Posted by: Heidi
December 30, 2015
In January 1997, I met one of the greatest opticians I will ever know. A man who challenged me, inspired me, and set me on the career path I am on today. Now, as United Optical celebrates its 50th anniversary, I am taking some time to reflect on the life of the man whose blood, sweat, and—I will wager—some tears, made United Optical the amazing business it is today. This anniversary is a bittersweet celebration, since this year we also lost this very beloved man: Douglas Stephen.
Doug began work in the optical business at the age of 16 where he thrived for the next 60 years. After working...
...the most thoughtful and ingenious problem-solvers that a picky myope could hope for! I deeply appreciate everything you've done, and everything United Optical has achieved from me in over 30 years of tricky prescriptions.