June 20, 2019

Eyeglasses and contact lenses help many people see clearly, but they aren’t exactly convenient. If you’ve ever lost a contact lens or misplaced your glasses, you know how frustrating it can be to be dependent on corrective lenses.  

LASIK is a commonly performed method of vision correction for patients with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. It is a popular procedure for several reasons, including minimal recovery time and high rates of patient satisfaction.

At Northeastern Eye Institute (NEI), our doctors frequently perform...

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May 29, 2019

There are a variety of factors that impact your risk of developing cataracts. Find out if you may be at an elevated risk of this serious vision condition.

cataract risk factors infographic

Fortunately, cataract surgery is a safe and effective way to restore clear vision. At Northeastern Eye Institute, we offer custom laser cataract surgery to ensure the most precise results during your procedure. You can find out about your treatment options by...

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May 07, 2019

Cataracts are a common age-related vision condition impacting more than 25 million Americans. When cataracts develop, your eye’s lens becomes cloudy, preventing it from focusing light properly on your retina. Over time, this results in a gradual deterioration of your vision and if left untreated, cataracts can eventually lead to blindness.

Fortunately, cataract surgery provides a safe and effective way to restore clear vision. During your procedure, your eye’s cloudy natural lens is removed and replaced with a clear, artificial lens called an intraocular lens (IOL).

Traditionally, the incisions...

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March 01, 2019

Scranton optometrist Dr. Emily JonesNortheastern Eye Institute is proud to announce that Dr. Emily Jones has recently joined our optometry team. She sees patients at our Scranton and Honesdale offices.

“I am very excited to be a part of a practice with such a long history of caring for patients,” said Dr. Jones. “The patients, doctors and staff at Northeastern Eye Institute feel like part of a big family, and I look forward to living up to the NEI standard...

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February 27, 2019

Since LASIK is considered a cosmetic rather than medically necessary procedure, most vision insurance plans don’t cover it. While paying out of pocket can seem like a barrier to LASIK, the benefits often outweigh the cost. If you’re considering LASIK surgery, the Northeastern Eye Institute has financing options to make enjoying corrected vision easy. Call 800-334-2233 to schedule a free LASIK consultation.

What LASIK Does for Your Vision

LASIK is a refractive surgery that can correct the following vision problems:...

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January 14, 2019

LASIK can free you from the hassle of contacts and glasses and correct your vision problems for good. With nearly 700,000 LASIK surgeries being performed each year, find out if you would benefit from LASIK or another corrective vision procedure.

Call 800-334-2233 to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more about your options. We offer LASIK and alternatives to LASIK...

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December 20, 2018

Eye exams are a crucial part of your health routine. These important visits ensure that all vision issues are detected in their earliest stages. At Northeastern Eye Institute, we have a team of highly trained ophthalmologists and optometrists who have extensive experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of vision conditions. By visiting one of our offices regularly for an eye exam, you can maintain the best possible vision.

The frequency of your eye exams varies based on a variety of factors, including:

  • Age
  • Whether you are at high risk for certain vision conditions
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December 04, 2018

If you’d like to eliminate your dependence on glasses and contact lenses, LASIK may be a great option for you. This procedure, which uses a laser to reshape your cornea, can restore clear vision. The improvements in your vision achieved by LASIK can have far-reaching impacts throughout your life.

View our slide presentation below to discover some of the ways that LASIK can change your life.

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October 23, 2018

The most common factor impacting the quality of your vision is genetics. Vision conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are caused by irregularities in the shape of your cornea that are associated with your genetic makeup.

However, your genetic makeup isn’t the only thing impacting your vision. Many of the actions you take on a daily basis can have a negative impact on your vision. Over a prolonged period of time, these actions can potentially result in deteriorated vision and eye health issues.

Forgetting to Wear Sunglasses

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September 26, 2018

While LASIK remains the most popular refractive surgery option, it’s certainly not the only choice available to you. Alternatives such as Visian ICL achieve excellent results and provide you with a good vision correction solution in the event that you aren’t a good LASIK candidate.

We’ve created the following quiz to help you determine whether Visian ICL may be right for you. You can also learn more about your options by scheduling an evaluation with one of our ophthalmologists.

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