At Montgomery Eye Physicians, our mission is to serve our patients, employees and referring providers of Alabama's River Region with a total commitment to quality eye care along with 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 to the Montgomery area and central Alabama. Whether you are seeking routine eye care to the most advanced LASIK eye surgery procedures in Montgomery, we are here to help you see better.
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, state-of-the-art cataract surgery or the most advanced LASIK eye surgery procedures in Montgomery, we are here to help you see better.
Practicing eye health is important for your future vision. Our office in Montgomery offers comprehensive eye care services that make sure you are off to the right start. Finding vision problems earlier rather than later is important to your future eye health.Learn more
Do you have an active lifestyle or just want to ditch your glasses and contacts? We offer premier vision correction services so you can do just that. Our team of ophthalmologists specialize in LASIK, corneal diseases, glaucoma and diabetic eye care. Want to start living your life with clear vision and no hassles? Schedule a consultation with at our Montgomery location today.Learn more
During your middle years, you may start to notice a steady decline in your overall vision. While this may be corrected with glasses and contacts, our LASIK and comprehensive eye care services can put you ahead of that curve. With our technology and experienced team of Montgomery ophthalmologist, we make sure you are properly diagnosed and treated for your specific condition.Learn more
A common vision problem found in older adults is cataracts. One thing that you cannot avoid is the natural aging of the eye. Not only do we offer you the best cataract surgeons in the Montgomery area, we also give you premium lens options after your surgery. With our many eye care services and state of the art technology, we make sure you are well on your way to a life of healthy vision.Learn more
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.
Would you like to See Life Clearly without the need for glasses or contacts? Montgomery Eye Physicians is the only state-of-the-art custom LASIK facility in the River Region area. We offer the latest blade-free technology for LASIK in Montgomery.
Comprehensive eye exams and eye care are a crucial part of preventative health care. Early diagnosis and treatment of eye problems can potentially save your vision. We give the Montgomery area premium eye care. Schedule an eye exam today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We want to assure you that we are OPEN and here for you as your eye care providers.
We value you as a patient, and our team is available TODAY to discuss your eye health. Together we can schedule the appropriate appointment for your eye care needs at our practice in a clean, safe, and healthy environment. As always, you are encouraged to reach out to us with any questions at (334) 271-3804.
We also want to reassure you of the precautions we are taking for the health and safety of our patients, doctors, staff, and community.
We are continuing to monitor the CDC and the Alabama Department of Public Health for updates, and, as things evolve, we will adjust our protocols.
This is a team effort, and you are a part of our team! Let’s all do our part. If you or anyone in your household has any respiratory symptoms, a fever, cough, or has had symptoms within the past 14 days, please do not come into our office. Give us a call, and we will get you rescheduled. We understand that this is constantly changing, and we will do our best to stay ahead of the curve to keep our team, our patients, and our community safe. We are united together to bring you compassionate eye care, keeping you safe and healthy.