Eye Care Center in Mankato 56001 - Shopko Optical

Eye Doctors in Mankato

At Shopko Optical Mankato, 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.

Digital Eye Exam in Mankato

Vision Insurance in Mankato

1701 Madison Ave
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-387-6517

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Shopko Optical - Mankato


Monday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM -3:00PM

*Store hours can vary. Check this page regularly or call your center to verify.

Store Description

Welcome to Shopko Optical Mankato located at 1701 Madison Ave in the strip mall where Slumberland is located. Our optometrists* prioritize patient care and satisfaction and believe that you deserve a personalized experience to meet your needs. Whether you’re stopping in for a comprehensive eye exam, shopping for eyewear, or ordering contact lenses, we’re always here to answer your questions and help you get the most out of your vision benefits.

Dr. Jones - optometrist

Jacqueline Rooney, O.D.


Primary eye care


Dr. Rooney enjoys working with her patients to make an impact on their vision and lives overall. She has a personalized and genuine approach to eye care and values promoting quality of sight and ocular wellness and prevention. Dr. Rooney enjoys running, woodworking and being involved in Faith Formation Church. She has two children and is originally from St. Peter, MN.


University of Houston College of Optometry
College of St. Benedict

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Dr. Melissa Shaffer - Shopko Optical optometrist

Melissa Shaffer, O.D.


Primary eye care


Dr. Shaffer’s in eyes started when she joined the Air National Guard at the age of 18. She served for 6 years as an Optometric technician. Upon completion of her service, she went on to Chicago to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at Illinois College of Optometry. She has been practicing optometry for over 12 years and currently lives in Blue Earth MN with her husband and 4 children.


Illinois College of Optometry

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patient receiving digital eye exam

About Digital Eye Exams

A digital eye exam, sometimes referred to as tele-optometry, allows you to receive a comprehensive eye exam at our Mankato location performed by a licensed optometrist. The digital eye exam includes the use of a live remote video conference between you and the optometrist for an accurate exam of your eyes at a convenient time for you. More Info >

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At Shopko Optical Mankato, we are committed to helping you get the most out of your vision benefits. We accept a wide range of insurance plans including Avesis, Davis Vision, EyeMed, Superior Vision, UHC Vision, VSP, and many more. Flex spend and health savings accounts may be eligible to use on eye exams, prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses and sunglasses to help you manage important expenses related to your eye care.


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Superior Vision Vision Insurance Logo UnitedHealthcare Vision Insurance logo VSP logo

*In-network for most VSP members.

For more information about your vision plan and to verify coverage, call your Mankato Shopko Optical location.
Call 507-387-6517


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 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? Shopko Optical Mankato offers promotions to help you maximize your budget. Click here to view our current special offers.



At our Mankato Shopko Optical eye care center, 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 www.carecredit.com for details.

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