Midwest Vision Centers is now
Shopko Optical Virginia

Eye Doctors in Virginia

When you visit Shopko Optical Virginia, you’ll be cared for by one of our experienced and trusted eye doctors* who are passionate about your eye care and attentive to your needs.

Vision Insurance in Virginia

1416 South 12th Ave
Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-749-1200

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Monday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday CLOSED

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

Store Description

Midwest Vision Centers is now part of Shopko Optical! As Shopko Optical Virginia, 1416 South 12th Ave, we look forward to offering you an enhanced selection of eyewear and services at the same convenient location you are accustomed to. Visit Dr. Dubbels and the friendly and knowledgeable staff at our Virginia center for all your eye care needs!

At Shopko Optical Virginia, located at 1416 South 12th Ave at Thunderbird Mall, we’re proud to provide you eye care from optometrists* you can trust. Whether you schedule a comprehensive eye exam or browse our eyewear, we will provide personalized care based on your needs. Our trusted eye doctors* and staff members will assess your eye health, answer questions, and help you find the best eyewear or treatment plan for you.

Driving Directions

We’re located at Thunderbird Mall, 1416 S 12th Ave., Virginia, MN 55792.

If you’re coming from the north, head south on US-53 S. Soon after you pass Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant on your right, you’ll turn left onto 13th St S. Make a right into the mall parking lot, then head straight past Village Inn restaurant and curve left behind the mall.

If you’re coming from the west, head east on US-169 N until you turn right to merge onto US-53 S. Just afterwards, you’ll see AmericInn on your right. When you can see Pizza Hut on your left, you will turn left at this intersection onto 13th St S. Then, turn right into the mall parking lot. Head straight back into the lot and then curve left to go behind the mall. About 500 ft. ahead, you’ll see a sign on your left for us in the mall.

Dr. Paul Dubbels - Shopko Optical optometrist

Paul Dubbels, O.D.

  • Primary eye care
  • Treatment and management of ocular disease
  • Contact lenses
  • Pediatric & geriatric care
  • Industrial vision
  • Post-operative care (cataract and refractive surgery)

Dr. Paul L. Dubbels makes sure his patients are getting their current needs and problems taken care of in order to keep them living a clear and healthy lifestyle. Outside of work, Dr. Dubbels enjoys anything related to the outdoors including hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, and four wheeling.


University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences St. Paul
Illinois College of Optometry

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Helping you get the best quality eye care to meet your needs is our top priority at Shopko Optical Virginia. 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 Avesis, Davis Vision, EyeMed, Superior Vision, UHC Vision, VSP, and many more.
 FSA and HSA may be eligible to use to manage any out-of-pocket costs including exams, frames and lenses, contacts and sunglasses.


Avesis Vision Insurance logo Davis Vision logo EyeMed logo
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 Virginia Shopko Optical location.
Call 218-749-1200


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? Our Virginia Eye Care Center offers promotions to help you maximize your budget. Click here to view our current special offers.



Shopko Optical in Virginia accepts 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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