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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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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 »


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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 ...Read More »

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 ...Read More »

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