Ways to Use Your Flex Care Benefits on Eye Care and Eye Wear

The year is running out and it is time to use or LOSE your flex spending dollars. For those who have Flex Spending Accounts, (FSA) the following list reflects the covered optometry products and services. Those who do not yet have an FSA, the following is a list of reasons why you should!

Eye Exams YES a visit to the optometrist’s office is FSA eligible!

Thinking About Lens Implants After Cataract Surgery

Are you considering having cataract surgery? Are you thinking about lens implants after cataract surgery?

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons we will discover together which option is best for YOU.

The notion of having cataract surgery is unnerving as it is. Now, doctors have thrown another curveball your direction in the form of an upgraded lens.

Back to School Never Looked So Good

Back to school eye glass trends that are taking the world of academia by storm.

If you wear corrective lenses but you also LOVE fashion, there is no better way to start the school year off than with a trendy new wardrobe accessory. That’s right, EYEGLASSES are no longer a burden. They are now a hot and hip commodity that will make you stand out in the crowd and grab your teachers attention.

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!

What Are Gas Permeable Contact Lenses and Benefits to 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”.

Contact Lenses or Glasses?

Are contact lenses or glasses better for you or your vision?

There are pros and cons to wearing glasses and/or contact lenses. So, to help you decide what is best for YOU and your visual needs, we thought we would highlight both.

Glasses (Pros and Cons)

  • The biggest benefit to glasses is that anyone can wear them,

Selecting the Right 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.

Take the Mystery Out of Cataracts and 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.

What to Expect When “Electing” . . . Cataract Surgery

Many people consider poor vision an inevitable fact of aging, but they are mistaken.

Cataracts develop as we age and are typically the cause of deteriorating vision. Cataract surgery is a simple, relatively painless procedure that allows us to regain a majority of that lost vision. Nine out of ten people who have cataract surgery regain very good vision,

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