Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000, cum laude from the Southern College of Optometry in 2004, completed a residency in ocular disease in 2005, and became a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry in 2009.

In 2018-2019, she serves as President of the Virginia Optometric Association. She is the 2019 VOA Optometrist of the Year and the 2011 VOA Vanguard (Young OD) of the Year.

In her spare time, Dr. Weigel enjoys cooking, crafts, and buying books. She lives in Fairfax County with her husband, a Professor at George Mason University, and their energetic dog Sergeant, who was happily adopted.