Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

Several thousand people suffer from eye injuries inflicted by fireworks each year in the US. Many cases have been known to cause permanent eye damage and a lifetime of impaired vision. The most severe cases have resulted in blindness.

Our goal at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons is to ensure that our friends and family members enjoy a SAFE and happy 4th of July Holiday.

Swing Into Spring

Suns out. Shades on.

Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses, far from being just a fashion statement or finishing touch accessory, are a necessary tool for the health of your eyes. Sunglasses should really be worn year-round to protect your eyes from UV rays and eye strain from excessive light, and to avoid the complications that can arise from these issues.

Looking for A Replacement for Unisol 4 PF Saline?

Although we do not fit for scleral lenses at Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants, we felt this information would be useful for those who currently wear them. 

Alcon stopped producing and distributing Unisol 4 but the good news is, there are solutions!

Addipaks sterile saline vials

Addipaks are preservative free simple sodium chloride 0.9% and water solution in single 3ml or 5ml vials.

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.  

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.

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.

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!

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.