Dr. Mark Jacobs hails from the capital region of New York State, Schenectady, NY. As a young person athletics was a large part of his life. He competed in organized baseball, football and basketball. While in high school, Dr. Jacobs earned a letter for his active involvement in these team sports. Currently he limits his activities to what his skeletal system will allow. He enjoys walking, riding his bike and yoga. Dr. Jacobs received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Buffalo State College in Buffalo, NY. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He and his wife Daria have two children, Olivia and Matthew. Dr. Jacobs enjoys listening to music, watching movies, being around animals and craft beer.