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Dr. Sarah Darbandi

Board-Certified Corneal Specialist/Surgeon


Dr. Sarah Darbandi

Dr. Sarah Darbandi joined the Bowden Eye team in August 2012. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Following this, Dr. Darbandi attended Medical School at West Virginia University, then went on to residency in Ophthalmology at the West Virginia University Eye Institute. With her interest in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery, she then completed a fellowship in Albany, New York, in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. In 2015, she signed on as Dr. Frank W. Bowden, III’s, first partner, making her Vice President of Bowden Eye & Associates.

She provides general ophthalmic care, as well as custom cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, ocular surface reconstruction, and refractive surgery. Dr. Darbandi also provides aesthetic care including Botox, fillers, brow lifts, upper and lower lid blepharoplasties, laser skin resurfacing, and even permanent makeup.

In her free time, Dr. Darbandi enjoys spending time at the beach, stand up paddle boarding, Pilates, and scuba diving. She also enjoys learning the newest makeup/beauty trends and spending time with her dogs.

Quick Facts

  • Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Also provides aesthetic care including Botox, Juvaderm, and laser skin resurfacing
  • Completed a fellowship in Albany, New York, in Cornea and Refractive Surgery
  • Enjoys spending time at the beach and playing with her puppy, Blink