November 9, 2020
Optical center brings patient-centric care and eyewear to Champlin community
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is pleased to open its new center in Champlin, Minnesota. The new location, opening November 9, is located at 11995 Business Park Boulevard. Aimee Violette, O.D., is joining the team at the new center and can provide complete eye care services, including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.
“We are thrilled to expand our eye care services to those living in Champlin,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “Dr. Violette is an exceptional optometrist, and she is looking forward to directly improving the quality of life for people within the community and surrounding areas.”
Dr. Violette graduated from Ohio State University College of Optometry and specializes in primary eye care, cataract and refractive surgery co-management, urgent care, and contact lenses.
In addition to opening its new center, Shopko Optical is delighted to expand its Project Eyecare program to Champlin’s community. Shopko Optical staff will work with the local Lions Club to identify deserving children within the area to receive a free comprehensive eye exam and pair of glasses. Those looking to participate can contact Champlin’s Lions Club.
Shopko Optical accepts most major vision plans, including EyeMed, UHC Vision, Davis Vision, Superior Vision, Anthem, and many more. To certify coverage, book an appointment with an optometrist, 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 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2020 and beyond. For more information, visit shopko.com.
About Monarch Alternative Capital LP
Monarch Alternative Capital LP is a private investment firm with approximately $5 billion in assets under management across various investment vehicles. Monarch was founded in 2002 and focuses primarily on opportunistic investing across distressed debt, special situations equity and real estate. The firm has offices in New York and London.
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