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Floaters: Should I Be Concerned?

So you’ve been warned about floaters (those bright little dots that only you can see, which last for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription. But are they really so serious that you need to be concerned and watching out for them every day? Floaters may occur for a number of reasons… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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Why Shouldn’t I Buy Glasses Online?

When it comes to our health, there are things we prefer not to skimp on. We pay a little bit more for local produce, and we set aside time to get a good workout in so we can protect our heart. But, when it comes to glasses, you may think they’re all the same. After… Read More »


Sunglasses For Protected Eyes

Sunglasses are fashionable, but they are also quite helpful for keeping your eyes safe from the sun. Before you buy a new pair, consider what makes sunglasses worth your hard-earned money. There are a lot of factors to consider such as: UV Protection We all know about wearing sunglasses to keep us more comfortable when… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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What Causes A Stye?

Though some eye conditions occur without any noticeable cause, the ones we cause ourselves are far more bothersome. Nothing is worse than an eye injury that we know we could have avoiding through wearing safety goggles or not touching our eyes. Thankfully, not all eye issues are cause for concern, though they can definitely be… Read More »


Fascinating Facts About Your Eyes

Your eyes are two of the most incredible organs in your body. If you don’t struggle with any major eye issues, you can often take them for granted. Remember to schedule your regular eye exam by calling Richen’s Eye Center today. Meanwhile, read on to discover some interesting insights about your eyes. Your eyes are… Read More »


How to Fix Your Dry Eye Problem

Even when you feel like you could conquer the world, you’re eyes are still full of tears! Tears provide the moisture and lubrication required to keep your eyes comfortable and healthy. Tears are a wonderful mixture of water (for moisture), oils (for lubrication), mucus (for spreading), and antibodies (that stave off infection). These ingredients are… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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The Two Forms of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the top cause of vision loss in people over 60. When the macula (the central area in the retina) deteriorates, macular degeneration is the result. This eye condition is also known as age-related macular degeneration because it progresses as one ages. It cannot completely blind someone, but it does drastically diminish their… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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Preparing For Your Eye Exam

Do you have fantastic eyesight? If so, you still need regular eye exams. Occasional eye exams allow a trained eye specialist to apprehend any potential eye problems like glaucoma, cataracts, or even diabetes. If you can’t remember the last time you had an eye exam, schedule one with Richen’s Eye Center today. Choosing your eye… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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How to Know If You Have Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye condition that gives the cornea a cone shape, as opposed to the normal dome or sphere shape. When collagen (tiny protein fibers) in the eye becomes weak, it can no longer sustain the dome shape of the cornea, ultimately resulting in a cone shape. Let’s discuss what the symptoms of Keratoconus… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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Baggy Eyelids? You Might Need An Eyelid Lift

If you have sagging or baggy eyelids, you could benefit from an eyelid lift, also known as eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty. An eyelid lift will diminish the appearance of sagging and get rid of excess skin on the eyelids. Normally, an eyelid lift is done for cosmetic purposes, but older individuals often get the procedure… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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Floaters: Should I Be Concerned?

So you’ve been warned about floaters (those bright little dots that only you can see, which last for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription. But are they really so serious that you need to be concerned ...Read More »

Why Shouldn’t I Buy Glasses Online?

When it comes to our health, there are things we prefer not to skimp on. We pay a little bit more for local produce, and we set aside time to get a good workout in so we can protect our ...Read More »

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