Sharon Richens, MD, FACS

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Board Certified
Ophthalmologist
Eye Physician & Surgeon
iLASIK
Cataract
Cornea
Glaucoma

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Education:

Bachelor of Sciences: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California | BS Biology, BA Economics
Medical School: University of Utah, SLC, Utah
Internship: Internal Medicine, West Virginia University Health Science Center, Morgantown, West Virginia
Residency: Ophthalmology, West Virginia University Health Science Center, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Fellowship: Fellow, St John Ophthalmic Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
Prior Ophthalmology Practice: Eye Care Specialists, Clarkston, Washington

Honors:

Best Resident Research Presentation, WVU Department of Ophthalmology
Departmental Honors in Economics, Stanford University
Diplomat, Honors Program in the Humanities, Stanford University
Cap and Gown Honor Society, Stanford University

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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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