Eye Health & Disease

Keratoconus Treatment

Keratoconus Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease, where your cornea becomes a very thin, cone-like shape. This can often begin in the late teenage years to early 20s. You’ll notice increased light-sensitivity, some eye pain, and the need to frequently change your eyeglass prescription. With a wide range of symptoms, keratoconus is hard to diagnose.…
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What is Pink Eye or Conjuctivitis

If you suspect you have pink eye (conjunctivitis) call Bettner Vision today to schedule an appointment and get treatment Eye Emergencies: Pick/Red Eye You’ve probably had pinkeye before: it’s very common, and the same as conjunctivitis. When your conjunctiva, the thin, clear membrane surrounding the eye (also called the sclera) becomes infected, the blood vessels…
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Allergies

Eye Allergies Because eye allergies are very common, Dr. Bettner would like to share with you some background information regarding eye allergies. An allergy is an overreaction by the immune system by normally harmless subjects called allergens. Most people will suffer from at least one allergic reaction at some point in their life. The most…
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Blepharitis

Blepharitis Blepharitis is a common condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. It is characterized by redness, swelling, styes, cysts, and flaky crusts at the eyelid margin and along the lash line. Symptoms include scratchy, swollen, tender, and irritated eyes. Blepharitis can be caused by various types of bacteria, and it may be chronic or…
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