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Streeterville on Ontario Street

Streeterville On Ontario Location at BCO

Eye Doctors in Chicago, IL

Our highly skilled team provides exceptionally accurate eye care using cutting-edge technology and a client-focused philosophy. Whether you’re selecting a fashionable pair of eyeglasses from our wide array of over 700 frames or are seeking assistance for an eye condition, our eye doctors at Big City Optical excel at creating a welcoming and pleasant experience.

Streeterville on Ontario Street

227 E Ontario St,
Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 779-1982

(312) 643-2019
(312) 643-2019

Hours

Monday: 10:00AM–7:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM–7:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM–7:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM–7:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Sunday: Closed

Services

Big City Optical specializes in tailoring our services to address your unique eye health needs. We’ll ensure our services align with your schedule and prioritize your needs above all else, because you deserve nothing else than eye care how, where, and when you want it.

Eye exams at BCO

Eye Exams

We take pride in offering both digital and in-person comprehensive eye exams, which helps make our assessment options significantly more convenient for our client. During these exams, we assess your vision, closely monitor your eyes and the adjacent area, and identify any possible issues or concerns before they cause serious problems.

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Myopia management at BCO

Myopia Management

Myopia, commonly referred to as nearsightedness, frequently manifests during childhood. Although glasses can effectively correct vision for those with myopia, they do not fix the root cause. Our team of eye doctors offer a range of myopia management strategies, allowing us to create a treatment plan that’s most effective for your child.

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Eye disease management at BCO

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical specializes in managing the most challenging and evasive eye conditions, be it glaucoma, dry eye, or macular degeneration. Regardless of the issues impacting your eyes, we guarantee we will provide you with the clear vision and healthy eyes necessary for a comfortable and enhanced quality of life.

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Eye emergencies at BCO

Eye Emergencies

All of our facilities are fully prepared to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member is going through an urgent eye-related situation during our operating hours, please contact us immediately.

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Surgery Co-Management

Surgery Co-Management

Our collaboration with the top ophthalmologists and surgeons in the area helps us ensure that your eye health needs are addressed with the utmost care. We understand that the prospect of surgery can be daunting, and we make it a priority to provide thorough information and continuous reassurance to our clients throughout the entire process.

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Eye Exams
Eye exams at BCO

Eye Exams

We take pride in offering both digital and in-person comprehensive eye exams, which helps make our assessment options significantly more convenient for our client. During these exams, we assess your vision, closely monitor your eyes and the adjacent area, and identify any possible issues or concerns before they cause serious problems.

Learn More

Myopia Management
Myopia management at BCO

Myopia Management

Myopia, commonly referred to as nearsightedness, frequently manifests during childhood. Although glasses can effectively correct vision for those with myopia, they do not fix the root cause. Our team of eye doctors offer a range of myopia management strategies, allowing us to create a treatment plan that’s most effective for your child.

Learn More

Eye Disease Management
Eye disease management at BCO

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical specializes in managing the most challenging and evasive eye conditions, be it glaucoma, dry eye, or macular degeneration. Regardless of the issues impacting your eyes, we guarantee we will provide you with the clear vision and healthy eyes necessary for a comfortable and enhanced quality of life.

Learn More

Eye Emergencies
Eye emergencies at BCO

Eye Emergencies

All of our facilities are fully prepared to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a family member is going through an urgent eye-related situation during our operating hours, please contact us immediately.

Learn More

Surgery Co-Management
Surgery Co-Management

Surgery Co-Management

Our collaboration with the top ophthalmologists and surgeons in the area helps us ensure that your eye health needs are addressed with the utmost care. We understand that the prospect of surgery can be daunting, and we make it a priority to provide thorough information and continuous reassurance to our clients throughout the entire process.

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Optical

Our collection encompasses a carefully chosen array of frames, lenses, contacts, and sunglasses, ensuring there’s something to suit every taste, preference, and vision requirement! Our optical team has personally selected each frame, and they’ll assist you in finding a pair you’re sure to love.

Glasses & Frames

With a selection of over 700 frames, we cater to a variety of diverse tastes and styles to ensure…
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Contact Lenses

Our comprehensive contact lens exams guarantee a precise fit and perfect match for your…
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Sunglasses

Sunglasses serve as crucial protection against the sun’s UV rays, safeguarding your eyes from long-term…
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Specialty Lenses

For those who are unable to use standard contact lenses, we provide a wide array of choices to assist in correcting vision…
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Our Dedicated Team

The eye doctors and staff at our Streeterville office were selected with great care for their genuine empathy and deep-rooted community commitment. We prioritize fostering a strong bond between our client and our team, which is a fundamental reason our care stands out in terms of client satisfaction, eyewear selection, and 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

Big City Optical is proud to serve the people of Streeterville and the surrounding Chicago neighborhoods, including the Near North Side, Cabrini-Green, River West, Fulton Market, West Loop Gate, New East Side, Magnificent Mile, Old Town, Bucktown, Wicker Park, West Garfield Park, West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen, Chinatown, and the downtown area. Schedule an appointment today!

Driving Directions

We are located at 227 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611.

If you’re coming from the south and downtown, head north on I-90 W and take exit 51H for I-290 W. Drive 0.6 miles and then take exit 51I. Head east on IL-110 E for 0.4 miles until it turns into W Ida B. Wells Dr. In another 0.4 miles you will see Blaze Pizza on your right. Continue 0.3 miles and turn onto S Columbus Dr. Take S Columbus Dr north for 1.2 miles and turn left onto E Ontario St. At the intersection, you’ll see LYFE Kitchen on the far corner. Drive another 0.1 miles and Big City Optical will be on your left.

If you’re coming from the north, drive south on US Hwy 41 S and take the exit toward Ontario St. The exit ramp will merge onto N Lake Shore Dr, where you’ll pass the W Chicago – Lakeshore hotel. In 0.1 miles, turn right onto E Ontario St. Drive 0.2 miles and you’ll pass Buona – Streeterville on your left. Continue for another 0.2 miles, and our store will be on the left-hand side.