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Eye Center of Hawaii

Welcome to Eye Center of Hawaii. We consider it a privilege to be entrusted with your care. Our mission is to help you enjoy life to the fullest by protecting, preserving and restoring the most precious gift-the gift of sight. We offer an extensive offering of medical and surgical treatments so that we can better serve our patients. We evaluate your individual needs and determine the appropriate treatment method that most ensures your ability to see. Our services include: bladeless laser cataract surgery, advanced technology intraocular lenses, retina eye care, and laser treatments for glaucoma, diabetic eye care, allergy testing, eye exams and much more.

At Eye Center of Hawaii, we know how important having great vision is, and we want that for every patient that walks through our doors.

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State-of-the-Art

Laser Cataract Technology

Eye Center of Hawaii continues to lead the way in cataract surgery technology. This allows our surgeons to plan, customize, and perform your surgery to focus on improving your lifestyle with more visual freedom.

This amazing advancement enables precision performance and provides computer-guided accuracy and consistency. Plus, Eye Center of Hawaii has options to correct astigmatism while performing your cataract procedure with an advanced intraocular lens and/or with this Laser Cataract surgery using LENSAR® technology.

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Surgeon and Founder

Michael D. Bennett, MD, FACS

Imagine life without glasses or contacts- everything in clear, bright, vibrant color. With Dr. Michael D. Bennett, this freedom and comfort is precisely what he strives to achieve every day for people who have chosen to entrust him with their eyes. Dr. Bennett received his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia while on a scholarship for swimming. He later went on to train at the premier Vitreoretinal Surgery division of Emory School of Medicine, where he completed a two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship and was awarded a prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship. Dr. Bennett’s leadership role in the development of new vision correction technology gives him early access to the latest advances, and as a result, his patients benefit from next-generation technology before its available anywhere else.

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United We Are ONE

Camara Eye Clinic
Eye Center of Hawaii
Retinal Institute of Hawaii
Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute
Center for Sight
Hale Maka 'Ike
Hawaii Retina Research Foundation
Allied Health Partners
Center FOr Sight
Hale Maka Ike
Hawaii Retina Research Foundation
Allied Health Partners
Surgery Center of the Pacific

Every Family Needs a Strong Foundation

With over 40 years of eye care excellence, our family has grown so we can better serve yours. Eye Center of Hawaii is now the home of over 9 prominent vision care practices, providing our community with a more comprehensive and compassionate approach to healthy vision.

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Our Services

cataract
Cataracts are a fact of life, and develop as we age. Eye Center of Hawaii offers advanced technology cataract surgery in a professional, caring environment with locations on Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui.
retina
The Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui retina specialists at Eye Center of Hawaii can diagnose, treat, and manage a variety of eye conditions including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and much more. Contact one of our multiple convenient locations to schedule your appointment.
lasik
Tired of wearing glasses and contact lenses? Let Eye Center of Hawaii help you regain your visual freedom. Schedule your laser vision correction consultation at one of our office locations in Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui.
glaucoma
Regular eye exams are the best way to catch glaucoma before significant vision loss. Learn about treatment and management options from Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui's premier glaucoma doctors at Eye Center of Hawaii.
complete eye care
Need an eye doctor? Eye Center of Hawaii has eye care services for the entire family. With multiple locations on Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui, our specialized team of doctors and surgeons are here to help you.
optical
Need new glasses? Stop into the optical shop at Eye Center of Hawaii our skilled opticians can help you find the perfect pair of glasses. Serving patients on Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui.
low vision
Eye Center of Hawaii empowers patients with low vision by helping them see better with education and visual aids. Schedule a consultation at one of our Oahu, Hawaii, or Maui locations.

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What our

Patients Say

"The service here is commendable. I feel very comfortable when I’m here, and there’s progress with my vision. Always good results. Nothing needs to be improved here."

Veronica

"Well worth the 3-hr drive I made to get to my first appt. I told Dr. Safi I will follow him anywhere. He’s the best. I trust him; he’s an Army doctor, and they see worse things up at Tripler because of the military exposure. And he’s always in a good mood; helps put you at ease. I recommend you guys to everyone."

Violette

"It’s almost like I was born on the day of the surgery.  This has definitely been life-changing for me. Every day I am evolving, finding out things I couldn’t do before that I can do now."

Tiaturi T.

"My provider is beyond proficient. Not only is my provider professional, knowledgeable, and caring, but actually prays with you before surgical procedures. Nothing like knowing you are in the more than capable hands of two beings."

John B.

"Wonderful office and staff. Very professional, knowledgeable and a sincere demeanor with clients. I would highly recommend their services."

Alice W.
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We are proud to welcome Dr. Reddens to our Kona office. Dr. Redens prides himself as a problem solver with a deep understanding of anterior segment surgery. He has many, many patients with significant and complex ocular issues who see well as a result of his care. Dr. Reddens has strong friendships and real connections to the island and its people, and very much looks forward to strongly positively contributing to their ocular health and well-being.
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We are proud to welcome Dr. Reddens to our Kona office. Dr. Redens prides himself as a problem solver with a deep understanding of anterior segment surgery. He has many, many patients with significant and complex ocular issues who see well as a result of his care. Dr. Reddens has strong friendships and real connections to the island and its people, and very much looks forward to strongly positively contributing to their ocular health and well-being.
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Locations

OAHU LOCATIONS

Main Office Yacht Harbor Professional Center
1620 Ala Moana Boulevard
Suite 500
Honolulu, HI 96815
Tel: (808) 955-0255

Mary Savio Medical Plaza
98-1247 Kaahumanu Street Suite 310
Aiea, HI 96701
Tel: (808) 955-0255 

Pro Com Plaza
94-216 Farrington Highway
Suite B2-203
Waipahu, HI 96797
Tel: (808) 671-4778

HAWAII LOCATIONS

77-6399 Nalani Street 2nd Floor
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Tel: (808) 329-2010 

346 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
Tel: (808) 935-4456

MAUI LOCATION

Kahului Building
23 Paa Street
Kahului, HI 96732
Tel: (808) 877-8955

KAUAI LOCATION

‍4418 Kukui Grove Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Tel: (808) 245-5377

Bennett Eye Institute has been transformed into Eye Center of Hawai’i.

In 1998, Dr. Michael Bennett laid the foundation for our journey, leading us to become the largest retinal practice in Hawai’i and one of the nation’s leaders in research. However, as the landscape evolved, we recognized the need to differentiate ourselves, leading to our transition to Bennett Eye Institute. Now, as Eye Center of Hawai’i, we come full circle, reflecting our dedication to delivering exceptional care with expanded services.