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Leading Optometrist In Bloomington - American Vision Center - Bloomington


We welcome patients of all ages to our one-of-a-kind optometry practice. Our mission as your local optometrist is to provide personalized eye care and quality eyewear in a warm and welcoming setting. Our caring and trusted eye doctor in Bloomington, Illinois provides the best personalized optical and medical eye care services and solutions possible.

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How often should your child's eyes be examined? Children should have their eyes evaluated by a pediatric eye doctor at 6 months, and then yearly until they start school.

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Having your routine eye exam is critical. Our Bloomington optometrist will check for any underlying eye diseases that may affect your vision and health.

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For emergency eye care, visit our vision center without delay. Our optometric team will look after all of your eye care needs at our convenient Bloomington location.

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The whole staff at our friendly optometry practice gets to know each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options. Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision therapy, vision correction and eye disease management. We’re located conveniently to serve Bloomington residents and offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

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Your eye care clinic in Bloomington - American Vision Center - Bloomington
Location

American Vision Center: Jay Tallis, OD

915 North Main Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Office Hours
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Contact Lenses For You


We offer a wide selection of contact lenses including disposable soft contacts, bifocal/multifocal, toric, conventional lenses and colored lenses. Our highly skilled optometrist will evaluate your eye shape and prescription to determine the best and most comfortable type of contact lenses for your unique eyes. We ensure that you get the best possible contact lens fit for optimal visual clarity and daily comfort.

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American Vision Center - Bloomington has the designer labels you want, right here in Bloomington, Illinois. Our passionate opticians will be thrilled to help you find something that will have you feeling confident as ever. Our wide range of sunglasses, eyeglasses, and reading glasses guarantee that you'll achieve great vision while bringing your best features forward. So come on over and snag a pair of runway-ready frames and express your personal style, whenever, wherever!

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Q&A with Your Optometrist

Q: What are the advantages of daily disposable contact lenses?
A: There are two big benefits to daily disposable contact lenses. One is convenience. With dailies, there is no cleaning or storage, and no cost of lens cleaner. You just throw away the lenses after the day, and use a brand-new lens the next morning: nothing could be easier. The second benefit is comfort and health. Daily lenses tend to be more comfortable than monthlies, and also because they only stay in your eye for one day, there is no buildup of bacteria on the lenses that could cause infections or other problems. You also don't have to remember your replacement schedule and keep track of when to change your lenses: you have a new pair every day.

Q: If one of my parents has glaucoma, does that mean I will develop it as well at some point?
A: Having a parent with glaucoma does not mean that the child will automatically develop the condition too. However, those people with an immediate family history (parents, siblings) of glaucoma are at more risk to develop this disease. Patients should have a comprehensive eye examination each year to evaluate the health of the eyes and to look for signs of glaucoma. Some of these signs can be an increase in the pressure of the eyes as well as changes to the appearance of the optic nerve. Many times there are no symptoms noticed by the patient. If there is suspicion of glaucoma, more frequent visits to the eye doctor along with additional nerve testing are often required.

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