Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Dr. Benjamin Taylor and his wife, Elizabeth, are both from Raleigh, North Carolina but they began to call Wilmington home in 2019. He is an avid surfer, musician, and outdoorsman and loves to take advantage of all of the incredible activities that coastal North Carolina has to offer.
Dr. Taylor is an alumnus of North Carolina State University and he graduated cum laude from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Taylor received extensive training in ocular disease and specialty contact lenses at The Eye Center in Memphis, TN and at WG Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. Additionally, Dr. Taylor was trained right here at Paul Vision Institute in ocular disease and low vision rehabilitation by Dr. Paul. He is an active member of the AOA and is currently a chair member for the Young Optometrist Committee in the North Carolina Optometric Society.
Dr. Taylor approaches eye care with your overall health and well-being as his priority. He incorporates modern medicine and evidence-based literature to care for your eyes and how they pertain to your wellness in general. He practices full-scope optometry with a wide range of services available from vision correction with glasses and conventional contact lenses, specialty contact lenses, diabetic eye care, dry eye disease, treatments of infections, uveitis, and ocular surface disorders, glaucoma treatment, and post-surgical care. Dr. Taylor is passionate about helping patients achieve their best possible vision so that they can live happy and healthy lives. Dr. Taylor aims to deliver the best concierge-level eye care services to each one of his patients. He is accepting new patients and looks forward to seeing you very soon!
Dr. Casey Krug
Dr. Casey Krug graduated from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Psychology. She is a 2021 graduate from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee where she received the Dr. David P. Sloan Memorial Award, which recognizes a student who demonstrates significant service to the profession of optometry and the Class of 1967 Memorial Endowed Award recognizing outstanding leadership. She was also selected as the 2020 student of the year by the American Optometric Association. Dr. Casey has received extensive training in adult primary care, ocular disease, and low vision at The Eye Center in Memphis, TN, the Salem Virginia VA Medical center, and at Paul Vision Institute during her graduate career. Now, Dr. Casey is taking an extra year of learning to further her training in Low Vision in Ocular Disease by joining Paul Vision Institute as a resident.
As a licensed North Carolina optometrist, Dr. Casey provides comprehensive exams, diagnoses, and management of all disorders that affect the eye. She works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care. She regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Casey’s dedication to continuing education that our patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.
When not busy enjoying her patients, Dr. Casey is passionate about volunteering in the community. She also appreciates outdoor activities, cooking, and traveling. If you have any great outdoor stops, recipes, or travel tips, Dr. Casey would love to hear about them at your next visit to Paul Vision Institute.