Dr.Bartels has co-authored,published,trained and lectured on the subject of Orthokeratogy and Scleral contacts.Graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry,AOA member,and a Fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratogy.

Dr Bartels practices in Buffalo,N.Y.Owner of” Vision Care Center” and partner in “Clarence Eye Care.”Both practices are private and multidisciplinary with a strong custom contact base.Practicing Orthokeratogy for over 15 years Dr Bartels has developed an extensive knowledge of designing and fitting.