Dr. Randall Baughman is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. After undergraduate studies at both Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Baughman earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1982.
He was active in the Delta Tau Delta fraternity serving in a number of leadership roles. Dr. Baughman started his optometry career as a medical missionary in Mombasa, Kenya and is fluent in Swahili. He served there for more than five years and worked with and learned from more than twenty U.S. Ophthalmologists who came for short-term mission trips. He also hosted a short-term trip for two U.S. optometrists. From 1988 to 1999, Dr. Baughman worked in southern Illinois, joining three ophthalmologists he met in Kenya. He became experienced in contact lens fitting for patients needing bifocal and astigmatism corrections. He also provided post-operative surgical care, treated a variety of eye injuries, low vision services and grew in his knowledge of glaucoma care. Dr. Blaettler brought his expertise to his practice in 1999. In 2004, he received the Silver Award from The Laser Eye Centers for achieving excellence in refractive surgery eye care. He brings more than 20 years of experience of quality comprehensive eye examinations and prescriptions for eyewear and contact lenses.
He and his wife Nancy have three sons and a daughter. Their son, Nicholas, graduated from University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Optometry and joined Family Vision as an associate optometric physician with a special interest in ocular surface disease including dry eye
"Dr. Baughman was great, and I appreciated his friendly professionalism!"