Dr. Follansbee grew up just outside of Memphis, TN and recently moved to Johnson City with her fiancé, Will, in 2019.
She graduated from University of Memphis in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Journalism before returning to school to complete the prerequisite courses for optometry school. She then obtained her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 2020.
She completed clinical externships at the James H. Quillen VAMC in Johnson City, TN and at Vision Source of Newport in Newport, TN. She is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Follansbee provides all optometric services and has an interest in specialty contact lenses and ocular disease.
She enjoys exercise and weightlifting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her fiancé, who is in medical school, and her two energetic dogs: Ivy, a Belgian Malinois and Rye, a Dutch Shepherd.