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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August 30, 2018

While LASIK remains the most popular treatment to correct vision issues such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, the procedure isn’t right for everyone. There are several reasons why you may not be a good LASIK candidate, such as having very thin corneas or a severe vision prescription. In these situations, Visian ICL provides you with an effective alternative that will eliminate your dependence on glasses and contact lenses.

This procedure is an excellent option for individuals who are nearsighted or have astigmatism. Our ophthalmologists can achieve comparable results with Visian ICL...

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August 06, 2018

If you experience refractive vision errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans require corrective lenses to improve these vision issues.

At Northeastern Eye Institute, we offer a wide range of options to improve refractive vision errors. If you’d like a permanent vision correction solution that eliminates your need for glasses and contact lenses, then you may want to consider LASIK or an alternative refractive surgery procedure. In addition, our optical...

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June 26, 2018

Recovery after LASIK eye surgery is typically pretty fast, with most patients able to drive and resume everyday activities the day after surgery. However, there are still some restrictions that you should keep in mind in order to promote optimal healing. Athletic activities can be resumed anywhere from two days to a month after LASIK, depending on the type of activity and your individual healing progression....

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May 23, 2018

Dr. Joseph Shovlin - Scranton optometristNortheastern Eye Institute is proud to announce that Dr. Joseph Shovlin has recently been named the Top Optometrist in the country by the National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF). The NKCF is an outreach program established by the UC-Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute. Their mission is to increase awareness and understanding of keratoconus, and they fund...

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May 17, 2018

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision conditions impacting Americans today. Often, the initial symptoms are very subtle, making it hard to tell whether you need to seek treatment. This is one of the reasons why it is crucial that you receive annual eye exams after the age of 40. Early detection is the best way to prevent vision loss.

We’ve created the following quiz to help you determine whether you may be experiencing the early warning signs of cataracts. Take it to see if you may be ready for an eye exam and cataract screening.

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