Dr. Beth Groninger obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 1990.
Before joining Plainfield Eye Care she did a residency in ocular disease at the VAMC in Danville, Il., Dr. Groninger has continued to follow in the footsteps of the founder of Plainfield Eye Care, Dr. Tom Maloney as well as his partner, Dr. Cory Shaffer, to provide the highest standards of quality in eye care. Groninger started with Plainfield Eye Care in 1991, buying out Dr. Tom Maloney’s part of the business when he retired. Maloney started the practice in 1961. Dr Cory Shaffer joined the practice in 1976. Groninger purchased Shaffer’s part of the practice and building at the end of 2012 when Dr Shaffer retired.
Dr. Groninger now maintains full ownership of Plainfield Eye Care and has continued the commitment to technological advancement, and was the first optometrist in the county to have an ocular coherence tomographer (OCT), and is currently the only practice in the county to provide a Diopsys electrodiagnostic instrument. She has provided full scope of primary eye care including treatment and management of ocular diseases and conditions such as glaucoma, dry eyes, macular degeneration, pre- and post-operative cataract and LASIK care, as well as providing highly specialized contact lens fitting for patients with corneal irregularities and diseases. She serves on the optometric advisory board of TLC, a LASIK provider, and has been a consultant with the IU School of Optometry clinic in Indianapolis. She has coordinated the kindergarten vision screenings for 7 elementary schools in Hendricks County for 25 years.
Her dedication to providing her patients with the highest quality of care has earned several awards for best optometrist in Hendricks County. Dr Groninger resides in Plainfield with her son Garrett. In addition to her work at Plainfield Eye Care, she creates handmade jewelry and enjoys painting as well as traveling.