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Meet Dr. Michael Gowen & Dr. Steve Jacobs - Optometric Team Near You

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Michael Gowen O.D.

Dr. Michael Gowen attended undergrad at Virginia Tech and graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1987. He has been practicing in and serving Virginia for his entire career.   He met his wife Sally in Blacksburg. They’ve been married 36 years and in August will have nine grandchildren, in addition to an 18-year-old cat named Mistery, who has a reputation for not being a good traveler.   Dr. Gowen says he and Sally are “avid Virginia Tech fans” and are big supporters of the arts and athletic programs. They love their community of Blacksburg, where they live and...

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Steve Jacobs O.D.

Dr. Steve Jacobs earned his undergraduate degree in Behavioral Biology from Cornell University in 1979. Enjoying the intellectual stimulation (and lack of true responsibility) that further studies offered, he pursued a Master's Degree in Child Development at Michigan State University (1982), where he met his bright and lovely bride to be. Realizing he couldn't dodge gainful employment forever, he followed his father's (the owner of a small dress store in Brooklyn) sage suggestion and pursued optometry as a career - a pleasant melding of science, working with people, and being one's own boss.   Dr. Jacobs graduated number one in his class...

EYES on Main in Blacksburg

EYES on Main provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Blacksburg. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at EYES on Main aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.

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