Welcome to Montgomery Eye Physicians

At Montgomery Eye Physicians, our mission is to serve our patients, employees and referring providers with a total commitment to quality, courtesy and professionalism.

In 1945, following WWII, Karl Benkwith, M.D., opened the first ophthalmology office in Montgomery. His son,
Sanders Benkwith, M.D., followed him into ophthalmology and joined his father in practice in 1977. Eight years later James Glassner, M.D., joined the Benkwiths, followed by Tom Lyle Mitchell, Jr., M.D., in 1987.

With a complete staff of ophthalmologists, optometrists and trained technical support, Montgomery Eye Physicians is committed to providing you with the most comprehensive eye care and eye health information in central Alabama. Whether you are seeking routine eye exams to the most advanced LASIK eye surgery procedures we are here to help you see better.

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In 1945, following WWII, Karl Benkwith, M.D., opened the first ophthalmology office in Montgomery. His son, Sanders Benkwith, M.D., followed him into ophthalmology and joined his father in practice in 1977. Eight years later James Glassner, M.D., joined the Benkwiths, followed by Tom Lyle Mitchell, Jr., M.D., in 1987.

With a complete staff of ophthalmologists, optometrists and trained technical support, Montgomery Eye Physicians is committed to providing you with the most comprehensive eye care and eye health information in central Alabama. Whether you are seeking routine eye exams to the most advanced LASIK eye surgery procedures we are here to help you see better.

Cataracts

Have you been diagnosed with cataracts? If so, you may have the option to customize your cataract surgery which can reduce your need for glasses or contacts after cataract surgery.

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Vision Correction

Would you like to See Life Clearly without the need for glasses or contacts? Montgomery Eye Physicians offers the latest state-of-the-art iLASIK blade free technology as well as alternative laser vision correction procedures.

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Comprehensive Eye Care

Comprehensive eye exams are a crucial part of preventative health care. Early diagnosis and treatment of eye problems can potentially save your vision.

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Cornea

The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer and is commonly referred to as the 'window of the eye’. Corneal diseases, including Fuch’s Dystrophy and keratoconus, can cause distorted vision or even loss of vision.

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Glaucoma

It is estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those are aware they have it. With an early diagnosis, most people with glaucoma will not have to experience permanent vision loss.

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Diabetic Eye Care

Not only can diabetes have a major impact on your lifestyle but it can cause serious problems with your vision as well. Many people overlook that fact until it’s too late. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults. Learn more about Diabetic Eye Care.

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Eyelid

As we age, the muscles surrounding our eyelids start to weaken, causing tired, saggy eyes. Eyelid reconstruction surgery is not only a cosmetic solution, but can help improve poor vision caused by thyroid eye disease.

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Aesthetics

Would you like to feel and look younger? With BOTOX® Cosmetic, our specially trained physicians can diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and restore that youthful appearance.

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Montgomery Eye Physicians, located in Montgomery, Alabama specializes in glaucoma management. It is estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those know they have it. Approximately 120,000 are blind from glaucoma, accounting for 9% to 12% of all cases of blindness in the U.S. Most cases of glaucoma are managed through medication, surgery, or a combination of treatments. With an early diagnosis, most people with glaucoma will not have to experience permanent vision loss.
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Montgomery Eye Physicians, located in Montgomery, Alabama specializes in glaucoma management. It is estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those know they have it. Approximately 120,000 are blind from glaucoma, accounting for 9% to 12% of all cases of blindness in the U.S. Most cases of glaucoma are managed through medication, surgery, or a combination of treatments. With an early diagnosis, most people with glaucoma will not have to experience permanent vision loss.
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Montgomery Eye Physicians, located in Montgomery, Alabama specializes in glaucoma management. It is estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those know they have it. Approximately 120,000 are blind from glaucoma, accounting for 9% to 12% of all cases of blindness in the U.S. Most cases of glaucoma are managed through medication, surgery, or a combination of treatments. With an early diagnosis, most people with glaucoma will not have to experience permanent vision loss.
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