Erin Rolfes was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio area. She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University, and continued to Optometry School in Columbus at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She and her husband then moved to Cincinnati, Ohio where they lived for four years.
Dr. Rolfes previously worked at a large ophthalmology-optometry practice called Cincinnati Eye Institute. There she provided pre- and post- operative eyecare to cataract surgery patients, and managed anterior segment disease. Dr. Rolfes also specialized in the management of cornea conditions and dry eye disease.
Dr. Rolfes participated as sub-investigator in several clinical trials during her time at Cincinnati Eye Institute, many involving dry eye disease. Dr. Rolfes also participated in and co-authored research published in “Cornea, The Journal of Cornea and External Disease” in October 2018. She gave a presentation alongside two colleagues at the 2019 ASCRS ophthalmology meeting outlining Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency diagnosis and management.
Dr. Rolfes is experienced in managing dry eye disease with various treatments, including in-office therapy and other prescription therapy. She continues to be passionate about treating and helping patients with dry eye.
Dr. Rolfes lives in Garden City with her husband Max and labradoodle Chloe. She enjoys any outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. She also enjoys travelling, cooking, and baking bread.