Joshua Davidson, O.D., FAAO

Optometrist in Baton Rouge

Joshua Davidson, OD

Dr. Joshua Davidson grew up in Bay City Michigan where, from the age of 11, he had his eyes set on Optometry. Dr. Davidson graduated from All Saints Catholic Central and attended The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for undergraduate where he graduated with a degree in Biology. He went on to complete his Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree at the Michigan College of Optometry. Dr. Davidson’s clinical rotations included The William Dorn VA in Columbia, South Carolina, Anderson Eye Associates in Saginaw Michigan, and the Duane L Waters Hospital at the Michigan Department of Corrections Maximum Security Prison in Jackson, Michigan.

Dr. Davidson’s interests are in the areas of dry eye treatment, specialty contact lenses, and ocular disease. In his spare time, he enjoys CrossFit, playing softball, traveling, watching college football (his beloved Michigan Wolverines and his adopted LSU Tigers), and spending time with his son, Brooks.

In October 2019 Dr. Davidson attained the highest status in the profession of Optometry, that of Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO).  In qualifying and maintaining this fellowship, individuals are evaluated against the highest standards of professional competence.

Dr. Davidson is also proud to be a fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society (FSLS).  He is currently the only certified “expert” scleral lens fitter in all of Louisiana, Mississippi, or Arkansas.  His interests lie in fitting all specialty contact lenses for high prescriptions, multifocal “bifocal” contacts, keratoconus, post-radial keratotomy, post LASIKdry eye, amongst countless other ocular issues.  More information can be found at

Dr. Davidson serves on the medical advisory board and is a paid speaker for Eyevance Pharmaceuticals ( and Kala Pharmaceuticals (, and serves as a medical advisor for Allergan/Abbvie He is on the editorial board of Modern Optometry magazine, and is a consultant of Glaukos corporation.  Recently, Dr. Davidson was given the honor of serving as part of the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) inaugural Leadership Institute.

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550 Connell’s Park Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 927-2020
(800) 375-6828

9001 Summa Avenue, Suite 245
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 274-3937

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