Dr. Boer was born and raised in Sheldon, IA. He became interested in optometry in the first grade after he got his first pair of glasses. He attended Western Christian High School in Hull, IA and went on to major in biology at Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA.
After graduating from Dordt, he attended the Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, IN. During the final year of optometry school, he did rotations at clinics in Indianapolis, IN, Omaha, NE and Offutt Air Force Base. Dr. Boer’s optometric interests include ocular disease, contact lenses, and pediatrics.
Dr. Boer is married to Kim Boer, the office manager at Harrisburg Eye Care. They were married in 2003 and in Dec. 2005 their daughter Anna was born.