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Who We Are

New name, new location! We are excited to announce that Pinnacle Eyecare and Thompson Eyecare have joined forces to provide exceptional eye care services. The new East Lansing Family Eyecare is dedicated to caring for you and your family. We moved right down the street to 1905 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823.

Where advanced technology meets personalized care, Pinnacle Eyecare offers comprehesive eye care services for all members of your family.

We are committed to improving the quality of your vision. As you are offered freshly brewed coffee, tea, or a bottle of water, you will know instantly that your experience will be different at Pinnacle Eyecare!

Location

11905 Abbot Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

517-337-1832
fax: 517-337-1854

Insurance Programs

We participate with a variety of both medical and vision insurance plans, including

  • Aetna
  • BCBSM
  • BCN
  • Eyemed
  • McLaren
  • MEBS
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Physicans Health Plan (PHP)
  • SET-SEG
  • SPHN
  • Vision Advantage
  • VSP

Hours

Meet the team


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Kevin M. Jacobs. O.D.

Born and raised in Lansing Michigan, Dr. Kevin 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 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 is able to treat a variety of ocular conditions like dry, red eyes to more serious diseases like glaucoma and eye infections. Dr. Jacobs also specializes in fitting single vision, toric, and multifocal hard and soft contact lenses, and finding the perfect prescription for your eyeglasses.

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Sue Birchmeier

If you are looking for new glasses, or have questions about your insurance plan, you will want to talk to Sue. With over 35 years experience in the optical industry, Sue will be able to help you with just about anything.
As our office manager and lead optician, Sue is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to all things glasses. Not sure what frame looks right on you, or don't know about different lens types or materials? Not to worry, Sue will take care of you!

What is he saying?


Do you know the difference between myopia and hyperopia? Have you ever been confused about what your doctor is saying?
Dr. Jacobs took some of the most common eye terms and explained them for you.

Optical Terminology

The technical term for near-sightedness is myopia. Patients who are "near-sighted" complain of blurry distance vision. Hence, their "near sight" is often very good. Depending on the amount of near-sightedness you have, how close you have to hold something to you to see it clearly will vary (the stronger the power, the closer you will have to hold it).
Far-sightedness or hyperopia is a little harder to explain. In layman's terms, your "far sight" gives you less problems than you "near sight, " but this can vary greatly depending on the strength of your prescription. Think of far-sightedness as your eyes working too hard, especially when doing near tasks. Many young patients can have perfect 20/20 vision, but their eyes have to work very hard to obtain this vision. This can lead to complaints of headaches, eyestrain, and tired eyes. Many far-sighted patients avoid doing prolonged near tasks, lose their place easily when reading, or just want to fall asleep after 15-20 minutes of reading.
Astigmatism is the term used to describe the difference in curvature measurements of the cornea or crystalline lens. Patients are often told their eyes are shaped "like a football." What the doctor is really saying is that one part of the cornea or crystalline lens is steeper than the other part. This causes light to focus in two different spots on the retina, instead of just one (which is what we want). Depending on the amount of astigmatism, patients can complain that both their distance and near vision bothers them.
Presbyopia is a natural physiological change (think aging process) that our eyes go through as we get older. Our "arms become too short." Holding reading material close causes the eyes to become strained and uncomfortable - often leading to headaches and blurry vision. This condition is caused by the crystalline lens (the lens inside your eye) continuing to grow throughout your life. Like an onion, the lens becomes thicker, layer upon layer, as we age. This eventually causes the lens to lose flexibility (around age 40-42), and we lose our ability to focus. Drug store readers have become a huge market because of this phenomenon.
Progressive lens are often called "no-line" bifocals, but they are much more than a bifocal. Progressive addition lenses are actually a multifocal lens. As you eye moves from the top of the lens to the bottom, the lens power changes from your distance prescription to your near prescription. Progressive lenses have their "quirks." Finding where to look in the lens, as well as dealing with a little motion feeling when walking, are two of the most common complaints. For patients who have multiple distances they need clear (paperwork, computer, desktop, distance vision), this is the best lens for the job.
Photochromic lenses are lenses that change, or transition, from clear to tinted when exposed to direct sunlight. These lenses were often made of glass when they first came out. "Transition lenses" are a trademarked photochromic lens, often made of plastic or other similar resin material. The material needs UV exposure, not just bright light, to darken up. The windshields of many of the cars today absorb most of the UV from the sunlight. This is why your transition lenses don't get very dark when you drive in the car. They are also subject to change in cold weather. Recent advances in photochromic lens manufacturing have addressed these limitations.
Anti-reflective, or anti-glare coatings are applied to the surface of the lens to help reduce glare. This is done through a series of layers or "stacks" of coatings. Each manufacturer has their own proprietary coatings, and formula, for stacking these coatings. Not all anti-reflective coatings work the same, or hold up against cleaning and wiping the same
A cataract is a term used to describe the clouding up of the crystalline lens inside your eye. Think of a cataract as like a dirty window. If I'm standing on the other side of that dirty window, I can give you all kinds of things to look at (think "which is better, one or two?), but you still have to look through the dirty window to see the object. This is why most patients complain about their glasses being dirty all the time, or why you don't notice much difference in the choices given, when you are at your eye doctor's office.
Glaucoma is a disease that effects the optic nerve. As the optic nerve becomes damaged, it cannot send all the signals your retina is sending to the vision center in the brain. As a result, the image you are looking at is not completely received by the brain, and so it cannot complete the picture. Glaucoma is commonly associated with higher eye pressure, but this is not always the case with every patient. Eye pressure is only one part of the equation when looking for glaucoma. How the optic nerve looks, as well as how well it is working, is probably more important than just the eye pressure alone. Glaucoma is a "silent" disease, meaning you don't know you have it until you start losing sight (more often your peripheral, or side vision). We can many times keep you from losing additional sight with treatment, but the sight you have lost from glaucoma you will never get back. This is one of the leading reasons why your eyes should be checked every year, regardless if you have good vision. EVERYONE should have YEARLY eye health examinations.

What our patients say


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Patient for 3yrs

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517-337-1832
fax: 517-337-1854