About: Melody Robertson

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Dry Eyes: Why do I cry all the time!

  Over 300 million people worldwide suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a common and often chronic condition and until recently, was widely under diagnosed. Dry eye syndrome is defined as a condition that is caused by a lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye causing inflammation. […]


Clear Vision & Understanding Refractive Errors

For us to see clearly, light rays must travel through the cornea and the lens of the eye to focus on the retina. The retina converts the light into electrical signals and sends them along the optic nerve to the brain, where they are interpreted as images. The shape of the cornea, lens and even […]


Glaucoma: Talk About Some Pressure

If you have ever been to the eye doctor you have most likely underwent a glaucoma test to determine your inner eye (intraocular) pressure shortened to IOP. This test can be done in several ways. First and most common at optometry offices is the dreaded “puff-of-air” test, technically called the non-contact tonometry, or NCT. The […]


Bond Eye Associates Administration

Bond Eye Associates’ Administrative Staff

Meet Bond Eye Associates’ Administrative Staff Lisa, Stephanie and Mary work primarily in the Pekin, IL office. Pekin is our corporate office and first location. From the outside, the office doesn’t look very large however we have an entire basement level that contains a lunchroom, testing rooms and many employee offices. At one time we […]


Bond Eye Associates Canton Employees Shelbi and Charlie

Say Hello to Charlie and Shelbi in Canton

Bond Eye Associates Canton office moved last year due to the Opera Building Explosion on November 16, 2016. We are now located in Suite 2G at Graham Professional Building at 180 S. Main Street. Please come say Hello to Shelbi and Charlie. Shelbi joined our team in July 2015 as an Ophthalmic Technician. Today she […]


Front Office Schedulers for Bond Eye Associates' Pekin, IL office

Meet the Smiling Faces of our Pekin Front Office

Meet Tami, Kim and Barb at our Pekin Office Tami, Kim and Barb are the first and last smiling faces you will encounter when you visit our Pekin office. These three ladies make up our front desk staff at our 725 S. 14th Street, Pekin, IL location. Tami came back to us in February 2017 […]


Drop-less Cataract Surgery Available in Central, IL

Technology continues to improve the way cataract surgery is done but one standard had remained intact until recently. All patients had to instill drops into their eyes post-operatively. Dr. Bond has been offering patients the option of having drop-less cataract surgery over the past couple years. During the cataract surgery after the lens is replaced […]


Meet Lexi and Debra, Opticians at the Peoria Office

Debra and Lexi are both full-time opticians in the Peoria office optical department. Lexi is ABO Certified, American Board of Optometry, Certified Opticians undergo standardized testing to show that they have the education and knowledge to help you see more clearly. In addition they have to take continuing education classes to keep up their certification. All of […]


History and Advancements for Color Blindness

In 1803 John Dalton was the first scientist to take academic interest in the subject of color blindness. His interest stemmed from he and his brother being color blind. John Dalton postulated that shortage in the color perception was caused by discoloration of the liquid medium of the eyeball called aqueous humor. According to his research he […]


Bond Eye Associates is Your Path to Clearer Vision!

Bond Eye Associates began in September of 1981 when Dr. William I. Bond opened his first office on Park Avenue in Pekin, IL. In 1984 Bond Eye Associates outgrew the Park Avenue office and moved into their current corporate office at 725 S. 14th Street. Over the next several years, as patient volume continued to […]


Our Locations


We have multiple locations throughout Illinois for your convenience. Click on a location below for full details and directions.





 

Peoria Office


6800 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614

 

Phone: 309.692.2020 | Toll free: (800) 243-2020
M-F: 8:30am – 5:00p | 24-hour Emergency Service





 

Pekin Office


725 S 14th Street, Pekin, IL 61554

 

Phone: 309.353.6660 | Toll free: (800) 243-2020
M-F: 8:30am – 5:00p | 24-hour Emergency Service





 

Canton Office

Location closed on April 30, 2018


180 South Main Street, Suite 2G, Canton, IL 61520

 

Phone: 309.647.3937 | Toll free: (800) 243-2020
M-F: 8:30am – 5:00p | 24-hour Emergency Service





 

Illinois Valley Eye Laser Institute


6800 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614

 

Phone: 309.689.0700 | Toll free: (800) 243-2020
M-F: 8:30am – 5:00p | 24-hour Emergency Service