Bard Optical

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  • 416 Riverside Dr

    East Peoria, IL 61611

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  • 309-694-2273

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Mon-Wed 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Thu 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-3pm

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Bard Optical made me glasses that were so defective as a result of poor workmanship, that they caused me two years of double vision and migraine headaches. I had numberous tests including an MRI of my brain to make sure that there was not a tumor that was causing my double vision and headaches.

Finally my opthalmologist tested my glasses and found that the cause of these significant problems was the glasses. These glasses, which were made by Bard Optical's own lab, had more than 4 times the recommended amount of base down prism in my left eye and more than 5 times the recommended amount of base down prism (set by the American Standards Institute ANSI) in my left eye. This created a vertical imbalance that my brain and the muscles of my eyes could not overcome and the result was double vision and migraine headaches. The standards set by the ANSI have been established for our protection and should be followed by all optical providers.

When I contacted Diana J, Hall, owner of Bard Optical, she responded with a letter that stated that the prism was normal in lenses of this nature and that Bard Optical's services met the applicable standard of care. In my opinion, their standard of care is not what it should be and is definitely outside the ANSI standards. When I had new glasses made at a different optical provider, the migraine headaches and double vision disappeared. At that point there was not a doubt in my mind that it was the glasses that caused me years of suffering and almost $10,000.00 in medical expenses.

I hope that by reading this you will be armed with the knowledge to protect yourself and the people you love.

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Bard Optical made me glasses that were so defective as a result of poor workmanship, that they caused me two years of double vision and migraine headaches. I had numberous tests including an MRI of my brain to make sure that there was not a tumor that was causing my double vision and headaches.

Finally my opthalmologist tested my glasses and found that the cause of these significant problems was the glasses. These glasses, which were made by Bard Optical's own lab, had more than 4 times the recommended amount of base down prism in my left eye and more than 5 times the recommended amount of base down prism (set by the American Standards Institute ANSI) in my left eye. This created a vertical imbalance that my brain and the muscles of my eyes could not overcome and the result was double vision and migraine headaches. The standards set by the ANSI have been established for our protection and should be followed by all optical providers.

When I contacted Diana J, Hall, owner of Bard Optical, she responded with a letter that stated that the prism was normal in lenses of this nature and that Bard Optical's services met the applicable standard of care. In my opinion, their standard of care is not what it should be and is definitely outside the ANSI standards. When I had new glasses made at a different optical provider, the migraine headaches and double vision disappeared. At that point there was not a doubt in my mind that it was the glasses that caused me years of suffering and almost $10,000.00 in medical expenses.

I hope that by reading this you will be armed with the knowledge to protect yourself and the people you love.

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