Dr. Erin Fontaine joined Digby Eye Associates in 2014. She is a native of Raleigh, NC, and a graduate of North Carolina State University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, and Chemistry with a minor in Genetics. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed a residency at Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC, where she gained experience in comprehensive eye care, diagnosing and managing ocular diseases, and completing low vision exams.
At Digby Eye Associates Dr. Fontaine has continued to demonstrate her expertise in providing comprehensive eye care and in managing nearsightedness, farsightedness, and presbyopia. She excels in fitting daily and extended wear contact lenses. With the latest technologically advanced lens designs, she recommends the lens best suited for her patient’s lifestyle. She has expertise in diagnosing and managing cataracts and glaucoma. Dr. Fontaine regularly assists DEA surgeons with the post-operative management of their surgical cases.
In her free time, Dr. Fontaine and her husband enjoy sporting events, outdoor activities, and cooking. They also enjoy spending time with their son, Landon, and daughter Aubrey.