When Susan Weeks was managing a vision practice 10 years ago that suddenly found itself without an optician, she seamlessly stepped into the role.
“Well, it didn’t happen quite like that,” she laughed. “It was more like I was dragged, kicking and screaming. At the time, you could not have convinced me that it would become my passion.”
Life had other plans than Weeks’ expectations, and, one year later, she joined The Vision Center at Seaside Farms when a mutual sales rep connected her with Dr. Brad Bodkin, who was searching for an optician. Their similar business principles, desire to put patients first and love for the Atlanta Braves sealed the deal.
She very quickly grew to love her career with The Vision Center at Seaside Farms – especially the family feel, the patient-focused approach and the commitment to giving back to the community. In her years as an optician, her patients have become her biggest inspiration.
“It’s very gratifying when patients come back not only to tell us their vision is excellent but to tell us about all the compliments they are getting on their new eyewear. We pride ourselves on styling patients based not only on their needs but also their personalities – improving vision and confidence,” Weeks said.
By Anne Toole