Dr. Erin Rolfes attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where she graduated with both a Master’s Degree in Vision Science and Doctor of Optometry degree. She has worn corrective glasses since age 5 and started wearing contact lenses later in middle school. She had a fascination with and admiration for her optometrist and the profession from a young age.
Dr. Rolfes originally grew up in Dayton, Ohio. She lived and worked in Cincinnati, OH for almost 5 years before moving to Boise in 2021. Her background includes working at a large multi-specialty Optometry and Ophthalmology practice, specifically on a team with a cornea specialist. This fostered her passion for managing Dry Eye Syndrome and Ocular Surface Disease. However, she enjoys practicing all of the various aspects of optometry that comes with primary care.
Dr. Rolfes is a member of the American Optometric Association and Idaho Optometric Physicians. She has experience presenting her research during Optometry School at the American Academy of Optometry annual meeting, and participated in presenting a lecture at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Ophthalmology conference during her time practicing in Cincinnati.
Dr. Rolfes enjoys hiking, biking, sipping local brews (both beer and coffee), baking bread, and spending time with her husband and pet labradoodle.