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Shopko Optical Acquires Vision Optical, Inc. and Opens New Grand Rapids Center

March 18, 2024

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vision Optical, Inc. in Grand Rapids, 710 S Pokegama Ave.

Dr. Paul Dubbels has closed Vision Optical, Inc., and will continue optometric care for his patients at Shopko Optical’s new Grand Rapids location, 105 SW 23rd Street, #B, beginning March 18.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to welcome Dr. Dubbels and his patients to this new Shopko Optical center in Grand Rapids,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “Our new patients will be pleased to receive the same thorough and trusted eye care they have come to rely on, with an enhanced eyewear offering and convenient hours.”

Dr. Dubbels is excited to continue serving the Grand Rapids community. “Shopko Optical’s demonstrated approach to personalized and comprehensive care makes them a trusted pillar in the eye care industry,” said Dubbels. “And I’m thrilled to continue my practice at the new Shopko Optical in Grand Rapids.”

In addition, Shopko Optical’s Kids in Focus program will work with the Grand Rapids Lions Clubs to identify eligible children within the area to receive a comprehensive eye exam and pair of glasses at no charge from Shopko Optical. Those looking to participate can contact their local Lions Club.

To certify insurance coverage, book an appointment with an optometrist, or find a Shopko Optical center, visit Shopko.com.

About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, is an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 800 optometrists and opticians (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, ND, SD and WA). Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2024 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

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