About Eclectic Eyewear
SPECTACLES REQUIRED SINCE 1991
KEVIN GAJDA, O.D.
OPTOMETRIST / OWNER
Dr. Kevin Gajda, a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, is Eclectic Eyewear’s primary optometrist and owner. Having practiced in Chicago and San Antonio, he eventually made Austin, TX his home and started working for Eclectic Eyewear in 2005. Dr. Gajda loved it so much he bought the practice 4 years later and has been dedicated to fulfilling Austin’s eye care needs for a decade. As an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometry Association and the Central Texas Optometric Society, Dr. Gajda is passionate about providing patients with the most up-to-date care. A true Midwesterner at heart, he is a HUGE sports fan and claims his hometown’s very own Cleveland Indians, Browns and Ohio State Buckeyes as his favorite teams. In addition to being Austin’s leading optometrist, he considers himself an automobile enthusiast who enjoys seeking out fine craft beers (yes, he is a beer snob), running, listening to music and traveling.
CAROLYN KERR, O.D.
Dr. Carolyn Kerr is a graduate of the University of Houston’s College of Optometry and has practiced in Austin for over 20 years. Dr. Kerr joined Eclectic Eyewear in 2010 and strives to make each patient feel comfortable and see their best. Whether they are a complex contact lens patient or a child having their first exam, she prides herself in giving patients her full attention and providing thorough explanations and compassionate care. Dr. Kerr is married, has a daughter in college and two rescue dogs at home. She enjoys music, reading & sewing, and is passionate about travel.
As Eclectic Eyewear’s store manager, Diana has been sharing her knowledge of all aspects of the optical field and fantastic people skills for 23 years. In addition to this role, she is also the insurance specialist and diligently coordinates insurance benefits and claims. Diana is known among her friends as the “Coupon Queen” and enjoys going to the beach and reading. She participates in the Relay for Life Cancer walk every year and is involved with the Safe Place Memory Walk, Hospice Austin and the MS Foundation.
Andrea is a fourth year Public Health Major with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin and plans to obtain a Masters in Nursing after graduation. As a South Texas native, Andrea plans to return home after finishing her education and make a positive impact on the healthcare system of the Rio Grande Valley. As an Optometric Technician, Andrea is the first person patients come into contact with during their preliminary exams for their appointment. When she is not completing coursework or helping patients, Andrea is the Risk Management Chair of her spirit organization on campus, Forever Texas. Andrea also participates in pageants and is the reigning Miss Tropics of Texas USA and will compete at Miss Texas USA 2020.
Will got his start as an Optician working for the “big guys” before moving on to smaller, independent optical and he is now happy to call Eclectic Eyewear home! Skilled at all aspects of Opticianry, including frame styling, progressive measurements, troubleshooting, and adjustments, he’ll always be happy to help you out. His favorite part of the job? Getting a tricky frame to fit just right! When he isn’t Optician-ing, he enjoys catching a nice film, a good show, or a funny stand-up set in town. He’s also the proud dog dad of Digby, his giant (140lb!!) dog.