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6 Things You'll Find At The Farmer's Market For Better Vision Health

June 29, 2017
Fresh, farmers market produce is all the rage during the summer as it is cheap, high quality, and tastes amazing. What some may not know is that some of the fruits and vegetables on sale at these stands are incredibly good for your eyesight. To save you the trouble of research, we have compiled a neat list of a few of the more popular […]

Too Much Screen Time? How to Deal with Digital Eye Strain

June 27, 2017
Have you ever gotten so engrossed playing on your phone, working on your desktop, or playing that new AAA title that you start to feel a little…funny? A headache, blurred vision, dry eyes, or neck and shoulder pain? If this sounds familiar to you, you may be experiencing digital eye strain. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to avoid the […]

Topics: Health

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day With Quality Shades!

June 26, 2017
Tomorrow is National Sunglasses Day! It's an event worth celebrating. Not only are sunglasses a fantastic fashion accessory, they're also instrumental in saving your vision! It's true! Sunglasses protect your eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Spending time in the sun is great, but only if you have the necessary protection - like […]

Start this Season in Style: Sunglasses for Summer 2017

June 24, 2017
Summer solstice has finally come, signaling the return of afternoons at the pool, nights at the ballpark, weekend road trips, and lots of delicious ice cream in between. Best of all it’s the prime time to rock your favorite shades! While wearing your sunglasses year-round to protect your eyes in encouraged, it’s especially crucial at this […]

Topics: Fashion

Don't Shoot Your Eye Out! 10 Fireworks Safety Tips

June 22, 2017
Fireworks are magical! They're a staple of summertime and a sign of celebration. But, fireworks can also be hazardous! When used improperly or unsafely, fireworks pose great risk to your body and especially your eyes. So, if you're planning to celebrate with fireworks this summer, please pay close attention to the 10 Fireworks Safety Tips […]

Sudden Blurry Vision? 7 Signs You Need to See Your Eye Doctor

June 19, 2017
When is it time to visit the eye doctor? While many people are under the mistaken impression that you should only visit your eye doctor for a vision exam or new pair of glasses (both GREAT reasons), your optometrist can actually help with much more than that. Review the 7 signs below and don't hesitate to make an appointment with your […]

Rock Your Sunglasses At These Summer Events

June 15, 2017
Summer is just around the corner, which means it's time for some fun in the sun. That being said, some precautions may help you in the long run and make you look a little bit cooler as well. Sunglasses are exactly what's needed to ensure a cool and safe summer by protecting your vision and enhancing your image. There are plenty of events […]

4 Things Your Vision Exam Can Tell You

June 12, 2017
Keeping your vision healthy is a top priority over the course of your life. The world has so much to offer that you can't afford to miss seeing it. That is why eye exams are so important; they ensure that you have the best possible vision and catch any issues that may come up so that they can be treated early. That said, there is a lot that […]

Bard Optical Offers Advanced Eye Care Across Illinois

June 08, 2017
The Land of Lincoln is special. It's no coincidence, then, that you can find vision care in Illinois that is above and beyond the norm! Bard Optical offers community-first advanced eye care across Illinois. What makes Bard Optical different? Take a look at some of the items below and make an appointment soon![…]

Nico Bellini Frames Now Available at Bard Optical

June 07, 2017
Bard Optical is proud to present Nico Bellini![…]

Topics: Fashion

6 Reasons to Visit Your Vision Center

June 05, 2017
When is the right time to visit your local vision center? There are several valid answers to that question. In truth, there's no wrong time to visit your optometrist (except when the office is closed, of course). Your vision is of utmost importance and your optometrist wants to help you maintain and improve your eyesight over the course of […]

"Vision For Life" Starts Early

June 01, 2017
Life is full of many difficulties, one of which being the maintenance of our vision. Eye care is important to a person's well-being far into the future and should be prioritized early in life to prevent problems from occurring as time goes on. […]