Meet Dr. Erin Carlson

After growing up in Apple Valley, MN, Dr. Carlson decided to pursue a career in optometry where she now specializes in family practice with a special interest in geriatric patients. She practiced at Eagan Eye Clinic for 19 years before joining the Chu Vision Institute family in the summer of 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her four children, as well as taking trips to her cabin and spending time outdoors.

More about Erin Carlson, O.D.


In 1995, Dr. Carlson received her Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College in Grinnell, IA. Upon graduating, she decided to enroll at the Illinois College of Optometry. There, she graduated cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Visual Science, along with her doctorate in 1999.

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