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Do these contacts make me look spooky?!

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As Halloween approaches many are still trying to decide what our costume is going to be for this year. While most enjoy the fun of changing our appearance for a day, we still must keep the health of our eyes under consideration. You may have seen the advertisements or have known someone with the decorative …

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What is that bump?

Have you ever had an eyelid bump, chances are you might have had a chalazion? A chalazion is a blocked oil gland that appears on your upper or lower eyelid. They tend to come on gradually over the course of a few weeks. A chalazion is not a tumor or growth and does not cause …

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You Want to Stick a Needle in my Eye?!

Haley Leuallen

This is the reaction we get from many of our patients when they are told they need an injection in their eye to save their vision. The thought of a needle in your eye is not a pleasant thought. Surprisingly, most patients after their first treatment often tell the technician and doctor that the treatment …

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Dry Eyes: Why do I cry all the time!

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  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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Part 2: How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

Dr. Roger T. Adler rz

Decades ago, diabetes affected around 5 million Americans. Diabetic retinopathy was responsible for about 20 percent of new cases of blindness between the ages of 45 and 74. Half of all patients diagnosed with severe forms of diabetic retinopathy went blind within 5 years. At that time, researchers did not recognize the need for persistent …

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Bond Eye Associates’ Administrative Staff

Bond Eye Associates Administration

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 …

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Meet the Smiling Faces of our Pekin Front Office

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

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Part 1: How Does Diabetes Affect The Eyes?

Dr. Roger T. Adler rz

Many diabetics, particularly those with poor diabetic control, have damaged the blood vessels in the retina. The retina is the tissue lining the back of the eye that detects light and allows us to see with crisp, clear vision. This condition is called diabetic retinopathy and will affect 8 out of 10 patients who have …

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2 Convenient Locations

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

Peoria Office

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

Pekin Office

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

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