Women In Optometry: Memories Revisited and a Vision Refined for Texas OD


Audrey Raley, OD, cherishes many happy memories she has of being a child in New Braunfels, Texas, with her friends and her grandmother. The historic, German community often has fun, live music events going on and was adjacent to the town of Gruene, home of the oldest Texas dance hall. She said, “It’s very vivacious, and New Braunfels has the same ‘support local’ vibe as Austin,” which is about an hour away. As Dr. Raley researched the best home for her new practice in April 2018, New Braunfels rose to become the top contender. “I knew it was somewhere I would be happy long-term,” she said. Raley contacted Xite Realty, which specializes in medical leases and provided invaluable market research as she narrowed the search. Dr. Raley wanted a brand-new space to build out, and Xite helped her find the perfect spot. Read More