Top 10 Design Stories of 2018—Part 1

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Women In Optometry has had the pleasure of talking with so many inspiring ODs about their practices and physical office spaces: from full-scope to specialty offices with clean, modern looks to those that are elegant and elaborate. Here, we begin our countdown of the top 10 most-read design stories from 2018.

10. Two Practices Under One Roof


During the middle of July 2017, Anna Lammers, OD, FAAO, and Amy Mummert, OD, relocated from the east side of Traverse City, Michigan, to an ideal location in the center of town on a busy main street. Read more...


9. Out of the Ashes


Nine months after a fire ruined its carefully designed practice space, The Eye Site in Collinsville, Virginia, is on its way to a complete rebuild. Read more…


8. Getting Back to the Family


Trishelle Barton, OD, was 20 weeks pregnant with her first daughter when she made the move back to her home state of Kansas in 2014. She planned to open a practice cold when she got there. Read more…


7. One Door Closed to Open Another


In June 2017, Bhumika Patel, OD, gave her 60-day notice at the office where she had been working as an associate, and she could see the finish line in her venture to practice ownership. Read more…


6. You Can't Rush Perfection: Planning Process Is Deliberate


Kimberly Wampler, OD, and her husband Jeff Wineinger, OD, celebrated a decade of practice ownership in November 2017. They bought the practice 10 years ago after its former owner sold one of his three office locations to them. Read more…