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Dr. Erin Rivera, Optometrist, Castle Rock EyeWear

Dr. Erin Rivera is a Colorado native from the western slope of our beautiful state. Dr. Rivera received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Following her undergraduate studies Dr. Rivera transitioned immediately into Optometry School receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2004 from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, graduating Cum Laude.

During her years in school Dr. Rivera was a perennial member of the Dean’s List, participated in a humanitarian trip to Honduras providing eye exams and glasses to under privileged families, and worked as a teaching assistant assisting other students with clinical skills.

As part of her Doctorate program Dr. Rivera completed externships at the University of Chicago, Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, MT and Illinois Eye Institute. The externships provided a platform to refine skills and learn advanced procedures.


Dr. Rivera has cared for patients in Colorado since 2004 as a Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Rivera has extensive experience in family eye care, including dry eye management, computer vision problem-solving, pediatrics, contact lens fitting, and adult eye care.

Dr. Rivera enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, gardening, yoga, downhill skiing, and fishing.

Accepting new patients:

I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialties:

General Optometry, Contact Lenses, Pediatrics

Undergraduate Education:

BS, University of North Dakota: 1999

Optometric Education:

OD, Illinois College of Optometry: 2004

Post-Graduate Training:

Optometric Fellowship in Behavioral Optometry, Pacific University: 2001

In Practice Since:

2004