Dr. Michael J. Benedict, O.D.
OFFICE: Mexico, MO
EDUCATION: Michael J. Benedict received his doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Dr. Benedict completed an internship in primary care at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. Ocular disease was the emphasis of his internship at the VA Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia.
Dr. Benedict has special interest in the treatment of eye disease, the fitting of contact lenses and helping all generations to see their best.
A native of Hannibal, MO, Dr. Benedict began his career as an optometric technician for IEC in 2008. He followed his passion for caring for patients, working with IEC doctors as he completed his Optometric courses and attained his licensure.
Dr. Benedict is a member of the American Optometric Association.