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Douglas K. Blackman, OD

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  • Adult and Senior Eye Care
  • Contact Lenses
  • Ocular Disease
  • Surgical & Disease Comanagement
  • Eyeglasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Eye Emergency Services


Douglas K. Blackman, OD was born in Wichita and attended Wichita public schools through high school. He earned his undergraduate degree from Kansas State University. Following his graduation from optometry school at the University of Houston, he returned to Wichita and has practiced optometry there since 1967.

His outside interests centered on coaching youth sports teams as his children grew up. That was followed by his involvement with Wichita State University athletes as the team eye doctor since 1984. His current hobbies are golf and following Wichita State’s sports teams. He has four adult children and nine grandchildren, which afford he and his wife, Nancy, the opportunity to travel to their activities.

Education & Professional Associations

Undergraduate: Kansas State University-Manhattan, KS
Optometry School: University of Houston College of Optometry-Houston, TX
Professional Associations: American Optometric Association
Kansas Optometric Association
Wichita Optometric Society.

Clinical Interests

Family Practice Optometry, Contact Lenses, Contacts, Dry Eye.


Wichita - Webb Road

1851 North Webb Road
Wichita KS 67206
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