David R. Benson, M.D., O.D.

David R. Benson, M.D., O.D., Eye Physicians of Lakewood

Caring for you, not just your eyes

Telephone: 253-584-1777

Eye Services

Dr. Benson's practice emphasis is on treatment of glaucoma, diabetic eye dises, macular degeneration, dry eye, and other eye problems in addition to providing quality eye care to all ages.

Eye Care Services at Eye Physicians of Lakewood

Meet Dr. Benson

Dr. Benson is both types of eye doctors: Optometrist AND Ophthalmologist. Practicing with the motto, "Caring for you, not just your eyes," he has been attending to his patients for more than 25 years.

Meet Dr. Benson at Eye Physicians of Lakewood

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Dr. Benson Education

 Dr. Benson has had 18 years of education. 

Year    Degree School Location
1975    Bachelor of Science in Psychology University of Washington Seattle, Washington
1978    Externship in Optometry Hadassah Hebrew Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel
1979    Bachelor of Science in Visual Science Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon
1979    Doctor of Optometry, with Distinction Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon
1981    Residency in Optometry Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center Vancouver Division Vancouver, Washington
1987    Doctor of Medicine University of Kansas Kansas City, Kansas
1988    Internship in Internal Medicine University of Massachusetts Pittsfield, Massachusetts
1990    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Ophthalmic Pathology Course  
1990    Wills Eye Hospital Ophthalmology Review Course  
1990    Ophthalmology Spring Symposium    
1991    Residency in Ophthalmology University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona


As a leader in the medical community, Dr. Benson frequently takes positions of leadership to help bring about the best possible care for patients.


Dr. David Benson provide glaucoma surgery in Lakewood

With a fervent belief in providing the best possible care for his patients, Dr. Benson attended the World Glaucoma Congress in Austria in 2005 to meet with doctors around the world to discuss the latest methods and techniques to diagnose, track, and treat glaucoma.