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What your Eye Gunk Means

Every minute your eyes blink 10-20 times. This process allows the eye a few milliseconds of moisture and protection. As we sleep, our eyes aren’t able to blink any gunk away as they normally would. As a result, the gunk accumulates in the corners of the eyes next to the nose. This substance is known… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2018
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Fascinating Facts About Your Eyes

Our eyes are one of the most incredible and fascinating aspects of our bodies. How much do you know about your eyes and how they really work? Read on to learn what your eyes are capable of. If you have brown eyes you’re in good company. Brown is the most common eye color in the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2018
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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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