Welcome to Marketplace Vision

We are a state-of-the-art independent Chicago Optometrist!

Dr. Toader is a respected and highly rated Chicago optometrist. We can diagnose and manage ocular diseases including chronic dry eye, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes, macular degeneration and more.

Best Professionals

Our team of highly trained doctors, with countless hours of experience, is here to give you the best medical service possible.

Comprehensive Exams

We perform multiple vision tests in order to do a complete evaluation of the health of your eyes and your vision.

Modern Equipment

Retinal imaging provided by OPTOS Daytona assists the doctor to detect, diagnose, and treat retinal disease.

Eye Wear Gallery

A curated hand-picked collection of everyday wear's that will have you turning heads. Trust our expert opticians to find the right specs for you.

Amazing doctors and advanced proven technology will keep your eyes feeling great!

Marketplace Vision is committed to creating an environment where you can feel comfortable addressing all of your eye care needs whether that be needing contact lenses or finding that perfect pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses. We also partner with Kraff Eye Institute in co-managing LASIK and laser vision correction.

Meet the Team

Highly trained professionals ready to provide the best treatment, be gentle and give you a pleasant experience.

Dr. Simona M. Toader


Dr. Toader’s clinical interests include sports vision, pediatric eye care, vision therapy, and refractive surgery.

Dr. Eric A. Baas

Optometrist, FAAO

Dr. Baas teaches practice management at ICO, and serves as the team optometrist for UIC.

Marius Toader


Marius handles the administrative tasks and activities that are part of the daily operations of a business.

Ruben Merkado

Office Manager

Ruben is our Office Manager/Optician. Hand-picks all the frames and handles all the insurance billing for the practice.

Patient Testimonials

I have enthusiastically recommended Dr. Toades to a number of friends and coworkers. She's absolutely incredible!

Alexandra F.


Dr. Toader is amazing. Extremely knowledgeable and excellent at explaining all of the details in layman's terms.

Russel S.


This is easily the best optical shop I've ever experienced. Marketplace has a truly notable selection of designer frames, the best.

Johanna S.


Very friendly and thorough service & exam. My go-to for annual vision needs!

Rob R.


Contact Us

We would love to talk to you!


1306 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607


Mon: 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Tue: 10:00AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu: 10:00PM - 7:00PM
Fri: 10:00PM - 4:00 PM
Sat: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sun: Closed


(312) 455-1306


[email protected]

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