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.

Eye care tips for winter

Its Wintertime. Here Are Some Eyecare Tips

Winter Eye Care Tips

Eat foods that are healthy for your eyes.

Wintertime and the holidays can tempt the best of us from eating healthy. Be sure to continue to eat plenty of leafy greens, colorful fruits and foods containing omega-3 fatty acids which are good for eye health.

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.

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World Site Day 2021

Original Source | World Health Organization 

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on vision impairment, including blindness. This year, World Sight Day will take place on October 14, 2021 with the theme: Love Your Eyes.

Fall Foliage and Effect on Eyes

Fall Into Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants For Your Eyecare Needs

New England’s Fall Foliage Is Great To SEE, However It Is Hard On The Eyes

We all love looking at the brilliant colors of fall! The dramatic display of color we all enjoy during peak foliage season is not something you want to miss. However, the change of season brings some of it’s challenges to our eyes.

Optometrist and Ophthalmologist

Difference Between An Optometrist and An Ophthalmologist

Routine eye care is essential to maintain the health of your eyes. How does one decide if an optometrist or an ophthalmologist is best for managing your eye health? Oftentimes, we are asked this question, so we thought we would share how these two eyecare professionals are very much the same, and how they are different. 

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”.