Staff

  • Don Benefield, M.D.
    Ophthalmologist

    Dr. Don Benefield, a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, founded Benefield Eye care in Gulfport 22 years ago after completing an internal medicine internship at Ochsner Medical Center and ophthalmology residency at Tulane University Medical Center. He was certified as a Physician CEO in 2017 at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. A board certified ophthalmologist, his strong belief in personalized eye heath care combined with his record as a stellar eye surgeon have built his reputation as one of the most trusted and respected practices on the Gulf Coast.

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  • Hedy Walker, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Hedy Walker is an Optometrist who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. Treatments include prescriptions for eyeglasses, contact lenses, vision therapy, low vision aids, dry eyes, and pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of ocular disease. 

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Gulfport Office

Monday - Thursday:

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Coastal Eye Surgery Center Office

Monday, Thursday:

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday:

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed