Our Team

Meet Our Team

We are excited about what we do and we care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our staff will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

Meet the team

Meet the Team


Dr. Matthew J. Martin


Dr. Matthew Martin prides himself on providing comprehensive, leading-edge eye care in a family-friendly environment. Dr. Martin has a passion for helping people. His thorough, relaxed chair-side manner sets Dr. Martin apart from many of his colleagues. 

Dr. Martin has been serving the Mid-Michigan area for 20 years providing comprehensive care, managing ocular disease, and specialty contact lens designs. He specializes in pediatric eye care and myopia control.

After graduating with honors in Pre-Optometry from Ferris State University, Dr. Martin attended the Michigan College of Optometry graduating with honors in 1999. Dr. Martin has continued to be a leader in his field, blessed with a strong work ethic, and a desire to learn, Dr. Martin has continued his education and continued to fight the global disease of myopia.

Dr. Martin has been a Fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control since 2003 and is a retired board member for the prestigious organization. He has a passion for educating and has served as a mentor for many doctors new to myopia control. In 2017 he was asked to present at VBD’s Bootcamp for Newcomers. Based on his engaging speaking style, he was invited to become a permanent member of the Bootcamp team.

Since that time Dr. Martin has been invited to speak at a number of national and international educational events such as the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, and at Vision By Design Vietnam in 2018. In 2019 Dr. Martin will be speaking in Mumbai India at the BIPOK Vision By Design India meeting. He came to the notice of the Board when he joined the IAOMC Fellowship Committee. He was an active participant helping to revise FIAOMC policy, protocols and exams.

Auburn Optical is conveniently located near Bay City, Midland, Freeland and Saginaw.



Frame Stylist, Billing

Mary is one of our Billing Specialists. She will assist you by billing your insurances promptly and handling your claims in a pleasant and timely manner. She is an accomplished Frame Stylist with an excellent handle on the perfect eyewear to complete your look.

Ashley V.

Receptionist, Recall Coordinator, Billing

Ashley will welcome you to our office and assist you in making appointments and paying your bill. She is here to make your visit smooth and pleasant. Ashley is also one of our Billing Specialists and our Recall Coordinator. Need an appointment to fit your schedule and needs? She is just the person to do it by picking the right time slot for your next visit.


Frame Stylist

Debbie is one of our Frame Stylists. She will assist you in selection the best frame and lenses to suit your active lifestyle or make a special fashion statement. If your glasses need adjusting, stop in and she will be happy to help.



Frame Stylist

Nettie is one of our Frame Stylists and will gladly assist you in picking out the perfect frame for not only your everyday wear but also the perfect sunglasses!!

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