I am a highly trained and experienced Doctor of Optometry. In 1977 I graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry. Certified to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceuticals.
Professional and Civic Memberships:
Former President of the Indiana Optometry Board
Served 16 years on the Optometry Board
Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Optometry for 11 years
Clinical Instructor at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.
Served on the National Board Review Committee-until 2006
Areas of Expertise:
Extensive Clinical Experience
Dr. Benavente has served on the National Board Review Committee of the Association of Regulatory Board in Optometry. As a committee member he participated on the review of the national board examination questions that are given to the students taking their national board for licensure in states that accept national boards. Dr. Benavente’s last year on the board was in 2006. He holds an MBA from Indiana University.
Dr. Benavente has been involved with the regulation of Optometry and has contributed many hours to the profession. You can be assured, with Dr. Benavente’s vast clinical experience, your eyes will be well taken care of. Dr. Benavente has been in practice for 37 years.