Vision in Michigan City

Prescription Glasses, Prescription Sunglasses, and Multifocal Glasses at JCPenney Optical (Up to 81% Off)

JCPenney Optical

Multiple Locations

$290 $55

Shop stocks wide array of designer frames from brands such as Stafford, Liz Claiborne, Lulu Guinness, and Nicole Miller

$49 for $200 Worth of Prescription Eyeglasses or Prescription Sunglasses at SVS Optical Center

SVS Optical Center

Multiple Locations

$200 $49

Frames by Coach, Bebe, Ray-Ban, and Gucci hold lenses with scratch coating and UV protection or polarization

$35 for $200 Toward Prescription Eyeglasses with Designer Frames at For Eyes Optical

For Eyes Optical

Multiple Locations

$200 $35

Designer frames from Burberry, Prada, and Ray-Ban contain light, resilient Toughlites lenses with a 30-day comfort zone guarantee

$99 for an Eye Exam and $200 Towards Complete Pair of Glasses at Gailmard Eye Center ($379 Value)

Gailmard Eye Center

Munster

$379 $99

Comprehensive exams obtain exact prescriptions, while patients select from over 2,000 frames from Michael Kors, Coach, Polo, and Ray Ban

$1,999 for a LASIK Procedure for Both Eyes at LASIK Specialists LLC ($4,400 Value)

LASIK Specialists LLC

Multiple Locations

$4,400 $1,999

The doctor can reshape both corneas with his chosen laser, a quick procedure that has sharpened many patients’ vision to 20/20 or better

$30 for an Eye Exam ($45 Value) and $200 Toward Eyewear at Stanton Optical ($245 Value)

Stanton Optical

Mishawaka

$245 $30

More than 3,000 prescription glasses and sunglasses from brands such as Armani, Coach, and Nike

Prescription Eyeglasses at Chicagoland Eye Associates (Up to 81% Off). Two Options Available.

Chicagoland Eye Associates

Beverly

$200 $39

Optometrists conduct OCT exams and create glasses using frames from brands such as Ray Ban, Prada, and Jones New York

$39 for $200 Toward a Complete Pair of Prescription Glasses at VZN Eye Care ($200 Value)

VZN Eyecare

Chicago

$200 $39

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Wide selection of single-vision lenses set in basic or designer frames

$39 for an Eye Exam and $200 Toward Prescription Eyewear and Sunglasses at Smart Optical ($235 Value)

Smart Optical

Multiple Locations

$235 $39

Comprehensive eye exam with credit toward prescription eyewear and prescription sunglasses

$39 for $200 Toward a Complete Pair of Prescription Eyeglasses at Pearle Vision

Pearle Vision

Lakeview

$200 $39

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Prescription lenses set in frames by brands such as Burberry, Versace, Prada, and Ray-Ban

$1,900 for LASIK Surgery at Vision One Lasik Center ($4,400 Value)

Vision One Lasik Center

Multiple Locations

$4,400 $1,900

Experienced optometrists care for patients before, during & after procedure designed to render glasses obsolete

$39 for a Complete Eye Exam Plus $200 Off Eyeglasses at Chicago Vision Club ($259 Value)

Chicago Vision Club

Multiple Locations

$259 $39

Exam screens for astigmatism and other vision ailments, and $200 credit can be applied toward selection of designer frames

$59 for an Eye Exam and $150 Toward a Complete Pair of Prescription Glasses at Chicago Eye Care Center ($209 Value)

Chicago Eye Care Center

West Rogers Park

$209 $59

An optometrist inspects eyes to determine prescriptions and check for ailments; clients browse eyeglass frames from Stetson, D&G, and Coach

Designer Sunglasses or Prescription Glasses at Wear Eyewear (Up to 75% Off)

Wear Eyewear

Multiple Locations

$200 $50

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Team of fashion-conscious opticians fosters ocular health and outfits faces with ic! berlin, Prada, Tom Ford, and Paul Smith frames

$39 for a Complete Eye Exam with $200 Toward Prescription Glasses or Sunglasses at Boss Optical ($235 Value)

Boss Optical

Chinatown

$235 $39

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Frames from Prada, Ray-Ban, Gucci, D&G, Coach, Dior, Tom Ford, and Salvatore Ferragamo are fitted with prescription clear or tinted lenses

$59 for an Eye Exam and $175 Toward a Complete Pair of Glasses at West Loop Eye Care ($265 Value)

West Loop Eye Care

Near West Side

$265 $59

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Following a comprehensive exam, patients can choose from a variety of frames and lenses by Ray-Ban, Gucci, and Prada

$49 for an Eye Exam and $100 Toward a Complete Pair of Glasses at Family Eye Care ($155 Value)

Family Eye Care

Multiple Locations

$155 $49

Fashionable frames from brands such as Roseco Optics, Blink, and Dolce & Gabbana; digitally processed and Transitions lenses

$20 for $100 Toward a Complete Pair of Prescription Eyeglasses from All 4 Vision

All 4 Vision

Skokie

$100 $20

Vision center showcases frames from top industry brands

Eye Exam or $100 for $200 Worth of Eye-Care Services and Products from Darin L. Strako, O.D.

Darin L. Strako, O.D.

