Meet Dr. Evangeline O’Dowd and Dr. Patrick O’Dowd!
Dr. Evangeline O’Dowd and Dr. Patrick O’Dowd each has 30 Years of experience helping patients just like you with their eye care needs at their Fuquay Varina, NC eye clinic. Fuquay Eye Care aims to provide you with the utmost in care while also providing exemplary customer service and care.
Also serving residents of Holly Springs, NC and surround areas, we encourage you to ask questions, come to us with your eye-related concerns and allow us to treat you with the latest in eye care and vision technology.
Dr. Evangeline (Angie) O’Dowd is originally from Rochester, New York, and comes from a family of nine. Dr. O’Dowd completed her undergraduate studies in 1985 at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, and received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. O’Dowd completed internships at the VA Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington, Omni Eye Services in Atlanta and Brighton Marine Public Health Center in Boston, experiences that offered her exposure to a wide range of eye care treatments and techniques.
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While attending the New England College of Optometry, Dr. O’Dowd helped provide eye care and eyeglasses to those in need through the efforts of Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH). Dr. O’Dowd’s Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) certification allows her to prescribe medication and treat patients with a diverse range of ocular conditions. She is also certified for the evaluation and pre- and post- operative care of all ocular surgery patients, including those requiring laser vision correction.
When Dr. O’Dowd is not at the office, she loves to spend time with her four children. She also enjoys going to the gym, playing violin, and entertaining friends.
Dr. Patrick O’Dowd was born and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, as one of eight children. After graduating in 1985 from Juniata College in Huntington, Pennsylvania, Dr. O’Dowd received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. O’Dowd completed internships at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the VA Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington, and South End Community Health Center in South Boston, resulting in an increased understanding and awareness of developing eye care treatment options.
Acting as president of the New England College of Optometry branch of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) International, Dr. O’Dowd began a free clinic for those without ready access to eye care and spearheaded the collecting and dispensing of donated prescription eyeglasses. In this capacity, Dr. O’Dowd also organized and participated in several trips to Mexico and Colombia to provide free medical eye care to those in need. As a result of these efforts, Dr. O’Dowd was recognized by the Massachusetts State Lion’s Club with a Certificate of Appreciation. Dr. O’Dowd was honored with the F. Dow Smith Award, presented to a graduate student each year “for demonstrating exceptional leadership potential.” In addition, he received the Gold Key International Honor Society Award “for outstanding leadership and service of the college and the profession.”
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Dr. O’Dowd is TPA certified and licensed for the evaluation and pre- and post- operative care of all ocular surgery patients, including those requiring laser vision correction. In his spare time, Dr. O’Dowd enjoys lavishing attention on his four children, swimming, and playing drums.