Ensure your child succeeds in the classroom with Bard Optical’s pediatric eye care!

Set Your Sights on an Eye Exam this Back-to-School Season!

Does Your Child
Have Grade-A Eyesight?

Your child’s vision can change a lot over a year. And these days, that’s not just because their myopia (nearsightedness) progresses, or they develop age-specific conditions like amblyopia (lazy eye) or strabismus (crossed eyes).

No, it’s also because the way kids learn — and view their education — is changing. More lessons take place on computer screens, which pump out problematic “blue light” that increases the risk of dry eye, eye strain, headaches, and more.

If you’re at all unsure if your child is ready to keep up in class, on the field, or even while making friends, don’t take the risk: schedule a pediatric eye exam!

School, Sports, & Socializing All Improve with Clear Vision.
Set Your Child Up for Success Today!

Pediatric Eye Exams
Make All the Difference. Here’s Why:

There’s much more to pediatric eye exams than a precise vision prescription. (Though, we find that too!) These annual check-ups are the single best way to stay ahead of potential vision conditions.

If your child needs glasses or contacts, we correct and help manage their eyesight. If we see any signs of eye disease, we put together a treatment plan that fits their needs and busy schedule.

Eye exams are always valuable — but child-specific eye exams can find things adult exams won’t.

Your Child Deserves Personalized Care.
Schedule A Pediatric Eye Exam Today!


Love this place! It’s clean and staff is friendly. Everyone is very helpful. They have been taking care of me and my four kids for years. Appointments are easy to get and walk-ins are welcome.

Monica S.

Friendly staff, treated me like I wasn’t just a number. I will recommend to all my friends. Perfect score.

Jay B.

First time customer, and I am very satisfied. Krista was very knowledgeable and informative as she did the testing and pictures. The doctor was very professional, patiently answering my questions. Zack was great as he helped me choose frames and as he insured the fit when I picked them up.

Gwen E.

My family and I have been going here for many years and we have always had a great experience. Everyone is friendly and very helpful.

Elizabeth N.

The staff is friendly and the doctor took the time to explain everything to me. My daughter and I like the selection.

Andrea M.

Exceptional service provided by the entire staff at Bard Optical from the moment I walked in the door. Thank you all so much! A very satisfied customer.

Savvy C.

Why parents
Love Bard Optical

For over 80 years, Bard Optical has proudly provided dependable eye care for Central Illinois. Our caring eye doctors treat your children like family, making sure they feel comfortable and safe while we bring them grade-A vision. We understand the stress that can come with pediatric eye care, but with our careful eye exams, great eyewear, and passion for patient experience, you have nothing to worry about. At Bard Optical, we’ll make sure your child has everything they need to succeed in school — and beyond!

Don’t Wait for the Busy School Year to Start

Book a Pediatric Eye Exam Today!

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