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RICHENS EYE CENTER IS MERGING WITH DR. KYLE D. ANDRUS

A longtime Mesquite fixture is returning solely to his St. George, UT practice after serving the community for almost 30 years. Local optometrist Kyle D. Andrus has merged his practice, in Mesquite as well as in St. George, with the team at Richens Eye Center. The changeover is currently underway, which began with the St.… Read More »


Should I Get Contacts?

Contact lenses are an excellent choice for those who do not like how they look wearing glasses, or feel that glasses are an inconvenience to their daily activities. Let’s address how contacts work and some questions to ask yourself to determine if you should invest in contacts. Contacts: an introduction Contact lenses are made of… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2018
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Welcome

Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Ophthalmology. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional… Read More »


Help! I Have Dry Eyes

Dry eyes occur when your tear system is not working properly. Tears are an incredible substance made up of oils, water, mucus, and antibodies that help keep your eyes lubricated and comfortable. When you are not getting enough tears your eyes can be red, feel itchy, or your vision may be blurred. Let’s discuss what… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2018
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Why you Need Regular Eye Exams

Regular eye examinations are an integral part of maintaining overall health. How often you get an eye exam depends on your age, the current health of your eyes, and your family genetics. If you are under the age of 40 and have no eye issues, you may only require routine eye tests every 2 years.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2018
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What you Need to Know about Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that progressively gets worse. Through regular eye exams, eye problems like glaucoma can be found early and a treatment plan put into place to help manage the disease. Glaucoma is typically the result of pressure building up inside of the eye. This increase in pressure can hurt the optic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2018
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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 ...Read More »

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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 ...Read More »

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