Office Info

165 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Local: (920) 743-2020
Toll Free: 1-800-873-7393

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Monday: 8am—7pm
Tuesday: 8am—5pm
Wednesday: 8am—5pm
Thursday: 8am—5pm
Friday: 8am—5pm
Saturday: 9am—12pm

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About Us

At Door County Eye Associates, you will find a caring team of professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality, personalized eye care for the whole family. We value our patient relationships and strive to improve your quality of life and vision wellness through our state-of-the-art technology and services. Dr. Paulsen and his staff are a close working team dedicated to serving their patients.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. J. Eric PaulsenDr. J. Eric Paulsen was born and raised in Door County, and graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1974. He graduated from Carroll College with a degree in Chemistry in 1978. Dr. Paulsen received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1982. After graduation, Dr. Paulsen joined Dr. C.L. Pfarr and purchased Dr. Pfarr's practice in 1984. 

Dr. Paulsen's professional interests include treatment and management of eye disease, emergency eyecare for injuries and infections. Specialty contact lens fitting and cataract and LASIK comanagement. Dr. Paulsen has participated in numerous eye missions all around the world and particularly finds this type of eyecare to be enjoyable and meaningful.

Dr. Paulsen is married to his wife Dee and they have two grown children. His personal interests include spending time with his family, golf, gourmet cooking and community volunteering. He is a Past President of the Northeast Wisconsin Optometric Society, a member of the Wisconsin Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.  Doctor Paulsen was honored to be presented with the Wisconsin Optometrist of the Year Award for 2009.

Meet Our Staff



Door County Eye Associates has a great team of staff members. All of our staff are Certified Paraoptometrics. The best way to meet our staff is to come visit us and let us help you with your eyecare needs. Give us a call at (920) 743-2020 or 1-800-873-7393.


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