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Are Glasses or Contacts Better for Myopia?

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Prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses are two correction methods for myopia, but neither is really better than the other. Rather, each has its advantages and disadvantages. For example, contact lenses could make a good option for someone with a job requiring safety eyewear. Alternatively, eyeglasses will likely be the better choice for someone with chronically […]

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Do You Need an Eye Exam to Get Contacts?

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Your comprehensive eye exam is often the first touchpoint we have to gain insights into your eye health and make recommendations to ensure you have clear and comfortable vision. During your exam, we can make recommendations based on your unique personalized eye care needs. An eye exam is crucial to evaluating your fit for contact […]

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What Are The Different Types of Glasses Lenses?

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Choosing the frame for your glasses is important, but selecting the right lenses is crucial. Eyeglasses have long been a popular choice for vision correction, even with the availability of alternatives such as contact lenses or eye surgery. For many individuals, eyeglasses remain the preferred option due to their ease of use, convenience, and versatility […]

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Can You Wear Contact Lenses to an Eye Exam?

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Contact lenses are an excellent alternative to glasses. A frequently overlooked fact is that not all patients use contact lenses as their primary means of vision correction. Each patient is unique, with some only wearing contact lenses on weekends, special occasions, or for sports. That is the allure of contact lens wear: the freedom it […]

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Can Laser Eye Surgery Correct the Need for Reading Glasses?

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The advancements in vision care have shown themselves in many ways, from specialty lenses for your glasses to specialized contact lenses for your unique visual needs. Laser eye surgery is another option that can help clear up your vision and addresses refractive errors. Laser eye surgery can serve several functions, including correcting refractive errors.  Let’s […]

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When Should Children Have Their First Eye Exam?

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Children’s Eye Exams A child’s first anything can be an exciting event. First tooth, first haircut, first steps—but what about their first eye exam? Many childhood milestones can be achieved at the child’s pace—but health checkups usually have recommended timelines to help ensure the child’s success. A child’s first comprehensive eye exam is more than […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Prescription Glasses?

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Your glasses may be providing you with clear vision right now, but when should you be visiting your optometrist for a new prescription?  Continue reading to learn more about your glasses prescription, including how often you should change it.  Understanding Your Eyeglass Prescription Approximately 3 out of 4 Americans need corrective lenses, requiring them to […]

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Bettner Vision is conveniently located in the Marketplace at Briargate, on the corner of North Union Boulevard and Family Place. You can find us beside Sushi Rakkyo and the T-Mobile store.

  • 9205 N Union Blvd. #110
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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  • Monday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday : 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday : 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday : 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: By Appointment
  • Sunday: Closed
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