Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Polaris Eye Care a proud provider of vision care products and services in Columbus.
J. Erin Shewring, O.D.
Dr. J. Erin Shewring is a 2005 Magna Cum Laude graduate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Her primary focus is the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases with additional specialties in contact lenses, refractive surgery and family eye care. She is also a provider for InfantSEE, a public health program for no-cost exams for children six to twelve months old. Dr. Shewring is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association.
Jessica Lybarger, O.D.
Dr. Jessica Lybarger received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from The Ohio State University in 2010 and then her doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2015. Dr. Lybarger specializes in family eye care, ocular disease, custom contact lenses and surgery co-management. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association. Dr. Lybarger also volunteers at Grace Clinic Delaware, a free clinic that serves uninsured members of the community.
Lea Howard, LDO
Lea achieved her accreditation as a Licensed Dispensing Optician in 1998. Lea has 23 years of experience as an optician and has been with our practice for 13 years. Not only does Lea have an exceptional knowledge of the optical field, she is also the Office Manager of Polaris Eye Care.