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Evanston on Church Street

Eye Doctors in Evanston, IL

Our experienced staff offers a high-tech, high accuracy, high precision experience. The exceptional eye care we provide is built upon the community goodwill we foster and our commitment to making each patient feel at home during their visit.

Evanston on Church Street

811 Church St,
Evanston, IL 60201

(847) 916-0237

(847) 425-0086
(847) 425-0086

Hours

Monday: 9:00AM–6:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM–6:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM–6:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM–6:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Sunday: Closed

Services

Big City Optical provides services that cater to your preferences in terms of availability, location, and timing. Whether you need a comprehensive eye exam or help selecting a smashing pair of glasses that fits your style, we’ll make sure you feel cared for every step of the way.

Woman undergoing comprehensive eye exam

Eye Exams

We offer in-person and digital comprehensive eye exams, which significantly enhances the flexibility we offer to our patients. During these exams, we assess your vision and closely examine your eyes and vision, identifying any potential issues or concerns.

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Kid wearing glasses

Myopia Management

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a prevalent condition that typically manifests during childhood. Although glasses can aid in vision correction, they don’t effectively address the root causes of myopia. Our team of highly trained eye doctors offers a range of myopia management options, allowing us to tailor the most suitable treatment plan for both you and your child.

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Eye Disease Management at Big City Optical

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical is highly proficient in managing a variety of eye conditions including glaucoma, dry eye, and macular degeneration. We specialize in tackling challenging and early emergent cases, ensuring you achieve clear vision and maintain optimal eye health for a more comfortable and enhanced quality of life.

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Eye Emergencies at Big City Optical

Eye Emergencies

All our facilities are well-prepared to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member are facing an eye-related crisis within our operating hours, please contact us promptly. We are better equipped to handle critical eye health situations than a typical hospital ER.

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Surgery Co-Management at Big City Optical

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons to guarantee that your eye health needs are met with seamless and exceptional care. We understand that the idea of surgery can be daunting, and that’s why we go the extra mile to educate and reassure our clients throughout the entire process.

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Eye Exams
Woman undergoing comprehensive eye exam

Eye Exams

We offer in-person and digital comprehensive eye exams, which significantly enhances the flexibility we offer to our patients. During these exams, we assess your vision and closely examine your eyes and vision, identifying any potential issues or concerns.

Learn More

Myopia Management
Kid wearing glasses

Myopia Management

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a prevalent condition that typically manifests during childhood. Although glasses can aid in vision correction, they don’t effectively address the root causes of myopia. Our team of highly trained eye doctors offers a range of myopia management options, allowing us to tailor the most suitable treatment plan for both you and your child.

Learn More

Eye Disease Management
Eye Disease Management at Big City Optical

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical is highly proficient in managing a variety of eye conditions including glaucoma, dry eye, and macular degeneration. We specialize in tackling challenging and early emergent cases, ensuring you achieve clear vision and maintain optimal eye health for a more comfortable and enhanced quality of life.

Learn More

Eye Emergencies
Eye Emergencies at Big City Optical

Eye Emergencies

All our facilities are well-prepared to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member are facing an eye-related crisis within our operating hours, please contact us promptly. We are better equipped to handle critical eye health situations than a typical hospital ER.

Learn More

Surgery Co-Management
Surgery Co-Management at Big City Optical

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons to guarantee that your eye health needs are met with seamless and exceptional care. We understand that the idea of surgery can be daunting, and that’s why we go the extra mile to educate and reassure our clients throughout the entire process.

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Optical

We offer a broad and carefully curated range of frames, lenses, contacts, and sunglasses. This selection guarantees that we can satisfy the diverse tastes, preferences, and vision requirements of our clients. Our optical team, comprised of dedicated and experienced eye doctors and opticians, has meticulously selected each frame based on what is trending and fashionable.

Glasses & Frames

With a collection of over 700 frames, we cater to all tastes and styles, ensuring there’s something…
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Contact Lenses

Our contact lens examinations guarantee a perfect match and comfortable fit for your eyes. We provide a great selection of hassle-free contacts, including daily disposables.

Sunglasses

Safeguard your eyes from the sun’s UV rays with a touch of style. Choose from a diverse selection of designer brands and discover a look that reflects your personality and facial structure.

Specialty Lenses

We offer an extensive array of alternatives for patients who are unable to use conventional contact…
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Our Dedicated Team

The eye doctors and staff at Big City Optical were carefully selected for their authentic empathy and deep ties to the community. We strive to understand you and your way of life, ensuring our care is personalized, community-oriented, and exceptionally effective. Your trust in our team to provide superior care is of utmost importance to us.

Dr. Alla Malishkevich, OD

Dr. Alla Malishkevich, OD

Dr. Charu Patel, O.D.

Charu Patel, O.D.

Dr. Christine Ngo O.D.

Christine Ngo, O.D.

Dr. Dawn Lee, O.D

Dawn Lee, O.D.

Dr. George Constantinopoulos, O.D

George Constantinopoulos, O.D.

Jason Weubbe, O.D.

Jason Weubbe, O.D.

Dr. Jeress Pendleton, O.D.

Jeress Pendleton, O.D.

Dr. Jessica Islam, O.D., M.P.H

Jessica Islam, O.D., M.P.H

Dr. Larisa Shleyfer-Vishnevskiy, O.D

Larisa Shleyfer-Vishnevskiy, O.D.

Dr. Maher Asim, O.D

Maher Asim, O.D.

Mujahid Sueed, O.D.

Mujahid Saeed, O.D.

Dr. Rasa Tamulavichus, O.D

Rasa Tamulavichus, O.D.

Dr. Richard Schrenzel, O.D

Richard Schrenzel, O.D.

Dr. Yesenia Magallanes, O.D

Yesenia Magallanes, O.D.

Vision Insurance? Medical Insurance? We Take It!

We want to offer Chicago the best optical and eye exams — and make them as accessible as possible. We accept a wide range of vision insurance and medical insurance plans: look for yours below, or feel free to call us so we can make the most of your benefits!

Proudly Serving

Big City Optical’s eye doctors and optical staff are proud to serve Evanston and the North Shore region along Lake Michigan, along with its surrounding neighborhoods. This includes Kenilworth, Wilmette, Skokie, Rogers Park, Lincolnwood, Glenview, Northfield, Northbrook, Highland Park, Logan Square, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Prospect, Prospect Heights, and more. We are a one-stop-shop for checkups, eyewear, and eye care!

Driving Directions

We are located at 811 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201, United States.

If you are coming from the north, take I-94 E south to exit 34A, and follow Skokie Rd for 2.1 miles. You will pass the California Pizza Kitchen at Old Orchard on your right. Keep driving another 0.4 miles, then turn left onto Golf Rd. Drive 2.4 miles, and turn right onto Ashbury Ave, and in 0.3 miles turn left onto Church St. We are located 0.2 miles down Church St on the left.

If you’re driving from the south, start at the Dollop Coffee & The Hoosier Mama Pie Company and drive north on Chicago Ave. After 1.0 miles, turn left onto David St and drive 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Benson Ave, and then take the next right onto Church St. Our store is located in the first plaza on the left, right next to the Habibi In Mediterranean Grill.