Kate Gaskins: The best part of my job absolutely,
hands down, has to be when patients put on their new glasses and they just are elated
to see that they can see. They look around the room and they are just smiling. Then they
look in the mirror at themselves and they see how wonderful they look with their look,
fresh new look. It’s just a great feeling. They look in the mirror at themselves and
they say, “Wow! I love my new look! This is great!” When they are happy and fulfilled
like that, it just gives you a sense of fulfillment and happiness because you helped create that
process. You helped them with that happiness. I love Dr. Clark. She is very enthusiastic.
Very energetic. Very knowledgeable. She is probably the most well-trained, most knowledgeable
medical optometrist that I have had the pleasure of working with and patients just love her.
They will come to me to order glasses after seeing her and just say, “Oh, I just loved
her!” This is not a 9-to-5 job. I actually enjoy coming to work every morning because
you never know what is going to happen. There is always going to be something new and different
with all the different services that we offer under one roof here; between the ophthalmology
and optometry and the cosmetics, not to mention the optical for myself. It is always going
to be exciting and new.