Finding Relief from Eye Allergies

It is that time of year again! Some call it springtime, others call it “allergy season”.

For those who suffer from allergies, it can be as brutal as it is a beautiful time of year. As we know, this past winter in New England was a mild one.  From a shovelling snow and navigating tough roads perspective –

Do You Suffer From Computer Vision Syndrome?

Our patients are increasingly dealing with Computer Vision Syndrome at an alarmingly fast rate.

The chief complaint for office visits this month has been – “eye strain”.  Therefore, we felt compelled to share this spectacular article by Dr. Kendall E. Donaldson. Please take the time to read this well-written document entirely.  Thank you!

Great Suggestions for Great Charitable Causes

Dedham Ophthalmology Consultants and Surgeons would like to extend a big thank you for the great suggestions for great charitable causes.

As you know, at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, we participate in a casual for a cause program on the first, third and fifth Friday of every month. Each staff member may contribute $5.00 and wear casual attire to work for the day.

Optical Oddities to Avoid in the Winter Season

Winter can be rough on eyes – here are some optical oddities to avoid in the winter season.

Germs, low temperatures, snowballs, icicles. It’s a winter wonderland of vision hazards.

As if avoiding the common cold, or worse yet, the flu were not enough – now one has to consider their eye health as well.  

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

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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.

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