Dr. John Nowell

Meet the Director of Clinical Operations, Dr. John Nowell

Dr. John Nowell

Dr. Nowell is an Orlando native. He attended Lake Highland, Edgewater High school and received his BS from Auburn University. He then went on to The University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree. Following optometry school, Dr. Nowell did a fellowship at the Neumann Eye Institute in Deland, Florida.

He has been seeing patients in Southwest Orlando since 1991. Dr. Nowell's commitment to his patients is to provide excellence in eye care by ongoing professional education and using the latest technology in his practice. We hope you will choose Southwest Orlando Eye Care for all your family eye care needs.

He enjoys any outdoor activity especially fishing and will gladly share some " fish stories" with anyone who will listen.


  • AOA-American Optometric Association

  • FOA- Florida Optometric Association

  • CFSOP- Central Florida Society Optometric Physicians ( Past President)

  • ONS- Ocular Nutritional Society


  • West Orlando Rotary Club

  • Volunteer vision care for The Coalition for the Homeless, Jeppenson Foundation, Lions Club, and Vision USA

Adjunct Professor of Optometry for Nova Southeastern College of Optometry, Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Chicago College of Optometry, Kentucky College of Optometry and Michigan College of Optometry.​​​​​​​

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