Charlotte Love, OD, says that she envisioned herself as a practice owner 5-10 years after her 2019 graduation from the Michigan College of Optometry. But after seeing the tremendous need for eyecare services on the rural Big Island of Hawaii, she accelerated her timeline and opened Aloha Love Eyecare on June 18, 2022. Her mission is to provide eyecare for your ‘ohana: from keiki to kupuna, the Hawaiian words for children to elders. The island of Hawaii is underserved medically; it can take over three months to get an appointment with a primary care physician. If a patient needs specialty care, such as emergency retinal surgery or a corneal specialist, they must fly to Oahu for those services. Read More