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1953 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL

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  • Wheelchair Accessible

Business Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

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They have an Amazing selection of eyeglasses here in La Grange area or anywhere in the south and west suburbs. Check them out!!

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Medical and Vision Insurance plans

Aetna PPO Only
Aetna PPO Only
Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois
Cigna PPO Only
Cigna PPO Only
Cigna Vision
Cigna Vision
Eye Med
Eye Med
Eyemed Vision Care
Eyemed Vision Care
FEP Blue Vision
FEP Blue Vision
Guardian
Guardian
Humana Vision (VCP)
Humana Vision (VCP)
Metlife Vision
Metlife Vision
Superior Vision
Superior Vision
VSP
VSP
VSP Individual Vision Plans
VSP Individual Vision Plans
Davis Vision
Davis Vision

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Dr. Elizabeth Casper  eye doctor

Dr. Elizabeth Casper
O. D.

Dr. Casper graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science. She then attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-School of Optometry where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 2021.During her time at... Show More

Dr. Casper graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science. She then attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-School of Optometry where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 2021.

During her time at MCPHS, Dr. Casper was an active member of the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) and was elected president of the group in her third year. She and the other members of SVOSH provided vision screenings at local churches for low income individuals in the community and also provided vision screenings at Special Olympics events. Giving back to the community is something that she is extremely passionate about and wants to continue throughout her career.

Dr. Casper has state board certifications in Illinois and is an active member of the Illinois Optometric Association. She was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and is excited to be practicing in the place that she calls home.

On her days off, Dr. Casper enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. You can find her in the kitchen trying out new recipes or out on the golf course trying to become a decent golfer. No matter what the activity is, Dr. Casper is always excited to try something new.

      Dr. Randall Ricketts  eye doctor

      Dr. Randall Ricketts
      O.D.

      Owner | Chief Vision MechanicDr. Ricketts attended The University of Wisconsin and pursued a major in chemistry. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree, he continued his education at the Illinois College of Optometry, earning a Doctorate of Optometry... Show More

      Owner | Chief Vision Mechanic

      Dr. Ricketts attended The University of Wisconsin and pursued a major in chemistry. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree, he continued his education at the Illinois College of Optometry, earning a Doctorate of Optometry in 1990.

      He also attended Vandercook College of Music for a year. While attending the Illinois College of Optometry Dr. Ricketts completed many internships: Primary Care, Ocular Emergencies, Vision Therapy and Low Vision at the Illinois Eye Institute.

      He has State Board Certifications in Illinois and Ohio; and is Therapeutically Licensed by the National Board of Optometry for the treatment of Ocular Diseases.

      While practicing Optometry in Chicago for over twenty years, Dr. Ricketts has had the privilege of helping many amazing people. Offering continual care and service to “old friends”, while meeting new people everyday is what makes his job so great.

      Dr. Ricketts has established Eye Mechanix to be integrated into the community by donating services and forging partnerships with many Chicago not-for-profit organizations.

      Sam I am! Although I don't particularly like green eggs and ham, I do like looking into green eyes, or brown or blue... It was on my first visit to the optometrist where I figured out what I wanted to do. There was no looking back and no hesitation between Thing 1 or Thing 2.

      I still love Optometry, with the daily mix of interactions and the constant evolution of health, optics, science and technology. On days off, I like to spend time away from the crowds; biking, camping, fishing and hiking with family.

      We Asked Dr. Ricketts Some Questions...

      Q & A

      Q. Would you like to be famous? In what way?

      I was a Musician many many years ago so i would love to perform again on stage

      Q. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?

      Wake up to the sun shining – have a coffee and spend time with family; talking, walking, gardening etc.- and then sitting at the end of the day, watching the sun set. Waking up on a beach having lunch or boating in the Ocean

      Q. For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

      Family and Great Friends

      Q. If you could go back to anytime in history, where would you go?

      The 80’s. I was younger and the music was great

      Q. Do you hit the snooze button or wake up immediately?

      Hit the snooze

      Q. Where’s the next place on your travel bucket list and why?

      Costa Rica…The jungle and beach

      This or That?

      Cat / Dog

      While walking: Music / Podcasts

      Cake / Pie

      Swimming / Sunbathing

      High-tech / Low-tech

      Big Party / Small Gathering

      What’s worse: Laundry / Dishes?

