Your retina is an essential part of your vision as it’s responsible for turning light rays into images through signals to the brain. When there’s a problem with your retina due to eye disease, ocular trauma or other conditions, you run the risk of causing long-term damage to your eyesight. Our retinal surgeon specializes in diagnosing and...Read More
The entire country is preparing for the rare opportunity to see a total eclipse on Monday, August 21st. NASA has been grooming Americans for months on the safest way to look at the sun, and where they can go to get the best view the moment the moon blocks the sun from sight. It’s said that the eclipse will last up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds in some regions of the United States.
Whether you’...Read More
At Northeastern Eye Institute, we want each of our patients to enjoy clear, sharp vision. It's essential to your enjoyment of daily life. If you think you may have cataracts, schedule a screening with our eye doctors as soon as possible. Early detection is always a good thing. Our ophthalmologists provide state-of-the-art laser cataract surgery and premium lens replacements, which you can learn more about in the infographic below. To arrange your consultation at one of our Northeastern Pennsylvania offices, please call 800-844-6315...Read More
Laser cataract surgery is performed similarly to the traditional procedure only instead of using hand-held devices and tools a laser does most the work. Studies show laser cataract surgery provides greater accuracy and reduces certain risks. To understand how laser cataract surgery is performed, you have to understand the ...Read More
Laser eye surgery has helped tens of millions achieve 20/20 vision for nearly 30 years. The technology continues to improve, and more men and women than ever are choosing laser vision correction over contact lenses and prescription eyeglasses. But, how does laser eye surgery correct vision?
Preparing Your Eye for the Laser
One of the most common fears about LASIK eye surgery is the risk of infection, which is extremely rare, but still crosses the mind of most LASIK patients. Ophthalmologists from the Hamilton Eye Institute in Tennessee recently published findings in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery that suggests long-term contact lens wearers are more...Read More
When it comes to laser eye surgery procedures such as LASIK, PRK and even laser cataract surgery, it’s important to have an experienced eye surgeon perform the procedure. The cost of LASIK can be pricey and likely prevents many men and women in Northeastern Pennsylvania from having laser vision correction. You should never choose your...Read More
The average American looks at a digital screen for approximately 7.4 hours a day. This consistent use already contributes to dry eye syndrome, but constant exposure to blue light emitted from screens such as your smartphone, tablet or laptop can cause digital eye strain, sleep problems and could even make you more likely to develop macular degeneration. Blue light...Read More
The simple reality is that cataracts afflict tens of millions of older Americans. You can do everything right, get all the necessary eye exams, take all the recommended steps to protect your eyes and you can still suffer from cataracts.
Fortunately, there are options if you suffer from cataracts. And for many of our Scranton-area patients, the best option is custom laser cataract...Read More
LASIK has become one of the most popular elective surgeries in the country, and it's easy to see why. The Northeastern Eye Institute has helped many Scranton-area patients find a long-term solution to their vision problems through LASIK surgery.
Still, the reality is that LASIK isn't for everyone. Some people just aren't good candidates for the procedure. But if that's the case for you, don't worry – we offer a range of...Read More