Erin Rolfes, O.D., M.S.



Get to Know Dr. Rolfes

Erin Rolfes, O.D., M.S. was born and raised in the Dayton, Ohio area. She joined Cincinnati Eye Institute to provide
optometric services and to assist in the Cornea and Cataract clinics.

As an optometry student, Dr. Rolfes presented her research at the annual American Academy of Optometry meeting in 2015. Dr. Rolfes has participated as sub-investigator in several clinical trials during her time at Cincinnati Eye Institute, many involving dry eye. Dr. Rolfes also participated in research published in “Cornea, The Journal of Cornea and External Disease” in October 2018 titled “Comparison of Visual Acuity Outcomes Between Nanothin Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty and Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty”. She gave a presentation alongside two colleagues at the 2019 ASCRS ophthalmology meeting outlining Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency diagnosis and management.

Dr. Rolfes lives in Cincinnati with her husband Max and labradoodle Chloe. She enjoys travelling, hiking, cooking, and baking.

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  • Education & Training
  • Memberships & Affiliations

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science, Honors
    Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • Optometry Degree, Cum Laude
    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry
  • Master of Vision Science: Research-Based
    The Ohio State University
  • Externship
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chillicothe, OH
  • Externship
    Eye Specialists of Ohio, Circleville, Chillicothe, and Portsmouth, OH
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Ohio Optometric Association

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