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Color Blindness Can Affect Learning: Take Our Color Blind Test For Kids

May 29, 2017
Imagine sitting down to play 'Go Fish' with some friends. However, this game requires you to match similar colors, and you are the only one at the table that is color blind. You can’t tell which is the red card or the blue card and after a few games, you simply give up, because you feel cheated. Now imagine sitting through school, trying to […]
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Modern Eyeglass Lenses Are Powered By Technology

May 25, 2017
What is it about modern glasses that make them so useful? The obvious answer would be enhanced vision. But, what else can they offer? As technology across the globe evolves, so does the technology used in eyeglass lenses. From helping transition from high to low light and vice versa to helping people stay safe while driving at night, […]
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What Makes Da Vinci Eyeglass Lenses Different?

May 22, 2017
Da Vinci eyeglass lenses truly epitomize 'Vision For Life.' Like anything else, vision needs can vary depending on age. There are no one-size-fits-all eyeglass lenses. The Da Vinci lens series provides a premium solution for all ages. No matter the specific vision need or lifestage you're in, there is a powerful and effective Da Vinci lens […]
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Keep Your Eyes Open for Exclusive Designer Frames from Bard Optical

May 18, 2017
You already know that Bard Optical has the best selection of designer glasses anywhere in Illinois. But, soon, you'll find out that Bard Optical has the best EXCLUSIVE designer frames anywhere! Bard Optical is hard at work developing the best possible solutions to those who need vision improvement. That includes an exclusive fashion-forward […]
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Fight Computer Eye Strain with Clear Blue Lenses

May 15, 2017
It's time to stare a dramatic fact in its face: Americans spend more than 10 hours in front of a screen each day. That is ... a lot. But, it's not hard to see why: most office jobs involve hours in front of a laptop. We're increasingly dependent on our smartphones for everything from breaking news to the mindless scrolling of newsfeeds. TV […]
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Kids, Put Those Designer Reading Glasses On and Hit the Books!

May 11, 2017
While "the day I found out I needed glasses" is unlikely to appear on any child's list of favorite memories, glasses have a majory positive impact on a child's life! For example, poor vision can make otherwise fun activities stressful. For children with nearsightedness (or myopia), reading can pose a real challenge. Instead of getting lost […]
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Do These 7 Things for Vision Health in May

May 08, 2017
May is Healthy Vision month! What things can you do to help your vision health in May? Below, you'll find 7 things that you can do to help protect your eyes and keep your vision health at its best. Even though Healthy Vision month is only 31 days long, these 7 items apply throughout the calendar. Taking care of your vision is a lifelong […]
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Sunglasses Keep Your Eyes Safe from UV Rays

May 04, 2017
Spending time in the sun can be great! But, it also comes with a handful of dangers. With sunshine, comes damaging UV rays. That can cause serious sunburn. While suntan lotion can account for much of your exposed body, it's important not to forget your eyes! Your eyes can be harmed by the sun's rays and that's why it's important to always […]
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4 Reasons to Wear Sports Goggles

May 01, 2017
Summer sports are starting up across the world and as with any competition, safety is a top priority. For those that love the rush they get from sports, but have less than perfect eyesight, sports goggles are a necessity. Some may say they look unsightly or get in the way, but that is entirely untrue, and these are four reasons why:[…]
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4 Common Symptoms of Eye Allergies

April 27, 2017
It's that time of the year: allergy season. While few people complain when the snow melts and the flowers start to bloom, it can be a serious pain for some. For those with allergies that affect their eyes, allergy season is a gauntlet of uncomfortable symptoms. If you experience eye allergies, be sure to mention it to your optometrist and […]
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