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Dr. Jim Bender

Dr. Jim Bender

Dearest Patients,  


I wish to announce that I will be retiring at the end of May 2022. It has been an absolute pleasure and a privilege to have been a part of your lives for many years. The thought of retirement brings me much joy as I anticipate having more time to embrace the other things in my life that I love. I also feel sadness that this is coming to an end. It has been particularly gratifying to witness my patients as little ones grow into adulthood and then entrusting their children into my care. Thank you for trusting me to be on your health care team. Memories of all these years and all of you will stay with me forever. This is a farewell, but be assured that you will be well cared for by my colleagues in the future. 



Dr. James Bender 


Dr. Jim Bender graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry, in 1981. He has served for many years as a clinical instructor at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry, and as Director of Off-Campus Geriatric Eye Clinics. He was also the Leader of Off-Campus Eye Clinics for Developmentally Challenged Adults.

Dr. Bender has served as an examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. He holds a certificate in Advanced Ocular Disease & Therapeutics. His special interests include contact lenses, laser vision and laser vision comanagement.