Dr. Benn is an experienced Optometrist, originally from the Princeton area. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. She then moved to Boston to pursue her optometric career at the esteemed New England College of Optometry. Outside of the classroom, Dr. Benn completed her clinical externships with honors through a diverse portfolio of settings, including the VA Hospitals of Providence, RI and Newington, CT, the Lynn and Charles River Community Health Centers in Boston as well as a specialty contact lens rotation at The NECO Center for Eye Care. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the program in 2018 as a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Society.
Prior to joining The Laser Vision Correction Center of NJ, Dr. Benn practiced in Central Jersey for five years. She expanded her clinical skills by working in a well-respected group practice with Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. She has especially enjoyed honing her knowledge of contact lens designs. She is familiar with all soft lenses, including multifocal options, as well as specialty lenses such as RGP, Hybrid and ZenLens Scleral designs. She has added the MiSight lens for myopia control to her repertoire. She is dedicated to providing personalized patient care through comprehensive adult and pediatric eye exams, pre and post-operative care. Dr. Benn is experienced in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease including macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract, dry eye and blepharitis.
In her free time, Dr. Benn enjoys doing creative activities and staying active. She is an avid cook, enjoys developing her own take on recipes, and often imagines what her own restaurant menu would entail. You may also find her exploring a local farmers’ market or a new local restaurant with her fiancé, Sam.