Patient Information

Providing Exceptional Care for Each Patient

Knowledge, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-up

Every patient should be treated like family, and at the Bennett Eye Institute, this is our standard. Long gone are the days of doctors strictly telling patients what to do. At our practice, we explain treatment plans in easy to understand terms so that patients are comfortable and knowledgeable both about their condition and treatment options. We also instill a sense of personal responsibility in our patients’ care and the importance of teamwork in yielding the best possible outcome.

While our technicians and surgeons take the time to walk patients through each stage of their diagnosis and treatment to make sure they are familiar and comfortable with the entire process, we have provided additional information here on follow-up patient care. Should surgery become necessary, we have included both pre-operative and post-operative instructions, as well as, tips for applying eye drops.

Your First Visit to Bennett Eye Institute

Learning about you and evaluating your eyes is the first step

Your first appointment at Bennett Eye Institute will involve a comprehensive eye evaluation. This will include a detailed history, review of our practice and an examination of your vitreous and retina. Your eyes will be dilated for this examination and your vision may become blurred for a brief period of time.

Please set aside at least one hour for your initial consultation. If additional tests are required, your visit may go beyond an hour. You may wish to have someone accompany you to drive you home.


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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."


"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."


"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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Contact Us



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


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

126 Puuhonu Way
Hilo, HI 96720
Tel: (808) 935-4456


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