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What is strabismus and how is it treated?

Monitoring one’s eye and vision health is incredibly important to ensure that patients do not experience permanent vision loss, infection, and other conditions that can significantly impact one’s day-to-day activities. Many eye conditions that can develop are progressive, meaning that with early diagnosis and treatment, many conditions can be treated before permanent vision loss occurs.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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What is refractive lens exchange?

Patients who are interested in reducing their dependence on prescription contact lenses or corrective eyeglasses may want to speak to an eye doctor about specialized procedures that can help. With refractive lens exchange, patients can replace their current eye lens with an artificial plastic lens called an intra-ocular lens. These implants can be placed during… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2020
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Enjoy Botox injections with the team at Richens Eye Center

Patients who are combating the unwanted signs of aging but want to avoid plastic surgery are encouraged to speak to the professionals at Richens Eye Center in St. George, UT and Mesquite, NV about solution such as Botox. Botox is a cosmetic injectable that has been used for many years for cosmetic and medical use.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2020
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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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What is strabismus and how is it treated?

Monitoring one’s eye and vision health is incredibly important to ensure that patients do not experience permanent vision loss, infection, and other conditions that can significantly impact one’s day-to-day activities. Many eye conditions that can develop are progressive, meaning that ...Read More »

What is refractive lens exchange?

Patients who are interested in reducing their dependence on prescription contact lenses or corrective eyeglasses may want to speak to an eye doctor about specialized procedures that can help. With refractive lens exchange, patients can replace their current eye lens ...Read More »

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