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Bifocal Glasses Versus Progressive Glasses

October 31, 2016
You know you need glasses, but you don't know what kind of glasses you need. Today, there are more options than ever and it can be overwhelming. Do you need bifocal glasses? What about glasses with progressive lenses? What fits your needs? […]
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Wear Prescription Frames? Try These Halloween Costumes with Glasses

October 27, 2016
Whether you're celebrating Halloween this weekend or on the actual day (a Monday *sad trombone sound*), you're likely scrambling to put together a great costume. There's only one "problem": you wear glasses. You're not a contacts person, you love the look of your frames and you can't imagine leaving the house without them.[…]
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Giving Back to the Community in Rock Island

October 26, 2016
Since 1981, our office in Rock Island has been serving the community, proudly offering quality vision care and expanding our Bard Optical family to the Quad Cities. Beyond providing vision care excellence to patients of all ages, our Rock Island staff has worked within the community – not only at fairs to educate on the importance of eye […]
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Dr. Nicole Jensen, New Associate Director of Professional Relations

October 25, 2016
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Laser Eye Surgery Costs Too Much: What To Do Instead

October 24, 2016
"Laser eye surgery costs too much!" That's a common refrain from people who need vision correction, but can't afford the steep prices of laser eye surgery. Not to mention, laser eye surgery takes time. You have to sit through surgery, schedule a ride home, and then recuperate. If you have limited paid time off, it's possible that laser eye […]
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What Designer Glasses Say About Your Personality

October 20, 2016
We don't want to alarm you... but your glasses are talking about you. Seriously! Designer glasses are capable of two important things: they can correct your vision and they can make a fashion statement. While the former is undeniably more important, the latter cannot be discounted. Your designer glasses make an impression on others. They […]
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Pair These Designer Frames With Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

October 17, 2016
Fall Autumn Pumpkin Spice Latte season is in full swing! But, the true joy of the Pumpkin Spice Latte is how well it fits in with the rest of the seasonal indicators (colorful leaves, crisp mornings, etc.) Now is the perfect time to consider the outfit you'll wear as you sip on your PSL and take a picturesque stroll through the park, leaves […]
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Where to Find Calvin Klein Designer Glasses in Washington

October 10, 2016
Washington, IL! Washington is rightfully called 'The City of Strength.' However, you could also call Washington 'The City of Style.' Washington residents have a keen eye for cool and it shows. For example, those looking for designer glasses in Washington know exactly where to find them: Bard Optical. […]
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What to Do When You Have an Eye Injury

October 06, 2016
Eye injuries can cause serious vision loss. So, it's important to treat them seriously and ALWAYS seek prompt medical attention from an eye care professional or - in more extreme cases - the emergency room. If left untreated, eye injuries can become worse and the damage to vision can increase. If you're in doubt about how severe an eye […]
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12 Eye Care Tips From Your Optometrist In Sterling

October 03, 2016
Your eyes are a window into your overall health. Besides being a chief indicator, they're also hugely important! Taking care of them should sit near the top of any health regimen. But, eyes often get taken for granted. Typically, they get little rest and spend most of the day under harsh lights, staring at screens. Your optometrist in […]
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