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Eye Care Center – DeKalb

Eye Doctors in DeKalb

At Shopko Optical DeKalb, you’ll meet an experienced optometrist* dedicated to caring for your vision with special attention to your individualized needs. Our eye doctors* provide patient-focused care and encourage questions at each visit.

Vision Insurance in DeKalb

2101 Sycamore Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-981-8291

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storefront 243 -DeKalb Shopko Optical


Monday 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Friday 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Store Description

Welcome to Shopko Optical DeKalb, conveniently located at 2101 Sycamore Road across from Lowe’s. Our experienced optometrists* provide personalized primary care for all ages, including comprehensive eye exams, prescription eyeglasses and contact lens fittings, and the detection and treatment of ocular diseases. We make it our mission to ensure every patient feels cared for, valued, and satisfied. Come see for yourself.

Dr. Esposito - Shopko Optical optometrist

Thomas Esposito, O.D.

  • Primary eye care
  • Contact lenses
  • Ocular disease

Dr. Esposito treats each patient as he would a member of his own family by listening to their concerns and taking the time to answer any questions they may have.  In his free time, he enjoys cooking, exploring local restaurants and spending time with family and friends.


Illinois College of Optometry

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Dr. Freitag - Shopko Optical optometrist

Brett Freitag, O.D.

  • Ocular disease
  • Contact lenses
  • Advanced therapeutics

Dr. Freitag provides patients top quality care along with a personal, friendly experience. He is eager to greet his patients with a smile, listen to them and provide the necessary information for their individual eye care. Growing up, Dr. Freitag enjoyed annual eye exams with Dr. Herba and was influenced by him to pursue optometry. Now, Dr. Freitag feels privileged to work alongside Dr. Herba at Shopko Optical Crystal Lake.


University of Pikeville- Kentucky College of Optometry
Northern Illinois University

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Helping you get the best quality eye care to meet your needs is our top priority at Shopko Optical DeKalb. Our dedicated staff can help you navigate your insurance to ensure you receive the care and products you deserve. We accept most major insurance plans including EyeMed, UHC Vision, Davis Vision, Superior Vision, Avesis, and many more. We are also an open access provider for VSP.


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For more information or help navigating your vision insurance plan, please contact your DeKalb Shopko Optical location.

Call 815-981-8291


No Insurance, No Problem

We’re dedicated to providing you with eye care options tailored to your individual needs. With or without insurance, we strive to provide the best value in eye care. We accept a variety of payment options, including CareCredit, to help manage eye care related expenses. Our experienced opticians at Shopko Optical DeKalb will help you understand your options to ensure you receive the eye care and eyewear you need to see your best.


Special Offers

Looking for a great deal on frames and lenses without insurance? We offer promotions to help you maximize your budget. Click here to view our current special offers.



At Shopko Optical DeKalb, we accept CareCredit as a payment option so that you can get the proper eye care and eyewear you need right away and manage your monthly payments later. CareCredit can be used to pay for your vision needs in full, to cover a co-pay or insurance deductible or to take care of costs outside your vision benefits allowance.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. See for details.

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