About Art For Eyes Optical

Art for Eyes Inc. was established in 2007 in Green Cove Springs on US 17. After 7 years we moved to our Fleming Island location. We are a Christian based company with Godly values. 

Quality is our standard! And our reviews will show that.

We specialize in

- Unique, fun, stylish frames

- Large and petite frames

- Over 30 different specialty lenses (glasses)

- Costa Del Mar (sun)glasses -with or without prescription

- WileyX Safety (sun)glasses -with or without prescription 

- Smart Vision Exams ($29 five-minute vision test for your glasses prescription or $49 contact lens renewal prescription)

We can make glasses for just about any budget, so why go to a chain store while you can support a local business? You pay around the same price while getting the best service and recommendations.

We also provide in-home services!

Come see for yourself how Art For Eyes is unique and makes a difference in quality and care.

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Meet our staff

Martijn Heuts ("Martain")

Licensed Optician, co-owner

- Born, raised and educated to Optician in The Netherlands

- Licensed Optician in the state of Florida

- Over 20 years experience in the optical industry

- Married and has 2 children; Grace and Noah

- Loves the Lord

- Sound & Computer tech at Anastasia Baptist Church St Augustine

- Loves to work with computers and spend time with his family

Karen English

Licensed Optician, co-owner

- Born in Massachusetts

- Licensed Optician in the state of Florida

- Over 25 years years experience

- Married to Gary and has one son, Kelly. Also a new daughter-in-law,     Amanda

- Loves the Lord

- Loves being with her family and taking care of her 3 fur-babies (dogs)

Dr. Sheila Merritt


Dr. Sheila Merritt is a Jacksonville native. For 25 years she is a board-certified Optometrist in the Jacksonville area and provides quality family eye care at an affordable price, right here at Art for Eyes Optical in Fleming Island. 


Dr Merritt has two children and a "daughter in love". She is happily married for 25 years and she also is a great Christian. Schedule your appointment today, you will love Dr. Merritt!