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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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What to Do for a Scratched Cornea

If you’ve ever experienced a scratched cornea, or “corneal abrasion,” you know exactly how painful it can be. Even the smallest injury to the cornea can be painful. The cornea has many, many nerve endings that alert the brain that there is something foreign in the eye, or if there has been damage. Unfortunately, with… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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How Often Should I Schedule an Eye Examination?

A common question received by the team at Richens Eye Center is, how often should I visit my eye doctor? It is essential that patients understand that an eye examination is more than just checking your vision acuity. It also ensures there are no problems with any of the structures of the eyes. Certain health… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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Address Glaucoma with the Help of Richens Eye Center

At Richens Eye Center, patients in the areas of St. George, UT and Mesquite, NV can work with a team of ophthalmologists who have dedicated their careers to helping patients enjoy quality vision for life! If you believe you are suffering from a condition that is impacting your vision, such as glaucoma, we encourage you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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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 »


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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. ...Read More »

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 ...Read More »

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