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Shopko Optical Completes Acquisition in Hibbing, MN

May 31, 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 Vista Eyes, located at 2900 E. Beltline.

Shopko Optical in Hibbing will open with Dr. Eric Saksa continuing to provide comprehensive eye care services including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and detection and management of eye disease to patients in the Hibbing community.

“We are very excited to be part of the Hibbing community,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “We are happy to combine efforts with Dr. Saksa who will continue to provide exceptional care to the community.”

“My wife Tammy and I have served the Hibbing community for over 25 years, and we are thankful for the relationships we’ve built with our patients,” said Dr. Saksa. “We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service while delivering high quality eye care and eyewear, and we’ll continue to do that as Shopko Optical.”

In addition, Shopko Optical’s Kids in Focus program will work with Hibbing’s local Lions Club 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 learn more about Shopko Optical’s expansive insurance coverage, book an appointment, or find a Shopko Optical center, visit Shopko.com.


About Shopko Optical

Shopko Optical is the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, 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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