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6 Feet and a Mask, Clean Hands and a Smile

As a physician and employer in St. George, I’m concerned that we have let our guard down a bit too far, too fast. We are seeing a steady rise of new COVID-19 cases in our community, most of which are preventable by 6 feet of courtesy space, a mask and a smile, and clean hands… Read More »


What is an effective treatment for lazy eye?

At Richens Eye Center, we understand the importance of your eyesight. We know that many conditions can impact your eyesight, including lazy eye. Lazy eye, referred to medically as “amblyopia,” occurs when one or both eyes do not develop normally during childhood. This can cause one eye or both eyes to cause changes in eyesight… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2020
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Why choose laser Lasik versus traditional blade Lasik?

Anyone in the area who has been considering LASIK to improve their vision clarity will want to take the time to learn more about this and other treatments that are used at Richens Eye Center. LASIK has been an effective way for patients to ditch the contacts and eyeglasses and have better vision with just… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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Enjoy LASIK procedures without blades at Richens Eye Center

Patients who are tired of wearing contacts or eyeglasses often approach Dr. Sharon Richens to ask about alternative solutions to poor eyesight. When patients are ready to take charge of their vision and eye health, they may ask about surgical procedures such as LASIK. However, the use of a blade to create the corneal flap… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2020
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Anti-aging solution: Botox injections

At Richens Eye Center, we provide a wide selection of vision services for our patients. In addition, we are also pleased to offer cosmetic injectables such as Botox. Botox is well-known as an injectable treatment for anti-aging purposes. Patients who have fine lines, wrinkles and folds on the facial area may consider using Botox to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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How glaucoma can impact your vision

There are many conditions that can impact a patient’s vision. This makes it incredibly important for patients to undergo routine eye examinations with a professional. Dr. Sharon Richens can help in diagnosing and treating a wide range of vision problems including glaucoma. What is glaucoma? Dr. Sharon Richens describes glaucoma as a condition that can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Botox injections for reversing the signs of aging

While our team is pleased to provide vision services at Richens Eye Center, Dr. Sharon Richens also wants to assist patients in looking and feeling their best. With cosmetic treatment such as Botox, patients in the areas of Mesquite, NV and St. George, UT are welcome to visit to improve their appearance. Botox is a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Why should I avoid buying eyeglasses online?

In today’s world, shopping online has become the standard thanks to low prices and fast shipping. However, there are some things that should never be purchased online. This includes corrective lenses and eyeglasses. It is vital for patients to understand the importance of purchasing corrective lenses with a local professional such as Dr. Sharon Richens… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Patients Diagnosed with Lazy Eye

Children and adults who have a wandering eye may be evaluated for eye concerns and diagnosed with a condition known as amblyopia. The condition, more commonly known as “lazy eye,” is often diagnosed in early childhood by an eye physician. Lazy eye commonly occurs when the brain favors one eye over the other due to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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When should I be concerned of floaters?

If you’ve ever experienced the development of little dots in your vision that tend to follow where your eye leads, you may have a condition known as “floaters.” Floaters can develop for a variety of reasons, and aren’t always an indication of a serious problem. At Richens Eye Center, Dr. Sharon Richens encourages patients who… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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6 Feet and a Mask, Clean Hands and a Smile

As a physician and employer in St. George, I’m concerned that we have let our guard down a bit too far, too fast. We are seeing a steady rise of new COVID-19 cases in our community, most of which are ...Read More »

What is an effective treatment for lazy eye?

At Richens Eye Center, we understand the importance of your eyesight. We know that many conditions can impact your eyesight, including lazy eye. Lazy eye, referred to medically as “amblyopia,” occurs when one or both eyes do not develop normally ...Read More »

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