Website Bard Optical

Largest practice in Central Illinois

Bard Optical’s mission is to help our patients preserve and improve the health of their eyes. Bard Optical is a family owned business and a recognized leader in optometry, repeatedly ranked in the top 50 optometry practices in the nation by Vision Monday. We have 21 offices spread throughout Central Illinois. Our Optometrists practice full scope optometry in a medical model. We provide crucial evaluations and treatments of eye health issues for patients ranging in age from 2 to 102. Selling glasses and contact lenses is secondary to developing a lifelong relationship with our patients as their eye doctors. Whether it is a child’s first eye health examination or a senior citizen who is coming back to us following cataract surgery, all of our patients are given individual attention to ensure we are able to educate them and assist them in managing the health of their eyes.

Bard Optical’s Optometrists are highly skilled doctors who diagnose diseases, remove foreign bodies, prescribe medication, fit contact lenses and evaluate the vision correction needed for each patient. Unlike doctors who work for national chains or box stores, our Optometrists have access to extended medical testing equipment to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. We co-manage surgical patients with outside medical doctors to provide our patients with a continuity of care.

Our staff is uniquely trained to help guide patients through important pre-testing, to assist our Optometrists in the exam lane and to dispense products, including designer eyewear and a wide variety of contact lenses.

Bard Optical’s patients are our friends and neighbors. For that reason, we are committed to providing ALL patients with the same level of care they have come to expect from their family doctors.

We give paid time off for CE as well as a lucrative salary and benefits package including a minimum total income of $150,000 per year, plus employer paid health insurance coverage, a 401(k) and other great benefits.  We have experience with work visas for students from Canada.

We have openings in Peoria, Galesburg, Rock Island and Jacksonville, IL.

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