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Foods To Avoid if You Have Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a very common disease that is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early treatment is important – although there is no cure, there are a few different treatment options available. And it’s also important to take care of yourself if you have glaucoma, and that includes avoiding certain foods. What …

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Taking Care of Your Eyes When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes affects all aspects of your health, including, of course, the eyes. Any changes in the eyes can be a sign of serious problems – read on for some more information on eye problems to watch out for that are commonly seen in patients with diabetes. Diabetes and eye problems Diabetes is the primary cause of blindness …

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Dealing With Dry Eyes

Constantly having dry eyes can make life very uncomfortable – but what can you do about it? And is it something you should see a doctor about? Read on for some more information about what may be causing your dry eyes and how to deal with this annoying and potentially harmful problem. Why are my eyes …

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Taking Care of Your Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are amazing little things, when you think about it – thin, comfortable pieces of plastic that fit comfortably over your eyes and allow you to see perfectly. Once you get used to wearing them you don’t even notice they are there, and you probably don’t think too much about them. But to keep …

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Cosmetic Surgery at Your Favorite Eye Care Center

You know you can trust Richens Eye Center to provide excellent eye care for you and your family. But did you know that you can trust them to provide excellent cosmetic surgery as well? Here are just a few of the procedures offered! Eyelid surgery As we get older, the skin around our eyelids can start to …

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What is a macular hole?

It is important to see your eye doctor at least once a year, to ensure that you are seeing your best and to check for any problems. But you shouldn’t wait for that yearly appointment if you notice a change in your vision – it could be a sign of a problem such as a macular …

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Do you have an astigmatism?

If you haven’t been seeing as well as you used to, the problem may be an astigmatism. It is a very common vision problem, but the good news is that it is also easily corrected by contacts or even iLASIK. Are you curious about what, exactly, an astigmatism is and how it affects your vision? What …

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What are cataracts?

Cataracts are very common – it is thought that more than half of people who are over 80 have had cataracts. If you have noticed that your vision has been getting cloudy or you have been having trouble seeing at night, cataracts may be the problem. What are cataracts? Cataracts can develop in children and …

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Your Child’s First Eye Exam

You no doubt have enough to do when you are a new parent – and part of the list includes taking your baby to the pediatrician for their regular checkups. But what about the eye doctor? Children’s eyes should be checked early to make sure they are developing properly and to identify any problems. When …

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10+ Things You Should Know About Botox

Did you know that Richens Eye Center provides Botox injections? You trust Richens with your eyes, and you can also trust them with this very popular procedure — one that isn’t just performed for cosmetic reasons. Read on for 10+ things you should know about Botox!   Botox is noninvasive and perfect for someone who wants …

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