About us

At Buckeye Optometry in Marion, OH, our mission is to provide exceptional eye care services to all our patients with a personal touch. We believe that your eyes are an essential part of your overall health, and we’re dedicated to helping you maintain and improve your vision and eye health.

We’re proud to offer a wide range of services to meet your eye care needs. From comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings to dry eye disease treatment and LASIK consultations and post-operative care, our experienced team of optometrists and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of care and attention. Our optical in Marion also features a diverse selection of designer frames and precision lenses from top brands. With guidance from our highly trained staff, you’ll find the look you want and the features you need. 

We understand that visiting the eye doctor can be a little intimidating, which is why we strive to make your experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the personalized care you deserve. Contact us today to schedule an appointment, and let us help you achieve clear, comfortable vision!

Dr. Kelly Bruch,


Dr. Bruch has been an optometrist at Buckeye Optical since it was established in 2006 and became co-owner in 2011. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Illinois in 1993 and her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1998. She went on to complete a post-graduate residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at Indiana University School of Optometry. 

More about Dr. Kelly Bruch

Dr. Bruch’s focus is primary eye care and the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease for the entire family. She also has expertise in specialty contact lens fittings and treating ocular surface disease and dry eye. As someone who has long been interested in refractive surgery, she underwent LASIK in 2005 and now co-manages refractive surgery patients in our office. Dr. Bruch is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association. She is a past-president of the Central Ohio Optometric Association, the local chapter of the Ohio Optometric Association, and also held the offices of Secretary and Trustee for the COOA.

Dr. Bruch is married and has two stepsons. She grew up in St. Louis, MO, and relocated to Ohio with her husband in 2000.

Dr. Sarah Gliniecki,


Dr. Gliniecki finished her bachelor’s degree at Adrian College with a dual major in Mathematics and Biology in May 2012 before starting at Michigan College of Optometry. She graduated with her Doctor of Optometry with the highest distinction in 2016. She then completed a residency in ocular disease with Specialty Eye Institute, serving several cities in southern Michigan before moving to central Ohio in the summer of 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family on Lake Huron, playing with her dog, or playing board games with her husband and friends.

Dr. Meredith Kiess,


Dr. Kiess received her undergraduate at The Ohio State University, graduating in physical therapy with summa cum laude honors. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy at A.T. Still University and worked in pediatrics for 16 years.  She continued her education to obtain her Doctorate of Optometry, graduating cum laude from The Ohio State University, College of Optometry. During her time at the College of Optometry, Dr. Kiess was selected to become part of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.  She practices full-scope optometry and sees patients of all ages. In her spare time, Dr. Kiess enjoys running, hiking, watching her kids play sports, and spending time with her family.

Jeramy Donelson,
Licensed Optician/ABO Certified


C.J. Carey,
Licensed Optician

Brad Shearer,
Apprentice Optician

Sarah Ferguson,
Optometric Technician


personalized eye health care

We look forward to providing you with excellent eye health and vision care.