Dr. Kristin L. Bender, OD

Dr. Kristin L. Bender, OD

Optometry | Female

Dr. Kristin Bender is a Board Certified Optometric Physician who has been practicing for over...Read more

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Dr. Kristin Bender is a Board Certified Optometric Physician who has been practicing for over 20 years. Dr. Bender graduated...Read more

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Specialties

  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Scar
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Watering Eyes

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Optometry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bender's Care Philosophy

Dr. Kristin Bender is a Board Certified Optometric Physician who has been practicing for over 20 years. Dr. Bender graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama-Birmingham with a doctoral degree in Optometry and completed her residency at St. Luke s Cataract and Eye Institute. She also completed an internship in Advanced Knowledge of Evaluation and Diagnosis of Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Disorders at The Macula Center. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Georgia Optometric Association, Optometric Honor Society and Gold Key International. She has worked side-by-side with some of the top optometric surgeons such as Dr. James P. Gills MD., one of the top cataract surgeons, and Dr. Dana Deupree MD, one of the top retinal surgeons. Dr. Bender practices all aspects of eye care family, pediatric, geriatric, eye disease and diagnosis(including eye infections, dry eye, pre- and post-op eye surgery care, contact lens fitting, routine eye care, emergency and much mo