Four Seasons

A Must Have Checklist for Healthy Eyes

A Season by Season Breakdown for Maintaining Healthy Eyes Throughout the Year

Fall is rapidly approaching. Your eyes have been taking a beating from the hot summer sun and now comes time for atmospheric changes and fall foliage. The following is a must-have checklist for maintaining healthy eyes throughout the year.

  • Allergy season.

Take the Mystery Out of Cataract Surgery

More than 22 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts and more than 72% of adults will get cataracts.

Remarkably, many are still in the dark when it comes to knowing or understanding the modern advances in treating the rather common eye condition.

There are many misconceptions about cataracts.

Dilated eye

The Importance of Dilation in an Eye Exam

Many patients often wonder whether or not a dilated eye exam is required for their yearly visit. Dilation during your eye exam is recommended, however, there are factors that almost mandate one should have a dilated eye exam. Your age, your overall health, and your risk of eye disease will impact the frequency of a [...]
Woman Wearing Sunglasses to Protect Her Eyes int he Summertime

Summertime Eye Care Tips

It is officially summertime. As we all know, 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!

What is Glaucoma? What Causes Glaucoma? How Is Glaucoma Treated?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and is a leading cause of preventable blindness. Although there are many variations of the disease, glaucoma results in a specific pattern of optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Many variations of this disease are characterized by elevated intraocular pressure.

Common Vision Problems Discovered in an Eye Examination

Most Common Vision Problems and Treatments

As you age and your vision changes, we oftentimes attribute these fluctuations as part of growing older. While it is true that half of those who deal with visual struggles are ages 65 or older, many of the cases were preventable. The good news is that several treatments are available to slow the progression of diminished vision,

Elderly Couple Walking After cataract Surgery

Cataract Lens Options for Better Cataract Surgery Results

Now that you know you have a cataract and you are aware of the types of cataracts, it is time to determine if an upgraded lens for better surgical results is right for you.

There are several premium lens options that are available to cataract patients. The following information is to assist anyone considering cataract surgery –

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Helpful Tips to Recover from Cataract Surgery

More Than 3 million Cataract Procedures Are Performed in the United States Every Year

Cataract surgery is as common as the seasonal cold. Therefore, cataract surgery recovery should be as uneventful. If you adhere to the pre-operative and post-operative instructions provided by your surgeon, this should be the case.

What should you expect the day of cataract surgery?

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.

We previously shared this post and wanted to emphasize the importance of the content contained in the article written by

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,