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How Do Multifocal Contact Lenses Work?

A woman using her left hands to pull her eyelid down while she puts a contact lens on her right eye with her right hand.

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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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?

A woman using her left index finger to pull her eyelid down while she puts a contact lens on her right eye with her right hand.

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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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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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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