Dr. Benshir is on staff at Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital in Rockville, Maryland; Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C.; and Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown, Maryland. Dr. Marsha Benshir is the only neuro-optometric rehabilitation, vision rehabilitation and developmental optometrist providing diagnostic and therapeutic services in the Frederick, MD area. Dr. Benshir has her private office in New Market, MD.
Dr. Marsha Benshir provides comprehensive vision care as well as vision rehabilitation and vision therapy to patients of all ages, including pediatrics and geriatrics. Dr. Benshir helps patients to improve their visual functioning and quality of life with non-surgical correction of vision problems that impact reading comprehension, learning, sports, and job performance.
As a neuro-developmental optometrist, Dr. Benshir specializes in diagnosing and treating binocular (two-eyed) vision disorders including convergence insufficiency, amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus. She also specializes in diagnosing and treating visual problems related to congenital and acquired brain disorders, such as ADHD, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke. Learn more about the many types of patients and visual conditions that Dr. Benshir successfully treats below.
Dr. Marsha Benshir provides:
- Vision Rehabilitation for Patients with Special Needs, such as Congenital or Acquired Brain Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Neurobiological and/or Pervasive Developmental Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Stroke, Whiplash, CP, MS, etc.
- Treatment for Learning-related Vision Problems, including ADD/ADHD ((i)Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder(/i), Dyslexia or Dyslexic, Reading Difficulties, and Eye Tracking Problems, etc.
- Treatment for Binocular Vision/Brain Disorders, such as Amblyopia or Lazy Eye, Convergence Insufficiency Disorder (near vision coordination deficit), Diplopia (Double Vision), Lack of Stereopsis (loss of normal binocular depth perception), and Strabismus (crossed eye or cross-eyed, wandering eye, eye turns, etc.)
- Treatment for Stress-related Visual Problems, including Blurred Vision, Visual Stress and Fatigue from Reading and Computers, Eye Strain Headaches, and/or Vision-induced Stomachaches or Motion Sickness
- Vision Therapy for All Ages, including Pediatrics, Geriatrics
- Comprehensive Eye Examinations for Children and Adults, including Infants, Preschoolers and Seniors
- Contact Lens Fitting and Follow-up, including Specialty Lenses, such as Bifocal, Disposable and Astigmatism Lenses
- Sports Vision Correction and/or Enhancement for Amateur and Professional Athletes
- Eyewear Designing and Dispensing