Dr.Giddens is a native of Palm Beach County and attended Palm Beach State College, the University of Florida and Southern College of Optometry. He began practice in 1971 consulting for an Ophthalmology practice for 8 years, then established a private practice in West Palm Beach. He joined Optical Insight in 2012 after an attempt of retirement, came back to enjoy seeing many of his previous patients. Dr. Giddens specializes in geriatric Optometry and contact lenses but loves the medical side as well, treating anterior segment pathology. He is a board certified in topical and oral pharmaceuticals.
He is active in community affairs having serving on the Palm Beach County Planning commission, the Emergency Medical Services Counsel, and the Palm Beach County Library District for over 30 years and serves as its current Chairman. He is active in Missionary aviation with Missionary Flights International serving the island of Haiti and the West Indies. He is the past director of Vision Services for the Samaritan Gardens Community Health Center and is married with two children, Rachel and Jonathan. Dr. Giddens is married to the former Joyce Rhodes and will celebrate his 50th anniversary in July of 2017. He is a pilot and amateur radio junkie!