Dedham, MA – Friday, October 19, 2018. We will be joining eye care centers throughout the United States to help support the Hawaiian Eye Foundation. Staff members from ophthalmology centers across the US will be wearing Hawaiian themed attire to work, as a fun activity to raise funding for this worthwhile cause.
The year is running out and it is time to use or LOSE your flex spending dollars. For those who have Flex Spending Accounts, (FSA) the following list reflects the covered optometry products and services. Those who do not yet have an FSA, the following is a list of reasons why you should!
Eye Exams YES a visit to the optometrist’s office is FSA eligible!
Are you considering having cataract surgery? Are you thinking about lens implants after cataract surgery?
At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons we will discover together which option is best for YOU.
The notion of having cataract surgery is unnerving as it is. Now, doctors have thrown another curveball your direction in the form of an upgraded lens.
Back to school eye glass trends that are taking the world of academia by storm.
If you wear corrective lenses but you also LOVE fashion, there is no better way to start the school year off than with a trendy new wardrobe accessory. That’s right, EYEGLASSES are no longer a burden. They are now a hot and hip commodity that will make you stand out in the crowd and grab your teachers attention.
Flexible Spending for Eye Care
Were you aware that your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) can be used towards the purchase of your new eyeglasses or contact lenses? You can use pre-tax dollars that you’ve set aside from your paycheck to cover expenses such as – eye exam co-payments or deductibles, and/or purchase approved eye care products.
Now that you know you have a cataract and you are aware of the types of cataracts, it is time to determine the right lens selection for your cataract surgery.
There are several lens options that are available to cataract patients. The following information is to assist anyone considering cataract surgery –
Are contact lenses or glasses better for you or your vision?
There are pros and cons to wearing glasses and/or contact lenses. So, to help you decide what is best for YOU and your visual needs, we thought we would highlight both.
Glasses (Pros and Cons)
- The biggest benefit to glasses is that anyone can wear them,
Are you taking the big plunge and switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses?
Have you always worn contact lenses, but are not completely satisfied with them? If you wear them already or are deciding to wear contact lenses, you need to choose the right lens for your lifestyle. We thought we would offer some suggestions to help you decide.
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,
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.