Kevin Jacobs, O.D.

Born and raised in Lansing Michigan, Dr. Jacobs attended Lansing Catholic High School before receiving his bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University. From there, he went on to Chicago and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. While attending ICO, Dr. Jacobs also received extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease at the University of Chicago School of Medicine. He was also the first student in ICO history to receive the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Award for his work with the under-served communities in Chicago.

Dr. Jacobs has worked in both corporate and private Optometry practices. In 2005, he opened his own private practice, Pinnacle Eyecare. With Susan Birchmeier working by his side, the two of them took care of the eyecare and eyewear needs of the Greater Lansing area. In 2019, Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Thompson joined their two private practices to create East Lansing Family Eyecare.

Dr. Jacobs works with patients from all ages. He is dedicated to finding the perfect prescription for you, whether that be in glasses or contact lenses. Dr. Jacobs is very knowledgeable in the prescription and use of all different types of eyeglasses lenses (single vision, bifocal, progressives, special use) and is trained in fitting all types of contact lenses and materials. He specializes in fitting single vision, toric, and multifocal contact lenses in both soft and hard materials. Dr. Jacobs can also treat a variety of ocular conditions like dry, red eyes to more serious diseases like glaucoma, diabetes, and eye infections. Dr. Jacobs works with many Ophthalmologists in the surrounding area to co-manage your refractive surgery needs (LASIK, LASEK, PRK, Cataracts). He will help you find the right doctor, and take care of you and your eyes both before and after your surgical procedures.