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Don’t Ignore an Emergency

Your eyes are delicate, and an accident can happen suddenly, putting your vision at risk. Even if you think an injury isn’t serious, it’s better to be safe and visit a professional. The smallest of injuries can affect your vision and eye health. 

If you or someone you know is experiencing an eye emergency, contact us immediately. We can triage your emergency over the phone and instruct you on what to do. If your emergency occurs outside of office hours, call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room. 

What Is an Eye Emergency? 

Eye emergencies can happen at any time, so it’s important to know what is considered an emergency. You should seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following: 

Know What to Do in an Emergency

Knowing what to do in an emergency can help protect your vision. Follow these steps if you or someone you know has an emergency: 

  • Contact our office, call 911, or proceed to the nearest emergency room.
  • If you’re at risk of a chemical burn, gently flush the eye with running water for at least 15 minutes until EMS personnel arrive or you come to our office.
  • If you’re a contact lens wearer, remove your contact lenses & wear glasses to reduce the risk of infection.

These are general instructions for an emergency. Click here to view detailed eye emergency first aid information

Never attempt to remove an object stuck in the eye or rub your eyes in an emergency. You can further damage your eyes, putting your vision at risk. Avoid using eye drops, medications, or ointments as well. 

The best thing to do in an emergency is to visit a medical professional. Our eye doctors have the expertise to handle emergencies, regardless of their severity. Contact us right away if you find yourself in an emergency.

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Our Address

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

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • 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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