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James Fennewald and Mariah Schuster

Licensed Dispensing Opticians


We are taking every necessary step to keep our patients and employees safe and healthy.

All of our services are now available by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Appointments allow us to control the number of patients in our office at one time.

Please call 419-693-3376 to set up a time. 

A face covering and temperature screening is required to enter.

A face covering is required to be worn during your entire visit.

We hope all our customers are healthy and safe during these trying times. 


James Optical, Inc. is a family based optical center located in Oregon, Ohio.  Founders, Jim and Cindy Fennewald are experienced Licensed Opticians with 51 and 41 years experience respectively. They are joined by their daughter Mariah Schuster a Licensed Optician with 21 years experience. Mariah has been around the family business since birth.  As a family operated business, we pride ourselves in keeping high standards and continue to give the best value in eyewear to our customers.

Dr. William R. Kegerize joined us at James Optical in February 2007.  He is a 2005 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry, and a lifetime resident of NW Ohio. Following his graduation, Dr. Kegerize elected to pursue advanced training in disease management at The Eye Center of Toledo where he completed a one year Ocular Disease Residency. During the course of his residency he co-managed thousands of patients with various eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. His experience was extensive in the area of refractive surgery co-management. He is certified to provide Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT), which is a non-surgical approach to the correction of nearsightedness. He is a member of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Kegerize resides in Curtice, Ohio with his wife Teresa and daughters Lily, Alina, Kate and Kira. He enjoys golfing; classic cars; and of course, is an avid Buckeyes fan!


Our great staff is here to Restore, Maintain and Improve Your Eye Health and Vision. You will find that you will have a very good  experience from Comprehensive Eye Exam to Eyeglasses or Contact Lenses.  James Optical provides you with information that you need about your eyes, eyeglasses and contact lenses, plus, we will assist you in making selections for your lifestyle.


William Kegerize, O.D.


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