April 24, 2014

Northeastern Eye Institute now offers Transitions® Signature™ lenses to our Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area patients. These lenses are some of the most responsive adaptive lenses available, and we are proud to add them to our line of premium eyewear. It is one of the many ways we strive to provide you with the high quality eye care service you deserve.

The Transitions Signature lenses utilize Chromea7™ photochromic technology, making them more reactive to UV light. As a result, your lenses will get darker in...

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March 19, 2014

An intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens that replaces your eye’s natural crystalline lens. Surgeons frequently use IOLs to replace the cloudy lenses of cataract surgery patients. The Hazelton cataract surgeons at the Northeastern Eye Institute are pleased to offer our patients a number of excellent IOL options.

An intraocular lens implant replaces the natural lens that you’re born with, and millions of these lenses are implanted into patients’ eyes each year. At Northeastern Eye Institute, we offer the latest in premium intraocular lenses to our...

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March 19, 2014

Millions of Americans undergo cataract surgery every year to replace their eye’s cloudy lens and restore crystal clear vision. Cataract surgery is a commonly performed procedure that offers excellent results and enjoys an impeccable safety record. But new advances in technology allow our eye surgeons to give even better results through laser cataract surgery.

In cataract surgery, our ophthalmologists make a small incision in your eye in order to remove your cloudy natural lens and replace it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) that will restore your vision. Traditionally, the...

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January 15, 2014

Millions of Americans have chosen LASIK for freedom from glasses and contacts. In fact, it’s the most commonly selected vision correction surgery available. But while LASIK is an excellent choice for many patients, candidates need to meet some criteria in order to ensure a successful surgery. The LASIK experts at Scranton’s Northeastern Eye Institute have been pioneers in eye care for three decades and would be happy to meet with you for a LASIK consultation.

Successful LASIK candidates need to meet a few requirements, including the following:

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January 15, 2014

Cataracts affect millions of Americans each year and especially affect older populations. It’s estimated that more than 90 percent of Americans over the age of 75 have a cataract in at least one eye. Fortunately, cataracts can be treated in a straightforward and very common outpatient surgical procedure. Trust the Scranton cataract surgeons of the Northeastern Eye Institute for the most advanced diagnosis and treatment of cataracts.

Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures in ophthalmology. Although the decision to have cataract surgery is best made with your...

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December 30, 2013

Northeastern Eye Institute is proud to announce that we have been nominated as a national finalist for the Transitions Awards Program. The award, which is presented by Transitions Optical, Inc., recognizes optical labs, optical retailers, and eye care professionals for their commitment to promoting optimal eye health and photocromic lenses. Transition Optical is one of the leading providers of photocromic lenses in the nation.

There were only three eye care providers named as finalists for the Regional Retailer of the Year Award, and the doctors at Northeastern Eye Institute are honored to receive this prestigious recognition. It...

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October 16, 2013

Now that summer and back-to-school are behind us, its time to consider LASIK just in time for the holidays.  You can use those Flex Funds to help pay for the procedure.  Those who are not good candidates for LASIK may consider the Visian lens implant as an alternative to glasses & contacts.  Schedule your complimentary LASIK consultation by calling 1-877-NEI-VISION or (570) 340-8000 and speak w/ Donna.  You can also email us at [email protected]

June 12, 2013

We have a FREE iLASIK Seminar on Custom LASIK on Monday, June 24th at 6PM, with Dr. Tom Boland.

  • All attendees get $500 OFF LASIK and will have the chance to WIN:
  • Pair of Ray Bans Wayfarer - Retail value $150.
  • Kost Gift Certificate for $100 
  • $50 Dining Gift Certificate Arcaro & Genelie's
  • CDs and other items

It will be at Northeastern Eye Institute, 200 Mifflin Avenue, Scranton, PA. Click here to register!

February 28, 2013

Cataract surgery is a scary thought for most patients but, with the advanced developments in both the surgical procedure and the options in cataract replacement lenses, it has become an “opportunity” for patients to improve their function and quality of vision. Many patients now have the choice to be less dependent on and, in many cases, free from glasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery. In just one step, conditions such as “astigmatism” (uneven curvature of the cornea) and “presbyopia” (losing the ability to focus at near) can be corrected at the same time the cataract is removed. A Toric...

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February 24, 2013

On Thursday, two hours before my LASIK surgery was about to begin I was started to feel a little more nervous than I had all day. I had tried to remain as normal as possible so that I wouldn't work myself into a tizzy over the thought of the surgery to come. I went to class in the morning and came into work for a typical afternoon, not breaking my normal daily routine. However, let me tell you that may have been the longest afternoon ever! I was trying to keep as busy as I possibly could, but it felt like the clock just moved in slow motion. Clearly, I was getting nervous, which I came to be told is totally normal...if I wasn't nervous,...

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