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La Junta
(3rd and Belleview)
Across from the Professional Building on 3rd

Call 719-345-1440
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Lamar
(Olive and 2nd)
Across the street from Love’s Country Store

Call 719-345-1455
Request an Appointment

We Believe Great Eyewear Is the Root of All Happiness

Welcome to
Ballantyne Vision Care

We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.

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Welcome To Ballantyne Vision Care

Supreme Eye Care & Eye Exams in Southeast Colorado

Our mission: to provide quality vision care to the people of Southeast Colorado. Dr. Ballantyne and Dr. McConkie, enjoy getting to know each patient and they carefully craft each vision prescription to meet your personal and occupational needs. At Ballantyne Vision Care we accept new patients of any age. We recommend getting your first eye exam between the ages of 6 and 12 months. At this critical time of vision development we can rule out potential problems early on. Dr. Ballantyne is an Infant See provider, meaning that he will examine infants between the ages of 6 and 12 months for free!

We treat our patients like family and take care of them as we would like to be taken care of ourselves. We have a modern office with all the latest digital technology. What separates us from the rest is our knowledgeable, helpful, personable doctors and staff who are committed to doing everything in their power to make your experience perfect.

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in La Junta and Lamar

We specialize in vision exams, pediatric exams, binocular vision, hard to fit lenses including sclerals and lots of frame brands. We have special testing equipment to diagnose glaucoma, too. Our personal touch sets us apart from the others. Our exams are very thorough and our recommendations in the optical help our patients see their best and look their best. Come to us and see the difference!

With offices in La Junta and Lamar, Ballantyne Vision Care serves southeastern Colorado – schedule an appointment today.

La Junta
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Lamar
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La Junta
Book an Appointment Call Us! 719-345-1440

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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials.

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Our comprehensive eye exams are thorough and accurate because Dr. Ballantyne takes the time needed with each patient for each exam.

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Our Patients Say It Best!

Insurance & Vision Plans Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Davis Vision
  • Eye Med
  • Spectera
  • Humana Specialty Benefits
  • VSP

We accept many vision and medical plans. Visit our Insurance page or call us at (719) 383-0134 to check your coverage.

Meet Our Doctors

Featured Technology iCare Tonometer

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iCare tonometers are based on unique, patented rebound technology, in which a very light and small probe is used to make a momentary contact with the cornea. No specialized skills for its use the quick and painless measurement is barely noticed by the patient and any anesthesia or inconvenient air puffs are not needed at all. iCare technology has been proven accurate and reliable by several clinical studies. iCare Tonometers for easy, accurate and patient-friendly intra-ocular pressure measurement. Learn More

Emergency Eye Care Services

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Ballantyne Vision Care offers emergency services that require immediate and urgent eye care. If your eye is injured, don’t try to judge the severity of it. Immediately seek the opinion of an eye doctor to lessen the risk of hurting your vision. We understand ocular emergencies can arise at any time. Please call our office number: (719) 383-0134 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.
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Vision Therapy for Children in  La Junta, CO - Dr. Ballantyne

What Is Vision Therapy or Vision Training?
Vision Training or Vision Therapy also called orthoptics is an individualized program for the treatment of non-refractive vision problems. Eye exercises and tasks are tailored to the child's specific vision problem. The therapy can be performed in an optometrist’s office with additional visual tasks that the child will need to perform daily at home. Learn More

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Three key differences in the scleral lens technology?

  • The lens doesn’t touch the cornea but rests on the sclera or the white part of the eye to increase comfort.
  • Microscopic adjustments to the lenses can be made to customize the fit of each lens to each patient’s unique needs.
  • Can add highly customized, unique prescriptions onto each lens to provide even better vision. Learn More

We Offer The Most Comfortable Contacts For Your Lifestyle

Bausch+Lomb ULTRA

Bausch + Lomb ULTRA contact lenses with MoistureSeal® technology helps prevent lens dehydration that may be caused by reduced blink rates. Spending more time on digital devices may mean you are less satisfied with your contact lenses.

AIR OPTIX AQUA

AIR OPTIX AQUA breathable contact lenses allow up to 5 times more oxygen through the lens than traditional soft contact lenses. More oxygen provides for healthier eyes and more comfortable wear. Discover comfortable all day wear that can last as long as one month.

Biofinity

Biofinity is a high performing silicone hydrogel soft contact lens and is the most innovative material available in soft contact lenses.

Alcon Air Optix Aqua Coopervision Biofinity Bausch and Lomb Ultra Featured Contact Lenses

Match Your Maui Jims With Your Style !

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Inspired by the beauty and culture.

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Our Eye Care Blog

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro, you want to be prepared with as much knowledge as possible to live safely on your own. This knowledge includes eye and vision safety, as...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons that people rub their eyes and for the most part, it does more harm than good. While rubbing your eyes might feel really good in...
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LA JUNTA LOCATION

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302 W. 3rd St.
La Junta, CO 81050

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310 E. Olive St
Lamar, CO 81052

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