Elderly Woman Eye Conditions

Common Visual Conditions That Affect Our Senior Population

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we came upon this very well written and informative article regarding common visual conditions that affect our aging population. We thought this a very worthwhile read for those of us taking care of a senior.

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Children and Adults Looking at Computer Screens

Do You Suffer From Computer Vision Syndrome?

Our patients are increasingly dealing with Computer Vision Syndrome at an alarmingly fast rate.

It seems that computers have invaded every aspect of our lives. We have become dependent on smartphones for personal and professional use. Our success seems to depend on our almost continuous availability by phone, text, and email. When we’re not using our smartphones,

Coronavirus Procedures

COVID19 Impact On Vision

We are facing unprecedented times for everyone’s health and well-being.

Since the start of the pandemic, besides conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has been reported to be associated with other ocular problems including episcleritis, uveitis, lacrimal gland inflammation, changes to the retina and optic nerve, and issues with ocular motility.

The arrival of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2019 has impacted the way the health community is working.

Man wearing stylish eyeglasses

Helpful Hints to Choose the RIGHT Glasses for You

You don’t need to be a fashion expert to find eyeglass frames that look great on you. Here at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we make finding the right frames simple. Use the following four tips to find the frames that work best for your style.

Face Shape
The shape of your face will help you determine which frames enhance your look.

FUN Eye Facts

Fun Facts About the Human Eye

Try rolling your eyes over to these FUN FACTS about the human eye!

Did you know that . . . .

  1. Eyes are the second most complex organ, after the brain.
  2. The human eye starts to develop as early as the 2nd week of gestation.
  3. Newborns do not produce tears.
Woman Suffering From Eye Allergies

Finding Relief from Eye Allergies

Seasonal transitions can be tough for people who suffer from allergies!

For those who suffer from allergies, this time of year can be as brutal as it is a beautiful. Flowers are blooming, leaves are returning, and the grass is growing. As we know, this past winter in New England was a mild one. 

Wearing Gas Permeable Contact Lenses While Riding A Bike

Gas Permeable Contact Lenses and the Benefits of Wearing Them?

Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

Gas Permeable (GP) or Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) contact lenses are an alternative to soft contact lenses. Although they are currently less popular than soft lenses, they offer a number of advantages and are continuing to improve as research and technology advance.

GP contacts are made of durable silicone which allows the passage of oxygen through the lens to your cornea and the front surface of your eye – essentially allowing your eye to “breathe”.

Cataract Surgery Options

Thinking About Lens Implants After Cataract Surgery

Are you considering having cataract surgery? You should also be thinking about lens implants after cataract surgery!

When deciding if cataract surgery is right for you, you may want to also consider lens implants. At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons we can assist you so that you can make the most informed decision and move forward with confidence.

It is Flexible Benefits Time of the Year

It is hard to believe that it is flexible benefits time of the year!

Most Flexible Spending Accounts run from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. Some might allow a grace period, through March 15. Be sure to check with your particular FSA for the specific rules. Typically, you must use your FSA funds during the year or risk losing the money.