Expert Optometrist Dr. Scott Fontana
Originally from Rochester, MN, Dr. Fontana received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Minnesota. He earned his doctorate degree from the New England College of Optometry located in Boston, MA in 1983. Dr. Fontana then moved cross-country and completed his residency training at the American Lake VA Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Fontana relocated back to the southern metro where he and his wife have a daughter who now practices dentistry. He has been practicing optometry for over 30 years. His specialties include thorough comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, especially difficult to fit patients, the latest dry eye treatments, and the treatment and management of eye disease. Dr. Fontana will put you at ease, make you feel comfortable and make certain all your questions and concerns are addressed.
Erica grew up in Rosemount and graduated from Rosemount High School in 2010. After graduation, she attended Inver Hills Community College while working to gain experience in Customer Service. Erica joined our team at Eye-35 in July of 2013 and enjoys learning all there is to know about the optical industry. Over the years of working at Eye-35 Erica has truly enjoyed getting to know our patients at Eye-35 on a more personal level. She currently lives in Savage with her husband, Casey. In her free time, she enjoys party planning, vacationing to the lake and spending time with family and friends.
Originally from Rosemount, MN, Markie attended the University of MN and later Southern New Hampshire University and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science and Conservation. Although the degree is not utilized in her current position with us at Eye-35, she has encompassed herself in ocular health and optics knowledge directly from Dr. Fontana. Markie has been Dr. Fontana’s tech since 2015 and even though Minnesota is not a licensed state for techs, she received her Paraoptometrics Certification in 2020. Markie enjoys patient care immensely and truly loves the continuous knowledge that Dr. Fontana shares. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her husband, son and two dogs.
Taylor grew up in Lakeville and graduated from Lakeville South High School in 2015. She then attended Normandale Community College to study Business and Human Resources. She worked in customer service for 8 years as a Starbucks store manager before joining the Eye-35 team in August of 2021. She has enjoyed getting to know our patients, and learning all about the optical world from Dr. Fontana, Erica, and Markie. In her free time, she enjoys being with family, and going out with friends.