Dr. L. Danielle Drake is a Clemson University graduate with a degree in Biology/Pre-Med and minors in Psychology and Literature. She attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN graduating in 1993. She previously practiced at Specs Vision Centers in Greenwood and Aiken with Dr. Rhett Richardson and Aiken Ophthalmology with Dr. Nini Patheja. She most recently practiced at Folline Vision Centers in Columbia for the past 16 years. She lives in Batesburg-Leesville with her husband Ashley Buzhardt, who is an Equine Dentist, and her three children Kamryn, Pacer and Sawyer and a plethora of animals.