Meet Dr. Benevides
Dr. Christina Benevides, born and raised in New Bedford, MA, is an optometrist at Eye Health Vision Centers at our Dartmouth, Fall River, and Fairhaven, MA offices. She specializes in primary eye care and prescribing and fitting contact lenses, including spherical, toric, and multifocal lenses. Dr. Benevides is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her loved ones.
Areas of Expertise
Along with primary eye care, Dr. Benevides is experienced in prescribing and fitting all types of contact lenses. Her expertise covers spherical lenses for near- or farsightedness, toric lenses for astigmatism, and multifocal lenses for age-related presbyopia (not being able to see very close things).
Dr. Benevides obtained her undergraduate degree in biology with minors in chemistry and psychology at Rhode Island College. She then gained entrance to the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry where she obtained her doctor of optometry degree. While there, she was highly active in the American Optometric Student Association and held the positions of Contact Lens and Cornea Section Student Liaison and House of Delegates Representative.