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The Shops at North Bridge on Grand Avenue

North Bridge on Grand Avenue at BCO

Eye Doctors in Chicago, IL

Our experienced staff and eye doctors at The Shops at North Bridge offer high-tech, high accuracy, high precision experience. Our outstanding eye care stems from the sense of community we nurture and our dedication to ensuring every client feels welcome and comfortable during their visit.

The Shops at North Bridge on Grand Avenue

38 E Grand Ave,
Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 313-1610

(312) 794-2020
(312) 794-2020

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

At Big City Optical, we focus on delivering personalized eye health services that cater to your specific needs and preferences. Our primary objective is to enhance the overall client experience. With our state-of-the-art digital eye exams and 17 conveniently situated locations across the city, we guarantee that our services will be in sync with your schedule while keeping your eye safety and well-being our top priority.

Eye Exams at BCO

Eye Exams

Our commitment to providing convenience to our clients is evident in our comprehensive eye exams, available both in digital and in-person formats. During these exams, we’ll evaluate your vision, your eyes, and the surrounding structures to search for signs of any diseases that could harm your vision.

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Myopia management at BCO

Myopia Management

Myopia, or nearsightedness, frequently emerges during childhood. Although glasses can aid in vision correction, they do not address the root cause of the condition. Our team of eye doctors offer many different myopia management options, enabling us to customize a treatment plan that suits both you and your child optimally.

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Eye disease management at BCO

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical specializes in managing challenging eye conditions, whether it’s glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, or any other concern. We’re adept at addressing complex and tricky cases, ensuring you achieve comfortable vision and maintain healthy eyes for an enhanced quality of life.

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Eye emergencies at BCO

Eye Emergencies

Our facilities are fully equipped to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a loved one encounter an urgent eye issue during our operating hours, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us as soon as possible.

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Surgery Co-Management at BCO

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons in the area to guarantee that your eye health requirements are met with the utmost precision and excellence. We understand that the idea of surgery can be daunting, which is why we go the extra mile to provide comprehensive information and reassurance to our clients every step of the way.

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Eye Exams
Eye Exams at BCO

Eye Exams

Our commitment to providing convenience to our clients is evident in our comprehensive eye exams, available both in digital and in-person formats. During these exams, we’ll evaluate your vision, your eyes, and the surrounding structures to search for signs of any diseases that could harm your vision.

Learn More

Myopia Management
Myopia management at BCO

Myopia Management

Myopia, or nearsightedness, frequently emerges during childhood. Although glasses can aid in vision correction, they do not address the root cause of the condition. Our team of eye doctors offer many different myopia management options, enabling us to customize a treatment plan that suits both you and your child optimally.

Learn More

Eye Disease Management
Eye disease management at BCO

Eye Disease Management

Big City Optical specializes in managing challenging eye conditions, whether it’s glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, or any other concern. We’re adept at addressing complex and tricky cases, ensuring you achieve comfortable vision and maintain healthy eyes for an enhanced quality of life.

Learn More

Eye Emergencies
Eye emergencies at BCO

Eye Emergencies

Our facilities are fully equipped to address critical eye emergencies. If you or a loved one encounter an urgent eye issue during our operating hours, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us as soon as possible.

Learn More

Surgery Co-Management
Surgery Co-Management at BCO

Surgery Co-Management

We collaborate closely with ophthalmologists and surgeons in the area to guarantee that your eye health requirements are met with the utmost precision and excellence. We understand that the idea of surgery can be daunting, which is why we go the extra mile to provide comprehensive information and reassurance to our clients every step of the way.

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Optical

Our carefully selected range of frames, lenses, contacts, and sunglasses offers an extensive variety to suit all tastes, preferences, and vision requirements! Our optical team has meticulously chosen each frame, and we can’t wait to help you find a fresh, new look!

Glasses & Frames

With an inventory of over 700 frames, we cater to every taste and style…
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Contact Lenses

Our comprehensive contact lens evaluations guarantee a precise match and perfect fit for your eyes, ensuring…
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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

If traditional contact lenses are not suitable, we offer an extensive array of…
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Our Dedicated Team

The eye doctors and staff at The Shops at North Bridge on Grand Avenue were thoughtfully selected for their genuine empathy and unwavering dedication to the community. Our focus on nurturing a robust connection between our clients and our team significantly contributes to our exceptional levels of client satisfaction, extensive eyewear selection, and successful 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 Shops at North Bridge on Grand Avenue and its 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 or bring in your existing glasses for repair — we provide eye care that aligns with your preferences in terms of how, where, and when you need it.

Driving Directions

We are located at 38 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.

If you’re driving from the south and downtown Chicago, head north on N State Street. Turn right onto E Kinzie St and drive 0.1 miles. You’ll pass Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop immediately before turning left onto Lower Michigan Ave. Drive another 0.1 miles and turn left onto E Grand Ave. In 0.1 miles, Big City Optical will be on your right-hand side.

If you’re driving from the north, drive south on N La Salle Drive. In 1.3 miles turn left onto W Ohio St and drive 0.3 miles. You’ll see Eataly on your right-hand side. Drive 0.1 miles and turn right onto N Rush St. Take N Rush for 0.1 miles and turn right onto E Grand Ave. Our store will be on your right in 0.1 miles, just before the intersection with N Wabash Ave.