Serving the Gurnee and Wheeling Communities of Illinois.

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Welcome to Affordable Optical. We have been in business since 1992, specializing in providing the best eye-wear, eyeglasses, frames, contact lenses, and optometry services at the best prices.
Most jobs are done within 1 Hour.

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Our Services

We offer complete optical services. We'll correctly match your vision to a wide selection of frames and contacts in our stores. When looking for fashion eyewear, children's glasses, a pair just for sports or specialty glasses, we are always current with today's trends.

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Insurance We Accept

The cost of routine eye exams and prescription eyewear can be of real concern, especially for large families. We accept a number of insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs. Click "More" to see just some of the plans that we accept.

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Our Brands

We offer a large selection of eyeglasses, contact lenses and designer frames and sunglasses. We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials including titanium, stainless steel and plastic.


Service You Deserve!

You will not believe your eyes when you explore the vast assortment of designer eyewear at Affordable Optical. We specialize in hard to fill, unusual eyeglass prescriptions and custom eyewear tailored to the individual. Our unique eyewear collection and professional service has made us a local favorite.