DOCS Supports National Hug Day

If you visit our office on January 21, 2017 – get ready to be HUGGED!

In honor of the National Hugging Day, Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons would like to share these notable FACTS about hugging!

  1. Big Hero 6 was selected as MOST HUGGABLE hero for 2015. (Maybe the Friendeshan’s will be selected for 2016?)
  2. When we hug another person,

Support DOCS Casual for A Cause in 2017

Each month you will notice members of the DOCS staff in casual attire.

This is because 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. Historically, the staff votes at the beginning of each year for a charity to receive the “Casual Friday” funds each month.

Operation Site Restoring Vision for Those Who Cannot Afford It

Spreading GOOD NEWS this Holiday Season

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants it is not only about providing quality eye care services to residents throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants it is also about building ongoing relationships with our patients.

We genuinely care about those we interact with on a daily basis and the communities that surround our practice locally and nationally.  

Don’t Fundraise, FUN RAISE!

They don’t FUNDRAISE – they FUN RAISE!

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, we support various philanthropic and charitable causes. This month we are promoting Red Nose Day!

Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) American public charity.

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.

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