Bettner Vision goes above and beyond making you feel taken care of. Dr. Bettner listens, gives you exactly what you need and does not try to push expensive extras! His staff is amazing. Mary helped to find the perfect contacts and didn't mind that I asked a thousand questions or took 3 visits to pick them out. They are all great with kids also!

- Corina Y.

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Dr. Christopher Bettner

Dr. Christopher BettnerDr. Christopher Bettner has been serving the optometric needs of Colorado Springs since 1995. Dr. Bettner is trained in ocular pathology with an emphasis in the treatment and management of ocular diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma,and pre and post- operative care. Dr. Bettner specializes in computer vision syndrome, dry eye therapy, geriatric, and children’s vision. He is also an expert at specialty contact lens fittings including Corneal Reshaping Therapy (CRT), bifocal contacts, Kerasoft for keratoconus, and medically necessary contact lenses. Dr. Bettner is also licensed by the Colorado State Board of Optometry and is certified in the use of topical as well as oral therapeutic medications related to the care of the eyes.

Dr. Bettner received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Indiana University in 1991 and his Doctorate in optometry from Indiana University in 1995. He has been a member in good standing of the American Optometric Association and the Colorado Optometric Association for 15 years.

Besides being an avid golf enthusiast, Dr. Bettner enjoys spending time with his wife, Gretchen, and three children, Jordan, Nick, and Erin.

Bettner Vision's exclusive eyewear designs and knowledgeable staff are a wonderful complement to his clinical expertise.


Dr. Justin Manning

Dr. Justin Manning received his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University in 2013, where he was awarded the Graduate of the Year, Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care, and Optometric Physicians of Washington Student of the Year awards. During his studies, he completed externships at the White River Junction VA Medical Center in Vermont and Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons, a multidisciplinary cornea, cataract, and LASIK referral center.

In 2014, Dr. Manning completed a residency in Geriatric Optometry at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Tacoma, WA, and his professional interests include geriatrics, ocular disease management, retina, and specialty contact lenses. He is a candidate for Fellowship in the Scleral Lens Education Society, a distinction held by only two other doctors in all of Colorado.

Dr. Manning served as a professor of optometry at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua from late 2015 to early 2017 where he taught Nicaraguan optometry students in clinical skills and contact lenses and is fluent in Spanish. He currently serves on the editorial board for the university's peer-reviewed medical journal and is actively pursuing a Master of Public Health degree. He was awarded the President's Circle award in 2015 by VOSH/ International for his work in Nicaragua.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of both the American Optometric Association and the Colorado Optometric Association. He resides in Northeast Colorado Springs with his wife Danielle and two daughters, Lucie and Isabella.