Dr. Erin Bowser grew up in Barrie, Ontario. She attended Prince of Wales Public School and Barrie Central High School, where she enjoyed many sports but mostly Track and Field and Cross Country were here favourites. She then attended the University of Western Ontario, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in physiology and biology. Dr. Bowser continued on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, in 2009. Dr. Bowser graduated in 2009 with honours and returned to the area to practice optometry. She started working in Orillia at Lakeside Family Optometry (previously Dr. Kevin Vennard and associates) and has loved seeing patients here ever since. She purchased the practice in 2018 with her brother Dr. Colin Bowser who is also an optometrist. She truly loves caring for and getting to know all of her patients.
Dr. Bowser lives in Oro Medonte with her husband and 2 boys. She loves everything outdoors, including skiing in the winter and running, biking, hiking and canoeing in the summer.