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Dr. Benjamin Smith, OD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Dr. Smith graduated in 2008 from the University Alabama School of Optometry in Birmingham, AL. He then completed a residency at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC. After completing his residency he went to work for Eye Associates of New Mexico, one of the largest eye groups in the U.S. At Eye Associates of New Mexico he received advanced training in Retinal disease management, glaucoma, and corneal disease. In addition to the advanced training he also ran an urgent care eye clinic. Dr. Smith moved the Denver area 3 years ago and has worked in private optometric clinics and private ophthalmology clinics. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages and encourages you to call the clinic if you have any eye related questions.

In-network insurances

  • ACE
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Doctor of Optometry
  • William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Residency)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1497909550

Office locations

Central Denver Eyecare

1041 Acoma Street, Floor 1

Denver, CO 80204

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Excellent. Quick, but still knowledge about me as the patient and a good patient advocate.
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Thank you, the doctor and staff were very sweet
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Literally the most pleasant eye doctor I’ve ever been to. Super knowledgeable, very kind, and efficient!
Less than 1 month ago
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It was great, he and his staff were very nice and helpful. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Once again, good experience and my appointment was quick and to the point.
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The office was in a great location, the intake process was very efficient and the appointment with Dr. Smith was quick, but not hurried, he is very knowledgable, professional and thorough - I will definitely return!
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Excellent, expedient service!
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Dr. Ben is the best. You can tell he's knowledgeable and he's always very kind. He also ensures he explains what he's seen with my eyes and he's descriptive with his recommendations. Highly recommend!
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Came in for a second opinion on my glasses prescription, Ben and the staff we're super friendly and efficient. In and out of the exam in about 15 minutes. Found my new eye doctor.
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Dr. Smith is always fun to visit! The two times I've been have gone seamlessly. Everyone at the office is friendly and quick. I was in and out this most recent visit in 30 minutes! Highly recommend.
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It was fabulous. Very professional and knowledgeable made me feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend Ben to everyone.
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Friendly, comprehensive visit. Thank you!
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Great first time visit. Would highly recommend!
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Really nice and friendly. Explained things concisely. Quick visit that didn’t involve sitting reading magazines waiting for room after room to go into.
Less than 3 months ago
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Just like my first visit, this one was perfect. I didn't have to wait at all, and the exam was thorough. Plus everyone here is so nice!
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Ben is extremely knowledge and makes you feel welcome on your visits. This visit was for Iritis for the second time and is wanting to find the root cause, not only treat it, which is not like most medical professionals.
Less than 3 months ago
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Very friendly and helpful staff. I wasn't kept waiting long at all, the eye exam and contact lense were done quickly and I love the new contacts they recommended. They went over my vision benefits for new glasses and helped meunderstand what was covered and how much it would be with co-pays, etc.
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Smith runs a world class operation at Central Denver Eyecare. He is thorough and explains everything he is looking at to his patients. The office is very efficient in every capacity. They also don't push any products at their patients, they only sell you what you ask them for.
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Dr. Smith is very efficient, friendly,and thorough. The staff is wonderful as well. I would not go anywhere else.
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Dr Smith was very thorough and answered all of my questions. He and this staff were very friendly. Highly recommend!
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It was very easy and his staff was wonderful and accommodating.
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Friendly and welcoming; my contact lense appt was quick and thorough. He was knowledgeable, and I would definitely go back!
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Very personable and easy to understand.
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I love these guys! Great service.
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He was very friendly and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions thoroughly and I got exactly the treatment I needed. I would definitely recommend him!
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Ben is the best. Literally walk in and they get you started with the pressure test & retina scan (5 mins). They Ben is ready to meet with you and covers everything about your condition/changes since last visit, and locking in on a new perscription
Less than 6 months ago
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I thought that my experience at this office was wonderful. He was very informative about different things on my eye and gave great recommendations
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Dr Smith was prompt and courteous. I felt he explained the exam process well, and helped me decide on the best option for me/my lifestyle.
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Dr. Smith is a wonderful doctor that takes time to talk to you about any concerns or issues you may be having. I had a brand of contacts in mind and he suggested something better! Highly recommend!
Less than 6 months ago
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They staff and Dr. Smith were very personable!!! They very efficient and answer any questions that you might have!!!
Less than 6 months ago
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The doctor was extremely friendly and knowledgeable! Thank you so much!
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Clean place and staff is really nice.
Less than 6 months ago
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The appointment was for my son. The doctor was very friendly, courteous, treated him with respect by explaining everything so my 11year old could understand. We were in and out. We're not pushed to get glasses there., they even adjusted the ones he had. We will definitely recommend this office.
Less than 6 months ago
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Pleasant staff and modern office, I was seen right away and it was the most painless eye appointment I've had.
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Best eye doctor I've been to! He was very knowledgeable and explained everything very clearly. Very quick and professional.
Less than 6 months ago
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He seemed like a nice guy.
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My experience working with Dr. Smith was great. Our discussion was clear and concise, he answered all of my questions, and he couldn't have been more down to Earth.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Smith was great! Super friendly and took the time to explain everything, I would highly recommend.
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Helpful, friendly staff, especially with insurance questions. Appointment was quick and easy.
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Went by quick and got what I needed with an explanation. 10/10 would revisit.
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Ben is very friendly and knowledgeable. His staff is very helpful.
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Best eye doctor in the U.S. HANDS DOWN
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Super pleasant, efficient & thorough! The whole staff whipped me through there with professionalism & courtesy. Great experience.
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He's always friendly. You don't feel like you're at a medical appointment. His staff is always more than happy to help adjust my glasses and/or sunglasses, whether or not they're from their office. Plus who wouldn't love a place that DOESN'T dilate your eyes?
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Super friendly staff, very efficient. Always a great visit at their office.
Less than 6 months ago
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Short wait and very friendly staff
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Great experience with entire staff.
Less than 6 months ago
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Superb! Oh my gosh, there is nothing they could have done any better. Every step, every process, was caring, efficient, and professional. I am a Medicaid patient and still was treated top level.
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Everyone was super helpful and exceptionally nice throughout the entire process. I was in and out of my appointment in about 30 minutes, which is probably the fastest eye appointment I have had in my life!
Less than 6 months ago
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This guy is cool and knows his stuff
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