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,

Dr. Milhim Aswad rated BEST Doctor in Boston Magazine’s Best Doctor Guide 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Aswad for his selection as one of Boston’s BEST Doctors in Boston Magazine.

Carefully vetted and chosen by their peers, the experts on our annual guide to the region’s top doctors have all your medical needs covered—just consider it your prescription to better health.

This comes as NO SURPRISE to the staff here at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons who have worked alongside Dr.

Types of Cataracts

There are several types of cataracts and they are defined by the location and/or their origin.

To help alleviate some of the mystery that surrounds the various types of cataracts, we have created this list to clarify their location and origin. By doing so – our hopes is to help those who seek Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants for help with their cataracts will have a better understanding of cataracts.

Are You Experiencing Cataract Symptoms?

Immature cataracts have very little impact on your vision.

Did you know that when you first start developing a cataract, it has very little impact on your vision? You may notice a little blurriness in your vision, however, if you are over the age of 40, you have most likely been dealing with blurry vision already.

The Difference Between Vision Tests Online and Eye Exams

Source: CNN

This new wave of online health services, or those received through telephone or videoconferencing, is described as telemedicine.

“The way I see telemedicine is, it’s a more unique method of delivering health care to individuals, whereby it’s a lot more accessible,” Lee said. “Unlike the typical brick and mortar type locations where you need to make an appointment and go in,

Some Back to School Allergy Friendly Lunches

School is just around the corner and we wanted to share this little great find for packing allergy free lunches for your child. Check out these nutritious and FUN packed menu items. This should keep lunchtime for the upcoming school year something to look forward to!

Gone are the days of packing peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

Protect Your Eyes During Solar Eclipse

Staring Directly at the Sun is HARMFUL to Your Eyes

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse, where the moon completely covers the sun, will be visible in the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. It’s the first total solar eclipse that can be seen coast to coast and only from the continental U.S.

Helpful Hints to Choose the RIGHT Glasses for You

You don’t need to be a fashion expert to find eyeglass frames that look great on you. Eyeconic makes finding the right frames simple. Use the following four tips to find the frames that work best for your style.

Face Shape
Is your face round, oval, square, diamond or heart-shaped? The shape of your face will help you determine which frames enhance your look.

Eye Care Tips to Maintain Healthy Vision

Your eyes are an important part of your health. Most people rely on their eyes to see and make sense of the world around them. But some eye diseases can lead to loss of vision, so it is important to identify and treat eye diseases as early as possible.