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Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette

Eye Doctors in Wilmette, IL

Our veteran staff and eye doctors at Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette offer a high-tech, high accuracy, high precision experience. We pride ourselves on fostering a strong community and are dedicated to ensuring every patient feels comfortable during their visit, embodying our commitment to exceptional eye care.

Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette

1515 Sheridan Rd,
Wilmette, IL 60091

(847) 380-7133

(312) 261-5503
(312) 261-5503

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

Regardless of your eye care needs, Big City Optical offers services that cater to your preferences in terms of convenience, location, inventory, and treatment approach. Our primary concern is ensuring a positive experience for our clients by prioritizing your schedule and keeping you well-informed about the status of your eye health.

Woman getting her eyes checked at Big City Optical.

Eye Exams

Alongside our standard in-person comprehensive eye examinations, we take pride in offering thorough digital eye exams, significantly enhancing appointment flexibility for our clients. During these exams, we assess your vision and closely monitor your eyes, and inform our clients along the way. We will detect and address any potential issues as they arise, and develop a plan customized to your specific needs.

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Little girl wearing purple eyeglasses

Myopia Management

Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, frequently develops in childhood. While glasses can effectively correct myopic vision, they do not address the root cause of the issue. Our team of eye doctors offers a variety of myopia management options, allowing us to tailor highly effective treatment plans for your child.

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Eye doctor giving elderly man an eye check-up at Big City Optical.

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical excels at effectively managing complex and elusive eye conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye, and macular degeneration. No matter the challenges you and your family face, we assure you that we will deliver clear vision and healthy eyes.

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Eye doctor applying gauze to the patient's eye.

Eye Emergencies

All of our facilities are fully prepared to manage critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member encounter an eye-related emergency during our operating hours, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us immediately.

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Eye doctor explaining surgery co-management to a patient.

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons to ensure that your eye health needs are seamlessly met. We understand that the idea of surgery can be intimidating, which is why we make sure to provide everything our cle need for an easy, effective procedure.

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Eye Exams
Woman getting her eyes checked at Big City Optical.

Eye Exams

Alongside our standard in-person comprehensive eye examinations, we take pride in offering thorough digital eye exams, significantly enhancing appointment flexibility for our clients. During these exams, we assess your vision and closely monitor your eyes, and inform our clients along the way. We will detect and address any potential issues as they arise, and develop a plan customized to your specific needs.

Learn More

Myopia Management
Little girl wearing purple eyeglasses

Myopia Management

Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, frequently develops in childhood. While glasses can effectively correct myopic vision, they do not address the root cause of the issue. Our team of eye doctors offers a variety of myopia management options, allowing us to tailor highly effective treatment plans for your child.

Learn More

Eye Disease Management
Eye doctor giving elderly man an eye check-up at Big City Optical.

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical excels at effectively managing complex and elusive eye conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye, and macular degeneration. No matter the challenges you and your family face, we assure you that we will deliver clear vision and healthy eyes.

Learn More

Eye Emergencies
Eye doctor applying gauze to the patient's eye.

Eye Emergencies

All of our facilities are fully prepared to manage critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member encounter an eye-related emergency during our operating hours, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us immediately.

Learn More

Surgery Co-Management
Eye doctor explaining surgery co-management to a patient.

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons to ensure that your eye health needs are seamlessly met. We understand that the idea of surgery can be intimidating, which is why we make sure to provide everything our cle need for an easy, effective procedure.

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Optical

We offer a diverse and carefully chosen array of frames, lenses, contacts, and sunglasses to cater to every taste, preference, and fashion choice! Our optical team has meticulously selected each frame and is dedicated to assisting you in finding a pair that you’ll absolutely love.

Glasses & Frames

Featuring an extensive collection of 700+ frames, we accommodate a wide range of tastes…
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Contact Lenses

Our thorough contact lens assessments assure a precise and comfortable fit tailored to your…
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Sunglasses

Sunglasses play a vital role in shielding your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays, preventing potential…
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Specialty Lenses

For when traditional contact lenses just can’t get the job done, we offer a diverse range of…
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Our Dedicated Team

Big City Optical meticulously chooses its eye doctors and staff for their sincere empathy and strong dedication to the community. Building a robust connection between our cleints and team is our top priority — and is the fundamental factor that drives our high patient satisfaction, diverse eyewear selection, and effective treatment solutions.

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

We are proud to support the people of Wilmette and New Trier Township and their surrounding communities, including Northbrook, Glencoe, Winnetka, Northfield, Evanston, Morton Grove, Glenview, Skokie, Rogers Park, Lincolnwood, Niles, Park Ridge, Edgewater, Highland Park, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Norridge, Schiller Park, Franklin Park, Logan Square, Oak Park, Bannockburn, and more. Book an appointment with your eye doctor today!

Driving Directions

We are located at 1515 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091.

If you’re coming from the south, head northwest on Green Bay Rd. Take a right onto Wilmette Ave. In 0.2 miles, you’ll see Torino on your lefthand side. Drive another 0.5 miles, and turn right onto Westerfield Dr. In 0.1 miles turn left, and Big City Optical will be in the plaza on your left, just before the Sheridan Rd intersection.

If you’re coming from the northwest, drive southeast on Sheridan Rd. Drive along the scenic Lake Michigan shoreway until you reach the Plaza del Lago shopping mall. Drive another 0.1 miles, and turn right onto Westerfield Dr, and take the first right in less than 0.1 miles. Our store is the first building on your left-hand side.