Kara Laughlin, O.D.
Kara Heine Laughlin, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry with Honors and is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. She studied Pre-Optometry at Vanderbilt University.
Since starting in her field, Dr. Laughlin has become experienced in all areas of eye health care, including working in local Ft. Wayne practices with heavy contact lens and dye disease emphasis. She founded Grabill Eye Center in 2011 and enjoys caring for and talking with patients of all ages.
She is licensed by the Indiana Optometry Board and the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. Since returning home, she has been involved in her community and has served past and presently with the following organizations: Cedar Creek Lions Club, Adams Township Advisory Board, Girls on the Run of Northeast Indiana, New Haven High School Alumni Association, and the Christian Community Health Care clinic. She and the practice are also members of the Grabill Chamber of Commerce where Dr. Laughlin previously served on the board of directors.
When she is not treating patients, Dr. Laughlin enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children and going to the lake. She also enjoys watching and playing a variety of sports, cooking/baking, and photography.