Northeastern Eye Institute

Tunkhannock Location

Northeastern Eye Institute’s Tunkhannock office is located at 304 West Tioga Street. This office also serves the communities of Meshoppen, Mehoopany, Dushore, Laceyville, Springville, Dimock, Eaton Twp., Nicholson, Factoryville, Dalton, Falls, Noxen, Lake Winola, Dallas and Wyalusing.

Working Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

*Please call for appointment. Hours of operation are subject to change without notice.

The Tunkhannock office offers both ophthalmology and optometry services, including treatment of diseases of the eye, diagnostic testing services including Visual Fields, Pachymetry and OCTs, regular eye exams and contact lens services. The doctors and staff also work very closely with area businesses including P&G and Cargill. A great selection of eyeglass frames is available, from the hottest designer products to our affordable eyewear packages. Eyewear and sunwear designers include, Silhouette, Furla, Etro, Perry Ellis, Elizabeth Arden, Elle and Esprit. Sunwear selections also include Ray Ban and Costa DelMar. Young adult and children’s brands feature, Guess, Ocean Pacific, Izod, Converse, and Sketchers. And, there is free Wi-fi available in waiting areas.

The following eye doctors practice at our Tunkhannock office:

Dr. William Jordan, Jr. is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with special interests including cataract surgery and glaucoma. He serves on the Board of the Lackawanna Branch of the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind and is the co-chairman of its annual Swing for Sight golf tournament. He is also a site director for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of The Commonwealth Medical College. Dr. Jordan is a member of the National Ski Patrol and is on the Ski Patrol at Elk Mountain Ski Resort.

Dr. Charles Whitling joined Northeastern Eye Institute in August 2016 after 10 years of experience working with other optometric clinics. He practices in the Tunkhannock and Pittston offices with focus on primary eye care, ocular disease and contact lenses.  Dr. Whitling received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Westminster College and went on to earn another Bachelor of Science with his Doctor of Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. He completed externships at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA and The Laurel Eye Clinic, Brookville, PA where he worked alongside ophthalmologists managing pre/post-op cataract, Lasik, and glaucoma patients.

Dr. Alexa Golecki joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 2018 and practices in our Tunkhannock and Scranton offices. Dr. Golecki received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Wilkes University in 2014. She graduated Summa Cum Laude. She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Elkins Park, PA. During her time at Salus, she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society for all years of her attendance. She also received a presidential scholarship and graduated with high honors for outstanding scholarship.

The Tunkhannock doctors and staff support the Tunkhannock Soccer and Lacrosse teams, the Lake Winola Fire Company, the Tunkhannock Lions Club, Wyoming County Toys for Tots and Juvenile Diabetes Awareness.
This location offers convenient hours including evening and early morning appointments. There is also plenty of free parking available.

Call the Tunkhannock office at (570) 836-2224 or email us to set up an appointment or stop in to browse in our Optical Department.

What Our Customers
Are Saying
Lorraine Sterling

Very friendly, helpful staff. Doctor was great.

par riley

Great fast service very helpful!!

Polly Price

Very professional - everyone friendly and helpful - procedure perfect

John Macarchick

Have had outstanding care both in Scranton and Tunkhannock, Pa. Especially grateful to Dr. Peairs and staff for exceptional care.

Minturn Smith

My wife and I are very pleased with the service at NEI Tunkhannock. Dr. Whitling is very caring and professional. He spends time answering our questions and concerns. NEI is the place to go for eye care in NEPA.

Jackie Vajda

The Doctor were great, ran on time and actually a little ahead of schedule! The staff was great, very friendly! They were very helpful with picking out frames and calculating what our vision coverage would cover!