Swing Into Spring

Suns out. Shades on.

Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses, far from being just a fashion statement or finishing touch accessory, are a necessary tool for the health of your eyes. Sunglasses should really be worn year-round to protect your eyes from UV rays and eye strain from excessive light, and to avoid the complications that can arise from these issues.

Cataract Facts

Cataracts are a very common reason people lose vision, but they can be treated. At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we thought a little Cataract-101 would help people to understand the risks of getting cataracts, symptoms to look for, and methods used for the treatment of cataracts.

For starters, EVERYONE is at risk of getting cataracts.

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired.

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month! If a day at the office leaves your eyes dry, red and irritated, try these eye ergonomics tips to make them more comfortable.

Glasses – the Latest Fashion Accessory!

Putting on a new pair of glasses […] is a simple way to completely transform your look – just like a new hairstyle. {Brad Goreski}

Millions of people worldwide wear glasses in order to see. Many of our patients who require spectacles report they do not like being seen in glasses on a night out or when meeting new people.

DOCS Supports National Hug Day

If you visit our office on January 21, 2017 – get ready to be HUGGED!

In honor of the National Hugging Day, Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons would like to share these notable FACTS about hugging!

  1. Big Hero 6 was selected as MOST HUGGABLE hero for 2015. (Maybe the Friendeshan’s will be selected for 2016?)
  2. When we hug another person,

Support DOCS Casual for A Cause in 2017

Each month you will notice members of the DOCS staff in casual attire.

This is because on the first, third and fifth Friday of each month staff may contribute five dollars each ($5.00) and wear casual attire to work for the day. Historically, the staff votes at the beginning of each year for a charity to receive the “Casual Friday” funds each month.

Operation Site Restoring Vision for Those Who Cannot Afford It

Spreading GOOD NEWS this Holiday Season

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants it is not only about providing quality eye care services to residents throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants it is also about building ongoing relationships with our patients.

We genuinely care about those we interact with on a daily basis and the communities that surround our practice locally and nationally.  

What is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Nine out of ten people who suffer from dry eye have Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)

MGD is a chronic, progressive disease characterized by terminal duct obstruction and/or changes in the glandular secretion. There are several causes for MGD. Some factors can include aging, ethnicity, environmental, use of contacts, and even wearing make-up.

Therefore,

Summertime Eye Care Tips

Summer is here! The summer can take its toll on your eye. Increased sun exposure, pollen, allergies, chlorine in pools, and increased exposure to sunlight, are a few of many ways your eyes are overwhelmed during the summer months.

As we approach the 4th of July week, we thought we would offer these three quick summertime eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy!

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