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Dr. Valdecir Padovan

Dr. Valdecir Padovan brings a unique history to the practice of optometry. He is a graduate of medical school in Brazil and went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA.Dr. Padovan is a fluent linguist speaking English, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.After 25 years of contact lens fittings, Dr. Padovan is a true contact lens specialist and prides himself on the number of patients he treats year after year.

He is a volunteer with the "Gift of Sight" mission providing eye exams for those in need and has also has worked on an international mission helping thousands of patients in Morocco and Brazil.

Dr. Valdecir Padovan

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LASIK Co-Management
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Specializes in:

eye-lasik Eye Emergencies (Pink/Red Eyes)
Advanced Technology
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Management of Ocular Diseases
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Dear Patient!

It has been great serving you at our Richmond Mall location inside LensCrafters for the past 35 years.

Due to Richmond Mall closing, our office location has been closed.

To schedule with Dr. Gellis at our other location in Elyria please call (440) 324-4557.

To make an appointment at our Summit Mall location please visit our website,

To order contact lenses please Call or Text (440) 755-2856.

To contact us via email please send to

We thank you for being a loyal patient and we will do everything we can to keep serving your eye care needs, further information will be passed along as we find a place to relocate.

In the meantime please don't hesitate to call or text us at (440) 755-2856.

Thank you,

Dr. Richard Hults, Dr. Ben Gellis, and Dr. Emily Voytilla.