Skokie

$130 $49

Doctor with specialty in pediatric vision care and contact lenses provides eye exams or services such as contact-lens exams and fittings

$49 for $200 Toward Prescription Eyewear at Family Eye Care of Elmwood Park

Family Eye Care of Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park

$200 $49

Complete pair of eyeglasses, which includes designer frames and prescription lenses that range in price

$35 for $200 Toward Prescription Glasses or Sunglasses at Vision Central Glenview

Vision Central Glenview

Glenview

$200 $35

Optometrist fits folks for prescription glasses or sunglasses in on-trend frames by Ray Ban, Bvlgari, and Prada

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With locations throughout the Midwest, Vision Center At Meijer's eye mavens outfit more than 700 frames with lenses carefully crafted in their own laboratory to specifically suit the eyes and face of each patient. Doctors demonstrate their care for patients' eyes by making sure all of them have a precise, up-to-date prescription. The center also works to keep frame prices low to help more patients find pairs of glasses within their price ranges.

10138 Indianapolis Boulevard
Highland,
IN
US

The included eye exam will determine your visual acuity, which compares your vision to the 20/20 standard. Read on to find out what this metric really means.

20/20 Vision: An Imperfect Ratio

Possessing 20/20 vision may be considered perfect, a level of visual acuity reserved for Navy pilots and the bald eagles that train them, but in fact it's not even close to average. Developed by Dutch optometrist Hermann Snellen in the 1860s, the 20/20 standard is a somewhat arbitrary distinction. After inventing his now-iconic eye chart?which consists of lines of standardized letters that get progressively smaller?Snellen also instituted the concept of a ratio to define the clarity of a patient's vision. The denominator represents how many feet away a person of normal visual acuity could stand while still discerning the letters with the same level of clarity as the patient. In other words, 20/40 vision means the patient needs to stand 20 feet away to make out the same size letters as a person with standard vision can from 40 feet.

Because the 20/20 standard is arbitrary, many people actually have considerably better eyesight, represented by such ratios as 20/15 or 20/10. In fact, in the U.S., the average visual acuity is sharper than 20/20 until about age 60 or 70, when people's vision naturally starts to decline as their bangs finally grow past their eyes. Also, though it's useful for determining basic shortcomings of vision, an eye chart can't diagnose a proper glasses or contact prescription. To determine that, optometrists test many other factors, including depth perception, peripheral vision, x-ray vision, and focusing skills.

630 Ridge Road
Munster,
IN
US

Staffed by a medical team that includes board-certified eye surgeons as well as facial plastic surgeons, Michiana Eye Center & Facial Plastic Surgery helps patients not only improve the way they see the world but also the way the world sees them. Ophthalmologists and optometrists routinely tackle imparities such as nearsightedness and cataracts with appointments ranging from routine eye exams to laser vision correction. The center's Optical Shoppe houses highly trained opticians who help match patrons with prescription eyewear, contact lenses, or designer monocles. Clients hoping to enhance their appearances sans new eyewear can swing by for skincare services by a licensed aesthetician or plastic surgery by Dr. Adam Cohen.

401 N Michigan St
South Bend,
IN
US

With locations in 13 states across America, Stanton Optical helps clients from Georgia to California achieve better vision with prescription glasses, sunglasses, and contacts. Its shelves are stocked with more than 3,000 frames and sunglasses from high-end brands, including Coach, Calvin Klein, and Armani. Full-service onsite labs help optometrists immediately craft glasses and clone monocles without the delay of sending eyewear elsewhere. Eye exams are performed by independent eye doctors conveniently located within or adjacent to Stanton Optical stores.

5415 N Main St
Mishawaka,
IN
US

Though SEE Eyewear?s specs are only found in their stores, their designs sprout from imaginations around the world. Winner of reader's choice awards in cities ranging from San Francisco to Nashville, SEE Eyewear stocks its frames directly from fashionable frame crafters and passes on the savings of doing business at the source to customers. The company calls on fashion designers from France, Italy, and other style-conscious countries to create one-of-a-kind designs to be featured on store shelves and client faces. Before that happens, though, each potential frame goes through a rigorous design and review process to ensure its distinctiveness and quality before it can be added to the national eyewear shop?s exclusive coveted selection.

From cat-eye to horn-rimmed and perfectly round to wayfarer-inspired, the cost of each frame includes single-vision lenses, giving customers the simplicity of a flat price that doesn?t require customers to pay an extra prescription fee or mine their own bifocal quarry. SEE Eyewear also trains its staff members to be aesthetically savvy so they can find the perfect fashion-forward, vision-correcting specs for any face shape, mood, or fashion sense.

808 W Armitage Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

In 1930, Dr. Joseph Rosin and his brother, Maurice, opened a small shop on Cermak Road in Cicero. In 80 years, the shop has grown from a small family-run optometrist's office to a regionally renowned business that has sharpened the eyesight of celebrities such as Joe DiMaggio and Plácido Domingo and left its mark on the Chicago area by designing famous symbols such as Harry Caray's trademark glasses and the novelty shades that adorn the John Hancock Center. Today, Rosin Eyecare rests in the hands of the third generation of Rosins, ably helmed by brothers James and Jonathan, who continue a proud tradition of warm, personal service as they improve eyesight with high-tech LASIK and PRK treatments as well as stylish eyeglasses with scratch-resistant lenses. At 16 locations, including the newest office Long Grove, a staff of optometrists keeps optical orbs in high function with comprehensive exams, treating each patient's individual needs with products such as a contact-lens implant or a prescription safety eyewear.

1725 W Harrison St
Chicago,
IL
US

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