Dr. Polhamus is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and practices full scope optometry including the treatment and management of ocular disease, surgical co-management, routine eye care (including contact lens examinations) for all ages, and Botox cosmetic procedures. Dr. Polhamus is accepting new patients.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Butler University and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from IU School of Optometry.
Dr. Polhamus is a certified member of the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, and North Central Indiana Optometric Society.
Dr. Polhamus is a volunteer for the Kindness to Prevent Blindness (KTPB) mobile unit. In collaboration with the Elkhart Education Foundation, the KTPB eye care mobile unit was designed with the goal to provide free vision screenings, exams, and glasses to all 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 8th grade students in Elkhart and St. Joseph County Schools—as is required by the Indiana Department of Education. This nonprofit initiative, funded by tax-deductible donations and in-kind community support, is focused on ensuring school children have the vision care they need to be successful in school.
Dr. Kylene Polhamus is a native of the Michiana Area and graduated locally from Penn High School. Dr. Polhamus enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Chris, their three young children, Charlie, Joe, and Brielle, and their dog.
I love going to work knowing each day will bring a new opportunity to get to know my patients and work with them to achieve their individual visual goals. I feel very blessed to be a part of the exceptional team at Boling Vision Center, where I can carry my personal mission of preserving sight.