Dr.Ballard grew up in Pasadena,CA and attended local universities. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry and has obtained advanced training and licensing in therapeutic disease diagnosis and treatment. Dr.Ballard presently resides in Long Beach and serves the community as an arts advocate. He is always ready to discuss his special interests in photography, fine wine and restaurants.
Dr. Ballard unofficially retired in May 2020, but maintains close contact with the practice and is active in the Long Beach community.