Chad Waggoner, OD


Academic Bio:

Dr. Waggoner earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Utah. He earned his optometry degree from the University of Missouri, St. Louis School of Optometry, where his training included an internship at the American Lake Veteran’s Hospital in Tacoma. He can complete your comprehensive eye exam, refractive surgery evaluation, and medical management of ocular disease. Dr. Waggoner lived in Olympia, Washington before moving to St. George, where he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, fishing, photography, and playing the guitar.


University of Utah, Bachelor of Science, Biology
UM St. Louis College of Optometry, DO
UM St. Louis Eye Center, Internship
Veteran’s  Affairs American Lake, Internship
Eye Associates, DBA Surevision Eye Center, Internship
Koetting Associates, Internship

Honors / Memberships:

American Optometric Association
Optometric Physicians of Washington
Utah Optometric Association

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What is the difference between Lasik and ICL?

Many of the patients who visit Richens Eye Center have questions about ways in which they can improve their vision. For most, prescription eyeglasses and contacts are the way to go. However, some patients want freedom from eyewear and are interested in learning about surgical procedures that can help them see better. For some patients, …

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Am I a candidate for iLASIK?

Patients who struggle with refractive errors such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, including problems such as astigmatism, may be tired of dealing with contact lenses and eyeglasses to maintain proper vision. In situations such as this, patients in the areas of Mesquite, NV and St. George, UT may want to ask an eye doctor about the …

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