Dr. Emily Coles is the owner and operator of Big Rapids Family Eyecare. Dr. Coles is a graduate of Big Rapids High School (2000), Michigan Technological University (2004), and the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State (2008). Having grown up in Big Rapids, Dr. Coles is community driven serving in leadership roles within the Riverview Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Wheatlake Festival of Races, Chemical Bank Board, Ferris State University Alumni Board, Michigan College of Optometry Alumni Board, and the United Church.
Active member in the American Optometric Association, Michigan Optometric Association, West Michigan Optometric Association, Downtown Business Association of Big Rapids, Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce, Spectrum Health PSAC (Patient and Family Advisory Council), and is DPA and TPA certified.
Dr. Coles is excited to accept new patients of all ages. Specializing in contact lens fitting, young children’s exams, and diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.
Personally, Dr. Coles is married and the mother to boys Carson and Reid. She enjoys exercising, spending time with family, and cheering on local sports teams.