      Jogging / Hiking BOTH

      Hamburger / Taco BOTH

      At a movie: Candy / Popcorn

      Car / Truck

      Pen / Pencil

      Winter / Summer

      Mac / PC

          Eye Mechanix - Chicago near you

          WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY DETAIL COUNTS!

          Our unique one-on-one approach to patient care helps improve your sight and... Show More

          WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY DETAIL COUNTS!

          Our unique one-on-one approach to patient care helps improve your sight and quality of life, and can help bolster your confidence with eyewear that perfectly suits your unique personality and features! Eyewear is so much more than a medical device—you need to feel comfortable and confident wearing that new great pair of glasses or contact lenses. And we’ll make sure of that! So pop on over, bring your dog along, park for free and let’s get started!

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          Our Frames

          Andy Wolf
          Andy Wolf
          Art Optical
          Art Optical
          Booth & Bruce
          Booth & Bruce
          Cinzia
          Cinzia
          Crizal
          Crizal
          Crizal Prevencia
          Crizal Prevencia
          db4k
          db4k
          De Stijl
          De Stijl
          Dolabany
          Dolabany
          Essedue
          Essedue
          Etnia Barcelona
          Etnia Barcelona
          Europa
          Europa
          Garrett Leight
          Garrett Leight
          Geek Eyewear
          Geek Eyewear
          Hilco
          Hilco
          Iyoko Inyake
          Iyoko Inyake
          Kame Man Nen
          Kame Man Nen
          Liberty Sport
          Liberty Sport
          Life is Good
          Life is Good
          Masanuga
          Masanuga
          Masunaga
          Masunaga
          Matsuda
          Matsuda
          Michael Ryen
          Michael Ryen
          Morel
          Morel
          Nano Vista
          Nano Vista
          NaturalVue
          NaturalVue
          Oliver Goldsmith
          Oliver Goldsmith
          Onrico
          Onrico
          Orgreen
          Orgreen
          OVVO
          OVVO
          Plein les Mirettes
          Plein les Mirettes
          Plume Paris
          Plume Paris
          ProDesign
          ProDesign
          RecSpecs
          RecSpecs
          Rodenstock
          Rodenstock
          Roger
          Roger
          Scott Harris
          Scott Harris
          Shamir
          Shamir
          Silhouette
          Silhouette
          State
          State
          Struktur
          Struktur
          Tarian
          Tarian
          Varilux
          Varilux
          Vera Bradley
          Vera Bradley
          WOOW
          WOOW
          Youpi Eyewear
          Youpi Eyewear
          Zowee Wow
          Zowee Wow

          Our Contact Lenses

          AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde
          AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde
          Biotrue ONEday
          Biotrue ONEday
          PureVision2
          PureVision2
          Biofinity® Toric
          Biofinity® Toric
          FreshLook® COLORBLENDS
          FreshLook® COLORBLENDS
          ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM
          ACUVUE OASYS® for ASTIGMATISM
          ACUVUE VITA®
          ACUVUE VITA®
          AIR OPTIX® AQUA Multifocal
          AIR OPTIX® AQUA Multifocal
          MyDay® toric
          MyDay® toric
          AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism
          AIR OPTIX® for Astigmatism
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA
          NaturalVue® Multifocal 1 Day
          NaturalVue® Multifocal 1 Day
          AIR OPTIX® COLORS
          AIR OPTIX® COLORS
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus
          DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal
          DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal
          DAILIES TOTAL1® Water Gradient
          DAILIES TOTAL1® Water Gradient
          FreshLook® COLORS
          FreshLook® COLORS
          PureVision2 Toric For Astigmatism
          PureVision2 Toric For Astigmatism
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Presbyopia
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Presbyopia
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus Multifocal
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus Multifocal
          AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY AQUA
          AIR OPTIX® NIGHT & DAY AQUA
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus Toric
          DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus Toric
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA Multifocal for Astigmatism
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA Multifocal for Astigmatism
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism
          Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Astigmatism
          Biotrue ONEday for Astigmatism
          Biotrue ONEday for Astigmatism
          Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia
          Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia
          PureVision
          PureVision
          PureVision Multi-Focal
          PureVision Multi-Focal
          PureVision Toric For Astigmatism
          PureVision Toric For Astigmatism
          PureVision2 Multi-Focal For Presbyopia
          PureVision2 Multi-Focal For Presbyopia
          NaturalVue® Sphere 1 Day
          NaturalVue® Sphere 1 Day
          Avaira Vitality™
          Avaira Vitality™
          Clariti™ 1-day Multifocal
          Clariti™ 1-day Multifocal
          Avaira Vitality™ Toric
          Avaira Vitality™ Toric
          Biofinity® XR
          Biofinity® XR
          Biofinity® Multifocal
          Biofinity® Multifocal
          Biofinity Energys™
          Biofinity Energys™
          Biofinity®
          Biofinity®
          Clariti™ 1-day Toric
          Clariti™ 1-day Toric
          Clariti™ 1-day (sphere)
          Clariti™ 1-day (sphere)
          Proclear® 1 day
          Proclear® 1 day
          1-DAY ACUVUE® DEFINE®
          1-DAY ACUVUE® DEFINE®
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST for ASTIGMATISM
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST for ASTIGMATISM
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST Multifocal
          1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST Multifocal
          1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye®
          1-DAY ACUVUE® TruEye®
          ACUVUE OASYS® 1-Day for Astigmatism
          ACUVUE OASYS® 1-Day for Astigmatism
          ACUVUE OASYS® 1-Day with HydraLuxe
          ACUVUE OASYS® 1-Day with HydraLuxe
          ACUVUE OASYS® 2-Week
          ACUVUE OASYS® 2-Week
          ACUVUE OASYS® with Transitions
          ACUVUE OASYS® with Transitions
          ACUVUE VITA® for Astigmatism
          ACUVUE VITA® for Astigmatism
          AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde Multifocal
          AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde Multifocal
          FreshLook® DIMENSIONS
          FreshLook® DIMENSIONS
          Precision1
          Precision1
          Biofinity® XR Toric
          Biofinity® XR Toric
          MyDay®
          MyDay®
          AIR OPTIX® AQUA
          AIR OPTIX® AQUA

