2203 W. 38th St., Erie, PA 16506



2203 W. 38th St., Erie, PA 16506


Eye Care Choices and Expert Guidance to Help You See the World...And the World See You

At Shawnee Optical, our team of optometrists and eye care professionals have earned a great reputation over the last 35+ years for providing patients with the absolute best eye care and service. We develop life-long relationships with patients and take genuine interest in their eye health and care. The team at Shawnee Optical always take the extra steps and the extra time to make sure you receive thorough and complete care and service.

Give yourself the best eye care available. See for yourself the unmatched care and service Shawnee Optical offers. We will help you see the world like no one else can.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. John Fischer

About Dr. Fischer

Dr. John Fischer completed his undergraduate schooling at Gannon University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He furthered his education by obtaining a Doctorate of Optometry degree from University of California Berkeley. He has been practicing optometry since 2017 and has been with Shawnee Optical since day one.

Dr. Fischer became an optometrist because of his interest in health care and sciences along with his own positive experience growing up with contacts/glasses. Today, he enjoys evaluating and discussing eye health with his patients and improving their prescription for glasses/contacts. Outside of the office, Dr Fischer enjoys spending time with family, running, and the outdoors.

Dr. Chelsea Locy-Fowler

About Dr. Locy-Fowler

Dr. Chelsea Locy-Fowler completed her pre-requisites for Optometry school at Hiram College, where she majored in biology and minored in chemistry; she then continued her education by obtaining a Doctorate of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry.

She has been practicing Optometry since 2016 and been with Shawnee since the beginning. Dr. Locy has found the eyes to be interesting since childhood and knew very early on that she wanted to be an optometrist. Also, she enjoys interacting and learning from her patients. She was very excited to find a position in her home town and give back to the community she grew up in.

Dr. James Piersol

About Dr. Piersol

Dr Piersol earned a bachelor of science degree in Biology with a vertebrate physiology option at Penn St University. He furthered his education earning a Doctorate of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. He has been practicing Optometry since 1992. Dr Piersol became an optometrist because he felt the sense of vision was the most important sense humans possess.

Dr. Jessie Landa

About Dr. Landa

A graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Dr. Landa has over a decade of experience and specializes in glaucoma, pediatrics and contact lenses. She received her first pair of glasses at age 7 and the experience of seeing well for the first time set her on the path to help others.