Midwest Vision Centers is now
Shopko Optical Alexandria

Eye Doctors in Alexandria

When you visit Shopko Optical Alexandria, 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 Alexandria

3015 MN-29
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-762-8104

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Monday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Thursday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Friday 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Saturday CLOSED

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

Store Description

New location in the mall – Look for us now next to Dunham’s Sporting Goods!

Midwest Vision Centers is now part of Shopko Optical! You’ll find an enhanced selection of eyewear and expanded services in the same convenient location, now Shopko Optical Alexandria. Visit Dr. Vikesland Obler and the friendly and knowledgeable staff at our Alexandria center for all your eye care needs!

At Shopko Optical Alexandria, we are committed to your eye health. We are conveniently located at 3015 MN-29 in Viking Plaza Mall. Based on your needs, our optometrists* provide primary care for all ages, including comprehensive eye exams, prescription eyeglasses and contact lens fittings, and the detection and treatment of ocular diseases. We make it our mission to ensure every patient feels cared for, valued, and satisfied. Come see for yourself.

Driving Directions

We’re located at 3015 MN-29 Alexandria, MN 56308 (located in Viking Plaza Mall).

If you’re coming from the west, head east on MN-27/34th Ave. W. On the right you’ll pass Douglas Machine Inc. and Colorful Seasons Garden Center. Turn left onto MN-29 N and then turn right at the first cross street onto 30th Ave. W. Make a right turn into the Viking Plaza Mall.

If you’re approaching from the south, drive north on MN-29. On the right, you’ll pass Doolittles Woodfire Grill and Douglas County Animal Hospital. Next, turn right onto 30th Ave W and make another left into the Viking Plaza Mall.

Dr. Jenna Backowski - Shopko Optical optometrist

Jenna Backowski, O.D.

  • Ocular disease
  • Dry eye
  • Comprehensive care for all ages
  • Pre and post-operative care

Dr. Backowski gets to know patients so she can fully assess and manage their ocular health and help them meet all their vision and eye health needs. Dr. Backowski enjoys seeing patients light up when they can see clearly. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and likes to spend time with family, read, watch sports and go for walks in her free time.


North Dakota State University
University of Missouri – St. Louis

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Helping you get the best quality eye care to meet your needs is our top priority at Shopko Optical Alexandria. 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 Alexandria Shopko Optical location.
Call 320-762-8104


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



Shopko Optical in Alexandria 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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