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.