Our Practice

eye chartEstablished in 1959, Family Optical is a full service family run and owned optical store. Fifty-two years of excellence and commitment to eye care is what separates us from the others. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality eye care.

Bob Lynham

 

Bob has been in the optical industry for more than fifty years, starting in the stock room of a large retail chain in Cleveland. He became head purchasing agent, then moved onto mange the local office of the then largest optical manufacturer in the world: American Optical. In 1981, Bob had the opportunity to purchase one of his clients’ businesses since he was looking to retire. Bob’s wife Donna joined him in helping Family Optical grow out of its old building; so they remodeled and expanded in 1995.

Bob's focus is on your total experience at Family Optical; from the moment you enter the building, you will be made to feel at home. Bob has been licensed by the State of Ohio Optical Board since licensing began in Ohio.

Donna Lynham

Donna earned her optical license in 1981 and joined her husband at Family Optical. She does much of the frame selecting and purchasing for the store. Donna is focused on keeping a wide variety of styles available at Family Optical. She is always on the lookout for the latest styles, while at the same time keeping those in mind that like something more traditional. She likes to keep a nice balance of styles between the unique and conservative.

Michelle Lynham

Michelle was brought up in the optical industry, helping out with the family business even as a child. She graduated from Kent State University in 1994 with a BA in Communications. Michelle also attended Cuyahoga Community College and earned her Associates degree in Optical Technology. She is dual licensed in both spectacle and contact lenses. Michelle joined her parents at Family Optical in 2004 and plans to continue on with the family business with the same traditions and standards they adhere to.

Joaquin V Lim O.D.

Dr. Lim is a an optometrist whose focus is on personalized vision care. Dr. Lim grew up in Beachwood, Ohio and completed his undergrad at the Miami University in 1985. He then attended The Ohio State College of Optometry and graduated in 1989. He has been in private practice ever since. He also serves as a low vision consultant to the Cleveland Sight Center, a position he has held since 1994. Dr. Lim’s patients include children, adults, and senior citizens. His office is able to handle those with special needs.