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Shopko Optical Opens New Center in Aurora, Illinois

March 22, 2021

Optical center brings patient-centric care and eyewear to Aurora 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 Aurora, Illinois. The new center, opening March 22, is located at 1167 N Eola Road. Bodie Godwin, O.D. will provide patients with comprehensive eye care services, including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.

“We are very proud to be a part of the Aurora community. This new location will allow us to continue our mission in providing residents with the professional eye care they need,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “Dr. Godwin and his team will provide a convenient and satisfying experience for all patients.”

Dr. Godwin graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry and specializes in primary eye care and contact lenses.

In addition, Shopko Optical’s Kids in Focus program will work with Aurora’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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