Dr. Benjamin Paxton, originally from St. Albans, WV, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University. While at WKU, he played on the baseball team and enjoyed a three-year professional baseball career after his time in college. Dr. Paxton pursued optometry at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, where he earned a Bachelor of Vision Science along with his Doctor of Optometry degree. While at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Paxton completed externship rotations in private practice in Oakland Park, FL, as well as a rotation in Lexington, KY, at Commonwealth Eye Surgery.
Dr. Paxton’s professional interests include glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts, and contact lens fittings. In his spare time, Dr. Paxton enjoys traveling, trying new food, watching sports, playing golf, and spending time with family.