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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 […]


Part 2: How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

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 […]


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 […]


Part 1: How Does Diabetes Affect The Eyes?

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 […]


Eyelid Lift: Improving Your Vision and Appearance

If you are thinking about having surgery to correct your droopy eyelids, you should do it with your eyes wide open. No one likes to look in a mirror and see puffy eyelids defining one’s face, altering one’s appearance and sometimes even affecting one’s vision. That is why surgery to correct this problem is so […]


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 […]


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





 

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