Dr. Jim Bender retired from Dolman EyeCare Centre in 2022.
Dr Bender graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry, in 1981. He joined the New Hamburg practice in 1992. Jim 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. Jim has served as an examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. He holds a certificate in Advanced Ocular Disease & Therapeutics. Jim's special interests include contact lenses, laser vision and laser vision comanagement.
Outside of the office, Jim's interests include the Wilmot Horticultural Society, and serving as a Foster Parent for the Waterloo Regional Family & Children's Services.