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You've discovered the best place in Pocatello for eye health care, vision exams, contact lenses, and glasses for your whole family.

Our clinic is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting scheduled appointments and minor eye emergencies. Patients throughout Southeast Idaho come to our office because they know they will receive the friendly attention and professional care that is our foundation.  Dr. Richardson and our staff are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. We will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, we will work with vision insurance providers to ensure the best eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry and our experience makes Dr. Richardson the eye and vision care providers of choice. We offer the following services: complete health and vision eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care.

We are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a friendly, comfortable environment.Call us at  208 233-1551 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. N. Gregory Richardson
Optometrist

208 233-1551

475 Yellowstone, Suite G
Pocatello, ID 83201

Near Coldstone Creamery

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Richardson is very good and will listen to you. with very nice staff."
    rdf jr
  • "I have been here for myself and taken my two Children and am very impressed with the quality and service."
    Maryellen W.

Meet TheOptometrist

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Richardson
    Optometrist
    Dr. Richardson wants the office to be a comfortable, relaxing place for you to be.

    Dr. Richardson became interested in Optometry as a child when he put on his first pair of glasses. He was enchanted to see leaves on the trees and stars in the sky. That's when he decided he wanted to help other people see what he was seeing for the first time.

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  • Presbyopia

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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Hours of Operation

Saturday and Evening appointments available.

Office Hours

Monday:

9:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

9:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

9:30 am-12:30 pm

Saturday:

by appointment

Sunday:

Closed