Clinical Research​

The Levenson Eye Research Division has overseen drug studies in various subspecialties including cornea, glaucoma, retina, and surgical. Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to medical research.



Levenson Eye Research Division boasts highly experienced, SOCRA certified, nationally-recognized investigators, study coordinators, research assistants and leaders in ophthalmic photography. 


  • State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment

  • Dedicated, specifically designed, multi-study certified 4-meter exam lanes

  • Staff certified ETDRS and electronic visual acuity testing in accordance with protocol-specific lighting requirements

  • Designated monitoring room with high-speed internet 

  • A dedicated research administration staff.


Visit Us at one of our 5 locations

Riverside Park Place Location 
751 Oak Street • Suite 200 • Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Mandarin Location
3020 Hartley Road • Suite 190 • Jacksonville, Florida 32257 

Orange Park Location
905 Park Street • Suite 104 • Orange Park, Florida 32073 

Gilbert Cataract Center
St Vincent's Medical Center • Dillon Building
3 Shircliff Way • Suite 122 • Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Walter Smithwick IV, M.D.

2535 Riverside Avenue •  Jacksonville, FL 32204 

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