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Dr. Richard C. Boling II is an Elkhart, Indiana native, where he attended Elkhart High School prior to graduating as one of the first Elkhart Memorial classes in 1974. A life-long athlete, Dr. Boling excelled in football and basketball throughout high school and college. Dr. Boling II attended DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana for his undergraduate studies in pre-med. After graduating in 1978, Dr. Boling earned his MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He stayed in Indy for his residency in ophthalmology at the Indiana University Medical Center prior to his Board Certification in 1986. Dr. Richard Boling II joined his father in the family practice in 1986 where together they have provided state-of-the-art eye care to Michiana families for over 50 years. Dr. Boling II was the first in Michiana to perform No needle, No stitch, No patch cataract surgery in the area. He has performed over 25,000 cataract procedures. He was the first to bring refractive surgery to Michiana when he started performing radial keratotomy in 1990. In 1995, he became the first surgeon in the area to perform PRK, laser vision correction. He continued to be a pioneer as an Investigator in two FDA clinical studies researching LASIK protocols. To date, he has performed well over 20,000 LASIK procedures. Dr. Boling believes in maintaining state-of-the-art technology and techniques at Boling Vision Center. He regularly attends continuing education courses pertaining to new surgical techniques, procedures, and ocular disease management in order to ensure that his patients receive the first class eye care they deserve. Dr. Boling specializes in No needle No patch No stitch cataract surgery, Intralase LASIK, cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and the management of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degenerative eye disease. He also provides routine eyecare for all ages. Dr. Boling received the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology Humanitarian of the Year award in 2011 as well as the Indiana State Medical Association Physician Community Service Award in 2012. Dr. Boling resides in Elkhart with his wife of over 35 years, Babette, and their 5 daughters: Ashley, Whitney, Hayley, Mackenzie and Ronisha. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, Ryan James, Lyla Grace and Noah! Dr. Boling maintains office hours in Elkhart and Goshen. Interesting Fact Dr. Boling feels like he has an "honorary ovary" from living with six women for so long.
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Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
Anterior Segment Surgery
Cornea & External Diseases
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
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Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1982
Seaside Meml Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1955
Ind University Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1960
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Healthgrades Honor Roll
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