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Can Plastic Glasses Frames Cause Redness on Your Face?

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For those of us reliant on eyeglasses for clear vision, the choice of frame material might be dictated more by fashion or budget than by how it interacts with our skin. However, an increasing number of lens wearers are discovering that their choice in frames, particularly plastic ones, can lead to unexpected skin irritation such […]

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Is Vision Therapy Permanent?

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Vision therapy is a noninvasive, personalized program that addresses various visual problems, such as strabismus (crossed or turned eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), and convergence insufficiency (eye coordination issues).  Once you’ve completed a vision therapy program, which typically takes 6 to 8 months, depending on your condition, you won’t need to repeat it because the changes […]

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How Do Multifocal Contact Lenses Work?

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Are you tired of having to switch between reading and distance glasses constantly? Multifocal contact lenses may be the solution for you. These specialized lenses offer the convenience of both near and far vision correction in one pair, eliminating the need for multiple pairs. But how exactly do these multifocal contact lenses work?  They work […]

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Can Vision Therapy Improve Vision?

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Vision problems can significantly impact daily life. Difficulties with eye coordination and focusing make reading and comprehending written material challenging, leading to eye strain, headaches, and fatigue. Problems with depth perception and spatial awareness hinder safe navigation and participation in sports. Untreated vision issues affect children’s learning and academic performance, impairing their ability to write, […]

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Does Vision Therapy Work?

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Vision problems can significantly impact our lives, leading to difficulties in school, at work, and in our everyday activities—but not all vision problems have the same solution. Vision therapy is one solution for visual challenges that involves a noninvasive, individualized program of exercises and activities intended to strengthen a person’s visual skills. Vision therapy is […]

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Is There an Alternative to Glasses & Contacts?

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Many people rely on glasses or contact lenses to correct their vision and thus experience the world with clarity. However, for some, the discomfort, maintenance, or aesthetic concerns associated with these traditional vision correction methods may lead them to search for alternatives.  Advances in technology and medical research have introduced other options that can offer […]

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Can You Wear Contacts if You Have Glaucoma?

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Contact lenses can be a great option if you don’t want to wear glasses. You may have heard that dry eye can prevent you from wearing contacts, so it’s reasonable to wonder if another eye disease like glaucoma could pose the same difficulties.  Fortunately, you can often wear contact lenses with glaucoma. Glaucoma isn’t a […]

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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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