March 20, 2020

If you experience the uncomfortable symptoms associated with dry eye syndrome, Northeastern Eye Institute can help. We offer a variety of dry eye treatment options to alleviate your discomfort.

We’ve created the following quiz to help you determine whether you may be suffering from dry eye syndrome. It is based on the Standardized Patient Evaluation of Eye Dryness (SPEED) questionnaire. While this quiz shouldn’t be treated as an iron-clad diagnosis, it can help you identify whether your symptoms are indicative of dry eye syndrome.

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January 23, 2020

If you’d like to eliminate the hassles associated with glasses and contact lenses, Northeastern Eye Institute can help. We offer a variety of refractive surgery procedures that can help you restore 20/20 vision in 2020.

The right procedure for you will depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of the refractive vision error you need to correct and the unique properties of your eye. During your free consultation, our ophthalmologists will discuss your options with you in detail and recommend the best treatment plan to restore clear, sharp vision.

LASIK

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January 14, 2020

Tunkhannock optometrist Dr. Gerard HildebrandIn what is certainly a bittersweet moment for the Northeastern Eye Institute team, our long-time optometrist, Dr. Gerard Hildebrand, has announced his retirement. We’re grateful for the many years we’ve been able to work with such an outstanding doctor, and we will miss him moving forward. But we are also happy for him and hope he enjoys the adventures that lie ahead in retirement.

Dr. Hildebrand began...

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December 19, 2019

If you’d like to eliminate the hassles associated with glasses and contact lenses once and for all, LASIK may be right for you. We’ve created the following quiz to help you determine how much you know about the procedure. You can find out if you’re a LASIK candidate and learn about your vision correction options by speaking with our ophthalmologists in person.

Contact our Northeastern Pennsylvania Ophthalmologists

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November 22, 2019

young woman with better focus after LASIK eye surgeryAs the end of the year approaches, many patients want to know if laser vision correction fits in their budget. Whether you plan to pay for it yourself or you've set aside FSA benefits for the procedure, one sentiment is absolutely true when you decide where to get LASIK: "You get what you pay for."

The price tag is not the only factor to consider when deciding on your LASIK provider. Cost is influenced...

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November 07, 2019

November 10th is World Keratoconus Day, and the team at Northeastern Eye Institute wanted to take advantage of this observance to make sure you know your options when dealing with this vision condition. Fortunately, this rare eye disorder is easily treated.

Keratoconus is a progressive vision disorder that occurs when your cornea begins to thin, causing it to morph from a round, dome-like shape into a cone-like shape. This causes your vision to become significantly distorted. Keratoconus often develops in your teens or early 20s, and it can occur in one or both eyes.

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October 31, 2019

While the primary focus of our practice at Northeastern Eye Institute involves caring for your vision and your overall eye health, we also offer oculoplastics services. This is a specialized field of ophthalmology that addresses issues associated with the eyelids and the structures surrounding the eye.

Some oculoplastic services are cosmetic in nature, helping you restore a youthful and rejuvenated appearance. Others are medical in nature, addressing functional issues with the structures of your eye.

What Is the Difference between an Oculoplastic Surgeon and a Plastic Surgeon...

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September 30, 2019

Clear vision at a distance is certainly something to be happy about, but 20/20 vision doesn’t mean that you can skip your annual eye exam. Not only are these exams important to protect your ocular health by tracking changes in your vision and the function of your eyes, your eyes can reveal early signs of many serious health conditions throughout your body.

At Northeastern Eye Institute, our doctors are passionate about clear vision and ocular health for each patient. We also take our role in detecting potentially life-threatening conditions very seriously, which is why our eye exams include several...

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August 28, 2019

School is starting up again, and it’s a great time to make sure your children have their vision checked. According to the American Optometric Association, roughly 80% of what children learn in school comes from visually-presented information. As a result, your child’s ability to see properly will play a crucial role in academic success this year.

back to school eyeglass sale at Northeastern Eye InstituteAt Northeastern Eye Institute, we’re...

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July 31, 2019

Your eyes are very delicate, and they can easily be damaged when they come into contact with a foreign object. For this reason, it’s crucial that you exercise extreme caution when you get something in your eye.

In most instances, this involves something minor such as a dust or dirt particle, a loose eyelash, or a similarly small object in your eye that doesn’t pose any danger to you. In these cases, you can most likely remove it yourself very carefully. However, you should seek medical treatment if something more serious enters your eye.

If a shard of glass or some other sharp object gets embedded in your eye, it may...

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