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Shopko Optical Sets Sights on New Center in DeKalb, IL

April 14, 2021

Optical center will bring patient-centric care and eyewear to DeKalb community

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is looking forward to being a part of DeKalb’s community. The new location at 2101 Sycamore Road is expected to open in June 2021 and will be the sixth Shopko Optical center in the Chicago area. Patients can anticipate complete eye care services, including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.

“We are thrilled to join the DeKalb community,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “The new center will continue Shopko Optical’s mission of offering quality, patient-centric eye care.”

With the opening of Shopko Optical in DeKalb, five to seven jobs will be created.

In addition, Shopko Optical’s Kids in Focus program will work with DeKalb’s local Lions Club to identify deserving 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. 

Shopko Optical accepts most major vision plans, including EyeMed, UHC Vision, Davis Vision, Superior Vision, Avesis, and many more. Shopko Optical is also an open-access provider for VSP.

To certify 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 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2021 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

For More Information, Contact:
Chloe Albrecht
Public Relations Manager, Element
Phone: (920) 702-1245
Email: chloe@goelement.com


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