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What To Consider When Searching for Vision Care for Your Family

January 28, 2019
  Your eye doctor delivers personalized healthcare to you and your family. That is a big responsibility, and at Bard Optical we take your Vision for Life seriously. In fact, it’s our motto. Our eye care professionals are members of the community, and we are proud of offering value as well as a personalized approach that meets the needs of […]

Snow Problem? How Snow and Sun Team Up to Target Your Eyes

January 24, 2019
  We’ve all heard that we’re supposed to wear sunscreen to prevent sunburn. But did you know that you can actually sunburn your eyes? It’s called photokeratitis, and it’s from the same source as a traditional skin sunburn—overexposure to harmful UV rays. Unlike your back or shoulders that are usually covered by clothes, however, your eyes […]

What Determines Eye Color? 3 Eye Color Facts To Share with Friends

January 21, 2019
  Ever wondered why we call the colored part of our eye the “iris”? The ring of pigmented tissue surrounding the pupil of the eye actually borrowed its name from the Greek goddess of the rainbow. Like the rainbow that fills the sky with different colors, the human eye can also take on a rainbow of colors, depending on the level of a pigment […]

Diet Reset: Try These 4 Eye-Healthy Foods for Your Daily Snack

January 17, 2019
Merriam-Webster Dictionary added the word “hangry” in 2018 for good reason. This newly popular slang term is the perfect way to describe that feeling of being “hungry” + “angry” (or irritable from the hunger). When you feel hangry in 2019, here are four delicious options for eye-healthy snacking. You can quiet the hunger AND promote good […]

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Pair of Glasses

January 14, 2019
  Change can be hard. We get used to a pair of glasses. After all, they’re part of our daily routine. But, it’s important to make sure you’re seeing your best because vision is our dominant sense and something precious to preserve. Is it time to turn in your old glasses for a new pair? Check our list below and see if your specs qualify.[…]

New Year, New Habits? 3 Bad Eye Care Habits to Kick in 2019

January 10, 2019
The good news is that some of these recommendations do double-duty. Besides helping your eyes, they are beneficial for the rest of you, too. In fact, you might have #1 and #2 on your list of New Year’s resolutions for entirely different reasons. But they will also help you maintain your precious eyesight! […]

7 Stunning Facts for National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 07, 2019
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Even if you’ve had a friend or family member experience glaucoma, you might not be aware of these more unexpected aspects of the condition, including the seven surprising facts below.[…]

4 Eyecare Resolutions to Keep in 2019

January 03, 2019
  Good eyesight is precious, and Bard Optical wants to help you maintain “Vision for Life” through excellent eye care. At home, there are several things you can do between eye exams to help you maximize the health of your eyes for 2019 and beyond.[…]