Bard Optical

Eye Doctor In East Peoria, IL | Bard Optical | Optometrist Near Me

East Peoria Eye Doctors

East Peoria, IL Eye Care

High-Quality Eye Care
in East Peoria, IL

Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Saturday: 9am – 1pm
Sunday: Closed

For nearly 80 years, the people of Central Illinois have trusted our team at Bard Optical to protect their eye health. This trust comes from our dedication to providing the highest quality care to our patients — that’s something we don’t take for granted. When you’re here, you can rest assured that you’re receiving great care from a team that’s dedicated to doing what’s best for your eyes, no matter your vision needs.

Bard Optical East Peoria

Comprehensive Eye Care in East Peoria

We treat you and your family like a part of ours, because we believe that everyone deserves to experience compassionate, personalized care. This is something we stand by, whether you’re coming in for an eye exam, a well visit to assess the progress of an eye condition, or a new pair of glasses.


Our East Peoria staff, led by Dr. Rhonda Dameron, take their time to get to know more about you — not just because we enjoy getting to know more about your life, but also because it helps us better do our jobs! As we learn more about your lifestyle, health history, hobbies, and vision goals, we can better tailor our care to match your needs.

Driving Directions

We’re located at 412 Riverside Dr., East Peoria, IL 61611.

If you’re coming from the southeast, drive northwest on I-74. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 94 towards Downtown Peoria, and merge onto West Washington Street. Take the first right onto River Road, and then take another right just afterwards onto W Camp St. In .2 miles, after you pass Great Clips on your right, take a left onto Riverside Dr. In another .2 miles, turn right to drive towards the Riverside Center, and we’ll be straight ahead.


If you’re approaching from the northeast, head southwest on E Caterpillar Trail/N Main St. towards Access Rd 5. Turn right onto W Camp St., continue for .2 miles, and after you pass Batteries Plus Bulbs on your left, turn right onto Riverside Dr. In .2 miles, turn right, and we’ll be straight ahead, next to Lorena’s Mexican Restaurant.

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Our Medical Approach to Eye Care

At Bard Optical, we take a comprehensive look at your whole eye health. By using both their optometry expertise and advanced equipment, our doctors can screen for, diagnose, and even help manage various eye conditions. Many eye conditions develop and worsen before you start to experience symptoms. We believe that it’s our job to find these problems before you do, because early diagnosis leads to the best outcomes for your eyes.

Eye Care Services in East Peoria

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Thorough Eye
Health Exams

Our mission is to ensure that you can experience great eye health throughout your entire life, and that begins with regular, comprehensive eye health exams. During an eye health exam, our East Peoria doctors will use advanced screening and imaging technology to make sure your eyes are healthy. If you wear eyewear, we’ll update your prescription so that your glasses or contacts continue to give you the clearest vision possible.

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We believe that everyone who wears glasses should feel great about how they look. We carry a large variety of frames so that you can find the perfect eyewear to match your style, no matter if you have more designer or functional tastes. Once you’ve decided on a pair (or two!) of frames, we’ll fit them with custom lenses in our optical lab in Peoria.

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Poorly fitting contact lenses are uncomfortable and don’t provide effective vision correction. At Bard Optical, we take special care to evaluate your eyes and prescribe you with the right contact lens product for great vision and a comfortable fit. With us, you’ll also benefit from 24/7 access to your preferred lenses — you can order and reorder your lenses at any time by visiting our online contact lens store.

Proudly Serving East Peoria, IL

We’re proud to serve patients from across East Peoria. When you’re visiting our offices from Creve Coeur, Bartonville, Metamora, or other surrounding areas, we can’t wait to provide you with the high-quality eye care services you need, all with the personal touch you deserve.


Whether you’re soaking in the beautiful views at East Peoria River Front Park, hiking along Pimiteoui Trail, or taking the boat out on the Illinois River, we’ll make sure that you can see all East Peoria has to offer with exceptional vision.