          Patient Reviews

          Victor T.

          Google review

          Beautiful selection of unique glasses! Marie and Veronica were great at helping me find the perfect frames. Won't go anywhere else! 💯

          Jennifer M.

          Google review

          To say I’m happy with Dr. Ruiz at Eye Mechanix is an understatement. He may have actually saved our son’s vision. When we brought our son in for what we thought was a regular eye exam and prescription update, Dr. Ruiz caught that our son might be starting to get a lazy eye. He referred us to a specialist who was impressed that Dr. Ruiz caught the abnormality because it was so subtle. The specialist told us that because this was caught early, our son’s vision in his one eye can be worked on and if it we had waited much longer, his brain may have started to turn his eye “off”, essentially losing vision in that eye. I am so grateful to Dr. Ruiz. Not only did he catch my son’s impending vision issue but he has a great bedside manner. He and my son loved chatting about Minecraft during their visit. Which certainly made my son LOVE going to the eye doctor.

          g t.

          Google review

          Unparalleled selection of stylish eyewear and experienced staff that knows what to do!

          Dan Y.

          Google review

          I do not think I have been to another business locally or anywhere else with the incredible customer service Eye Mechanix La Grange has. My son is new to wearing glasses, has bent them, broken them, and all else under the sun yet each time the folks there greeted us with a smile and full understanding. I am so glad I found these guys. And I have never found a different store to fit my glasses as perfectly as they have.

          Dave P.

          Google review

          Great place, truly personalized service, bought a great pair of sunglasses for less than I thought I would pay, plus they actually fitted them to my head. Don't go anywhere else, you won't be nearly as happy when you leave.

          Andrew M.

          Google review

          Superior experience for the entire Family! Friendly office, excellent doctors and a very diverse selection of frames. Highly recommend Eye Mechanix of LaGrange to everyone.

          Leslie H.

          Google review

          Wonderful selection of glasses! I am so happy they are in La Grange. Both times I visited they helped me select frames! I love getting help with this. I was also happy to see an employee who I used to work with at another place, she has the best taste in selecting eyeware!

          Damir P.

          Google review

          Best Eye exam with any Optometrist I’ve ever had. They really helped me pick out an awesome pair of eyeglasses. They have an amazing selection of glasses. Highly recommend!!

          Mike T.

          Google review

          My girlfriend suggested as I had an issue with my eyelid. He had an opening on the day I called. He was very friendly, explained my situation, and gave me some meds to address the situation. At the end, he handed me his card and said if i had any problems after 3 weeks to call him. I highly suggest him.

          andy

          Google review

          They have an Amazing selection of eyeglasses here in La Grange area or anywhere in the south and west suburbs. Check them out!!