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     Contacts and Specs is a family owned luxury optical retailer in Chicago since 1982.  We have helped people all over the world in the selection of their eye wear needs in our store and through our website.  Regardless what country you call home, we are confident that we can help you find what you are looking for with the tools we have provided throughout our website as well as our expert customer support.

    Each of our opticians has over 10 years experience and are committed to providing you with unparalleled customer service in every aspect of your visit with us.  We show the best of the best in eye wear fashion through collections from all over the globe.  You want sexy? We have it. Looking for light and conservative? No problem. If you want truly bad ass fashion that pushes the envelope in eyewear design, even better!

     After 30 years in the Lakeview community, where we have developed a loyal following, we are pleased to announce the opening of two new locations in Bucktown and Logan Square.  In keeping with our passion of providing cutting-edge eyewear, we will continue to keep you sexy with the latest
eyewear trends. 

     Eye exams are available by appointment and hours vary by location.  Our Optometrists provide individualized care for all patient needs, including Lasik consultations.  Please call or email us anytime to set up an appointment. 

     If you are in Chicago or plan on visiting soon, we welcome you to come visit our stores and see for yourself. Intimate showings are available by appointment only in our private lounge on Broadway for those who wish to keep a low profile and for those who would appreciate the finest presentation and display of the finest luxury eyewear.


Contacts and Specs... The last thing you take off at night. 




773-880-5400 tel | 773-880-5406 fax 3144 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60657


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10-7
Friday, Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12-4
Wednesday Closed

773-360-1164 tel | 773-697-8137 fax 1616 n Damen | Chicago, IL 60647


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11-8
Closed Wednesday and Friday
Saturday 11-6
Sunday 12-5

773-697-9735 tel | 773-687-8678 fax 2644 n Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60647


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11-7
Closed Wednesday and Friday
Saturday 11-5
Sunday 12-4