Chronic Dry Eye Causes and Therapies

What is Chronic Dry Eye?

Chronic Dry Eye is an incurable ocular surface disease in which you are unable to produce sufficient tears to keep your eyes hydrated, resulting in dry scratchy eyes that often suffer from blurred vision.

Dry eyes are caused by a lack of adequate tear production or the quality of the tear production.

Ophthalmology Practice Supports Toys for Tots Program

If you notice our staff in casual attire on Fridays – here is why.

On the first, third and fifth Friday of each month staff may contribute five dollars each ($5.00) and wear casual attire to work for the day – in exchange for the privilege of going casual.

The Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants staff vote,

Cutting-Edge Cures for Blindness

In a race to cure blindness, three advances come closer to reality


Scientists have long known that while our eyes do most of the heavy lifting of sight—taking in particles of light, bending and refracting them, turning them into electrical impulses—we actually “see” with our brains. Between the eye and the mind,

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.

August Casual For A Cause is World Vision

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Hard to believe it is AUGUST already!

As you know, at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we support a different charity each month.

Those who elect to go casual for a cause are able to dress down on Friday and make a contribution of $5.00.

Our charity for August is World Vision.

July is Casual for Massachusetts Adoption Resources Exchange

Photo credit Ken Kotch & Sarah Feinberg – from Official Mare Website

Several Fridays each month you will notice members of the DOCS staff in casual attire.

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we are casual for the Massachusetts Adoption Resources Exchange. On the first, third and fifth Friday of each month,

New Website for Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website.

In an effort to continue to provide comprehensive eye care services, we have determined that a new website was in order. Our goal is to continually strive to offer the most efficient means of communicating and staying in touch with our patients.