Rx Optical opened its 49th Michigan location today in Grand Rapids at 2000 East Beltline NE. The new office is located in The Village at Knapp’s Crossing, in front of D&W Fresh Market. This location features an extensive line of name brand frames including: Oakley, OGI, Paul Smith, Chloé, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, Burberry, Alain Mikli, Columbia Sun, Nike, Ray Ban, Coach, DKNY, Prada, Ralph, Polo, Tiffany and more.
All glasses are manufactured at Rx Optical’s surfacing and finishing laboratory in Kalamazoo. Eyeglasses and contact lenses are delivered to all 52 Rx Optical locations each night by their own couriers. Rx Optical employs a team of insurance specialists that work with virtually all vision insurance providers. Eye exams are available with Doctors of Optometry and eyewear is designed and dispensed by Certified Opticians.
Rx Optical takes great pride in creating Michigan jobs and supporting Michigan’s economy. The Knapp’s Crossing office is furnished with Herman Miller office solutions, a Zeeland, MI based furniture company, along with custom made fixtures and frame boards from Kalamazoo Custom Woodwork. Rx Optical purchases their office supplies for all 52 of their locations and corporate office from Meijer and use only Ford and GM vehicles for their fleet.
Rx Optical’s headquarters remain in Kalamazoo where they began in 1947. Incorporated in May of 1966, Rx Optical is one of the oldest optical companies in Michigan. They rank #30 in the United States and are one of the largest privately held optical retailers in the country with 52 locations in Michigan and Indiana.