Our Staff

Bense Vision is run by an incredibly caring and talented staff that has helped establish this facility as one of the best in Eastern Canada. Here is a brief bio for each team member, so you can get to know us a little better.

Dr. Jonathan Bense
Director – Bense Optical & Optometry
Dr. Bense spent four years in Belfast at the University of Ulster in Coleraine. He graduated with BSc Honours in Optometry in 2003, becoming certified in Canada as a Doctor of Optometry in 2006.

Dr. Bense completed a one-year work term at Specsavers Optical in Ireland before receiving his Canadian certification. Specsavers is one of the largest optical companies in the world, and the training and knowledge Dr. Bense received there have served him well in his role with Bense Vision.

Dr. Christie Law
Dr. Christie Law graduated from the University of Calgary in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering. She continued her education at the Illinois College of Optometry, receiving her optometry degree in 2012.

While at the Illinois Eye Institute, Dr. Law gravitated toward the subject of low vision and how different devices can improve quality of life. She also gained valuable experience co-managing ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Law is a valuable addition the Bense Vision team.

Beverly Byrne
Laser Director
“For many people laser vision correction is only a dream, something they have been waiting for all of their lives. Well, the wait is over. Every day these procedures help thousands of people become less dependent on contact lenses and glasses. It is truly a miracle of modern science and technology. We, the staff of Bense Vision, would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation of your time and the privilege of serving you. We know that you have a choice and that there are other many LASIK companies out there. We know that your time is valuable and that you are likely seeking good information about the safety and true costs of laser surgery, surgical results of the surgeon himself as opposed to those results from a ‘company’, results generated by a hundred different surgeons and not your surgeon himself.”
Sharon Bense
Co-Founder, CEO Bense Vision
“It’s no secret that laser vision correction is growing in availability and popularity. But when it comes to your eyesight, like anything else that’s really important in life, great care should be taken to scrutinize your options before you make a selection. After all, you are making a choice that will result in trusting your vision correction to a specific surgeon. In areas of medical care, particularly the delicate and advanced procedure used in laser surgery, there should be no room for compromise. Thousands of people from all over the world seeking laser vision correction have trusted Dr. Mike Bense to provide the best possible visual result with the safest and most effective technology available. It is truly an awesome responsibility and, I can assure you, one that every member of our clinical and administrative staff takes seriously. At Bense Vision, we value your trust and make every effort to ensure that the highest standards of service and comfort are upheld. Thank you in advance for giving us the opportunity to meet and exceed your expectations. Best regards, Sharon Bense Co-Founder, CEO Bense Vision.”
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