Spring is Here Sign

Spring Into Your Eye Care With These Useful Tips

Spring is in the air and so is the need for heightened eye care!

It is that time of year with flowers blooming, the warmer temps are creeping in and we are more incentivized to go outside. Maybe a picnic at the local park or a jog through nearby trails in the woods?

Checklist for Healthy Eyes

A Must Have Checklist for Healthy Eyes

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

Spring is rapidly approaching, and with it comes eye allergies and much-needed preparation for those corrective sunglasses. The following is a must-have checklist for maintaining healthy eyes throughout the year.

Spring

 

  • Allergy season.

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 a dilated eye exam. Your age, your overall health, and your risk of eye disease will impact the frequency of a dilated eye exam.

Dedham DOCS Supports National RX Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will hold its 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Held on the last Saturday of April and October of every year, this national event addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue.

Since its introduction to the public on September 25,

Having FUN While FUNdraising for Vision

Dedham, MA – Friday, October 19, 2018. We will be joining eye care centers throughout the United States to help support the Hawaiian Eye Foundation. Staff members from ophthalmology centers across the US will be wearing Hawaiian themed attire to work, as a fun activity to raise funding for this worthwhile cause.

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!

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!

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,