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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”.

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.

Fashion Eye Wear

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.

Contact Lens

Selecting Your Best Contact Lens

Are you taking the big plunge and switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses?

Have you always worn contact lenses, but are not completely satisfied with them? If you wear them already or are deciding to wear contact lenses, you need to choose the right lens for your lifestyle. We thought we would offer some suggestions to help you decide.