MEET OUR OPTOMETRISTS

Dr. Rod Snow

Dr. Snow is a 1980 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Snow has a special interest in working with hard-to-fit contact lens cases and the special vision needs of children. His research into the relationship between juvenile delinquency and vision disorders was published in the Journal of the American Optometric Association. In addition to private practice, Dr. Snow also served as Director of Optometry Services for HMO Health Ohio for 11 years. He currently serves as President of Summit Eyecare Network, LTD; a network of over 200 private practice optometrists throughout Ohio. He is a past committee chairperson and Distinguished Service Award recipient from the Ohio Optometric Association, a past president of the Summit County Optometric Society and a past board member of the Akron Jaycees. Dr. Snow and his wife Terry have two adult children – Jennifer and Kelly.

Dr. Jeff Durkin

Dr. Durkin is a 1987 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Optometry. In 1988, he completed a residency program in Family Practice at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. In addition to family eyecare, Dr. Durkin has a special interest in working with the visually-impaired. In 1989, he created Ohio Low Vision Rehabilitation Services, a unique service geared toward assisting children and adults with vision loss or blindness. He is a current board member of Vision Support Services, formerly known as the Akron Blind Center. Dr. Durkin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is a past committee chairperson and Distinguished Service Award recipient from the Ohio Optometric Association. He is a past president of the Summit County Optometric Society, a past board member of the Akron Jaycees and has been active in Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Akron. Dr. Durkin lives in Akron with his wife Cathie, daughter Eleanor, and sons John, Frank and Charlie.

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