About August Optical

Welcome to Our Office…

At August Optical we pride ourselves on comprehensive, unhurried eye examinations. Our mission since 1977 is to promote the importance of eye health through the highest quality eye care. We specialize in thorough, affordable eye examinations for the entire family, including contact lenses for the difficult to fit: from bifocal contacts to correcting astigmatism to changing eye color. We also provide medical treatment of the eye: including treatment of pink eye, glaucoma, dry or allergy eyes, cataract co-management and other eye disease care.

Meet our Doctor:

  August A. Krymis, Jr. O.D. D.O.S. T.B.A. Board Certified Optometrist Dr. August Krymis has been providing primary eye care in the Kalamazoo area for thirty-eight years. He attended Michigan State University, and then the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. His degrees include: Doctor of Optometry Doctor of Ocular Science Bachelor of Science He is also board certified to treat Red Eye and Pink Eye as well as Glaucoma and Dry Eye Evaluation. Dr. Krymis is also involved in co-management of Laser Vision Correction and Cataract surgery. He specializes in bifocal and toric contact lens fitting, low vision care and assistance with vision-related learning problems. Our patients often rejoice after an exam, “The Doctor was so thorough and explained everything to me. Thank you.”

Meet our Staff:

 Our office is complemented by 69 years of combined experience of the optical staff. These hardworking professionals strive to provide the highest quality eye care to each of our patients. Here are the ladies that make the office run smoothly:

Shari Shari is the business manager, and has teamed up with Dr. Krymis for over 20 years. She is the office go-to gal, knowledgeable in all the aspects of eyecare, including contact lens fittings, progressive bifocals, and low vision care. She is also the office coordinator for Laser Vision Correction and our HIPAA Privacy Officer.

Teresa Teresa is dependable and flexible, and has been providing eye care for over twelve years. She is the insurance expert with vast knowledge of coverage and has been invaluable to our office.

Alexis Alexis has been working with Dr. Krymis for over nine years. She is most often found assisting our Kalamazoo office. Alexis is detail-oriented and has a talent for dedicated follow-through service that we have treasured over the years.

Missy Missy has provided eye care for over nine years and is well versed in lenses products and frame options. We strive for results, solutions and providing value to excel in giving the highest quality eyecare to all of our patients. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Our Products: Our office excels at providing the best value available in eye care today. “Value” to us is providing outstanding quality, style and price. We provide an extensive selection of eyewear to choose from. Classic professional frames to elegant & romantic to the extravagantly trendy. Fun & colorful hues to sporty function. Even the simply economical can all be found at August Optical. Brands offered include Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, Valentino, Gucci, Armani, Oakley and Hush Puppies. We thrive on providing diversity in styles and above all durable quality. We appreciate your business and look forward to earning more in the future. Visit our office soon.