Headlines Former Lawyer Thinks of Perfect Name for Her Optical Store, Makes Career Change a Reality Published 6 years ago on December 21, 2016 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet It hit her suddenly. Gretchen Denslow, a former medical malpractice defense attorney who became a stay-at-home mother, had been planning her new optical shop for months — years, even — and the timing was finally right. But she still needed a name, the Tulsa World explains. Then it hit her suddenly: Eye Candy Eyewear. “It was like I hit the mother lode,” Denslow said. Advertisement Soon she was in business. The store, which has an optician and an optometrist, opened in late November in Tulsa, OK. She strives to make the store a destination both for its relaxed atmosphere and its selection of products. “Tom Ford and Prada are the only name brands we have — everything else is independent,” she told the Tulsa World. Denslow, the daughter of an ophthalmologist, finds herself better suited to this line of work, which lets her express her creativity. She found her old career as a lawyer stressful. “I just never could find a passion for it,” she said. “I wanted to, but I just never could.” Advertisement Read more at the Tulsa World Related Topics:Eye Candy Eyewear click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Novartis to Buy Firm That’s Developing Eye Drops for Presbyopia Don't Miss Most Small Businesses Are Handing Out Bonuses This Year SPONSORED VIDEO Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Did you know there’s an online course on the new Crizal Sapphire HR lenses available now on Leonardo? With best-in-class learning content, including a wide range of ABO certified CE courses, Leonardo can take your practice’s optical knowledge to the next level. Visit leonardo.essilorluxottica.com today to learn about new Crizal Sapphire HR and take advantage of the 3-month free trial of this innovative online learning platform brought to you by EssilorLuxottica. You may like Promoted Headlines 5 REASONS WHY BIOACETATE S70® IS THE BETTER, GREENER ALTERNATIVE FOR EYEWEAR Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Essilor Varilux Young Presbyope Testimonial Video Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Do You Or Don't You12 hours ago 58% of You Offer Health Insurance, the Remainder Don’t Buzz Session12 hours ago We Asked ECPs What Took Them a Surprisingly Long Time to Realize They Were Doing Wrong Benchmarks12 hours ago Check Out These Six Memorably Named Eyecare Businesses Best of the Best13 hours ago Want to Curate a Top-Level Eyewear Collection? Start with the Rep… Headlines19 hours ago Few Retailers Investing in Improving Experiences of Frontline Workers Headlines2 weeks ago Optical Industry Trade Shows and Conferences 2023 Headlines2 weeks ago Georgia Ophthalmologist to Pay $1.85M to Settle Fraud Claims Headlines2 weeks ago Founding Dean Named for Optometry School at High Point University in North Carolina Real Deal3 weeks ago Patients Are Upset About Unexpected Out-of-Pocket Costs. Who’s to Blame? Spexy2 weeks ago 3 Reasons to Purge Stagnant Inventory for the New Year Spexy2 weeks ago 3 Reasons to Purge Stagnant Inventory for the New Year Sponsored Content1 month ago Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Sponsored Content2 months ago Varilux Young Presbyope Testimonial Video Sponsored Content3 months ago Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Sponsored Content3 months ago NEW Crizal® Sapphire™ HR No-Glare Lenses Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Advertisement Most Popular Brand Portfolio1 week ago This Attractive Florida Practice Lets Its Brand Do the Marketing Headlines3 days ago Nelly’s Continuous Eye Rolls During Odd Performance in Australia Draw Concern Columns1 week ago What Does the New Google Mean for Your Eyecare Business? Headlines4 days ago Data Incidents Reported at 2 Eyecare Practices Style to Sell!2 days ago You Only Need 5 Minutes to Increase Your Capture Rate! Seriously. Headlines1 week ago Bausch + Lomb Acquires AcuFocus Ophthalmic Medical Device Company Products5 days ago Not So Basic: 9 Patterned Specs and Sun Styles for Something Special John Marvin1 week ago What’s Your Personal Growth Plan for 2023?