endotheliitis and Trabeculitis, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 82 (6): 366 366, 2011
  • Optical coherence tomography in adult-onset vitelliform dystrophy, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 82 (3): 148-151 148-151, 2011
  • A Peculiar Lesion, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 81 (6): 277 277, 2010
  • Juxtapapillary choroidal neovascular membrane following optic neuritis, Clinical and Experimental Optometry 93 (2): 91-94 91-94, 2010


  • Contact Lens Options for Presbyopic Astigmats, 2017
  • Visual Rehabilitation in Patients with Post-Traumatic Aphakia and Aniridia, 2016
  • Two cases of non-strabismic refractive amblyopia successfully managed using bitoric gas permeable lens designs, 2014
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