Expert Eye Care From Caring Optometrists in Lamar & La Junta, CO
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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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 - 7:00 PM
- Friday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM