Erica Payne was born in Houston and raised in Sealy, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science and Arts from The University of Texas at Austin. She then went to Chicago to attend optometry school at the Illinois College of Optometry and earned her Doctorate of Optometry with clinical honors. Dr. Payne is a licensed therapeutic optometrist by the Texas Optometry Board. She enjoys being a member of the Central Texas Optometric Society.
After graduation, she decided to return to Texas to begin practicing as an optometrist. Dr. Payne is happy to serve patients with a passion for all areas of optometry, including vision care, dry eye, disease management, specialty contact lenses, and myopia control.
In her free time, you will find her exercising, reading, cooking, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.