506 S Washington St. Marion, IN 46953 | 520 Manchester Avenue Wabash, IN 46992 | 55 S Wabash Street Peru, IN 46970 | 2855 Northpark Avenue Suite 104 Huntington, IN 46750
Marion: 765.662.6648 | Wabash: 260.563.0884 | Peru: 765.327.2037 | Huntington: 260.356.6422

Dr. Eric Dale

Dr. Eric DaleDr. Eric Dale joined Family Optometry in 2007, and worked for seven years with the founder of the practice, Dr. Robert Hutchinson. Both Dr. Dale and his wife, Rachel, are Wabash County natives. Dr. Dale graduated from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana in 1997, and then completed his education at Indiana University, where he earned a Master’s degree in counseling in addition to his Doctor of Optometry degree. Upon graduating from the IU School of Optometry, Dale received the David Kolack, OD Award, given to the top student in the class.

Dr. Dale also received awards for excellence in clinical care and patient communication skills, and he continues to take pride in providing excellent care to his patients and taking the time to clearly answer any questions they might have.

Dr. Dale provides services in the areas of primary care, contact lenses, and treatment and management of ocular disease including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. He also has a special interest in pediatric optometry, and has developed reputation for being patient and gentle with young children, making the eye exam a fun experience for them.

Dr. Dale and his wife, Rachel, have four children: Ella, Harrison, Benjamin, and Rosemary. Outside of work, Dr. Dale enjoys running, hiking, and fishing. He and his children are still reveling in the Cubs long-awaited World Series championship.

Dr. Dale is a member of Wabash Friends Church, and has become increasingly involved in mission work, leading teams to provide glasses and cataract surgery to people in western Kenya. He has served as president of the Wabash Rotary Club and Wabash Valley Optometric Society, and currently serves on the board of White’s Residential and Family Services.