Whether you play basketball, football, or are a swimmer, you depend on sharp vision to win the game or race. Many athletes struggle with sweat dripping into their eyes and irritating their contacts, or prescription glasses slipping down their nose every few seconds. Swimmers have an added struggle as chlorine can quickly ruin a pair of contacts, and prescription goggles are costly. LASIK eye surgery...Read More
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but they can be fixed easily through cataract surgery. The procedure is straightforward—the clouded natural eye lens is removed and replaced with an intraocular lens implant, leaving you with near perfect vision and healthy eyes. However, your eyesight will only get worse the longer you wait to have an eye exam.
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Your retina is an essential part of your vision as it’s responsible for turning light rays into images through signals to the brain. When there’s a problem with your retina due to eye disease, ocular trauma or other conditions, you run the risk of causing long-term damage to your eyesight. Our retinal surgeon specializes in diagnosing and...Read More
The entire country is preparing for the rare opportunity to see a total eclipse on Monday, August 21st. NASA has been grooming Americans for months on the safest way to look at the sun, and where they can go to get the best view the moment the moon blocks the sun from sight. It’s said that the eclipse will last up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds in some regions of the United States.
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At Northeastern Eye Institute, we want each of our patients to enjoy clear, sharp vision. It's essential to your enjoyment of daily life. If you think you may have cataracts, schedule a screening with our eye doctors as soon as possible. Early detection is always a good thing. Our ophthalmologists provide state-of-the-art laser cataract surgery and premium lens replacements, which you can learn more about in the infographic below. To arrange your consultation at one of our Northeastern Pennsylvania offices, please call 800-334-2233...Read More
Laser cataract surgery is performed similarly to the traditional procedure only instead of using hand-held devices and tools a laser does most the work. Studies show laser cataract surgery provides greater accuracy and reduces certain risks. To understand how laser cataract surgery is performed, you have to understand the ...Read More
Laser eye surgery has helped tens of millions achieve 20/20 vision for nearly 30 years. The technology continues to improve, and more men and women than ever are choosing laser vision correction over contact lenses and prescription eyeglasses. But, how does laser eye surgery correct vision?
Preparing Your Eye for the Laser
One of the most common fears about LASIK eye surgery is the risk of infection, which is extremely rare, but still crosses the mind of most LASIK patients. Ophthalmologists from the Hamilton Eye Institute in Tennessee recently published findings in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery that suggests long-term contact lens wearers are more...Read More
When it comes to laser eye surgery procedures such as LASIK, PRK and even laser cataract surgery, it’s important to have an experienced eye surgeon perform the procedure. The cost of LASIK can be pricey and likely prevents many men and women in Northeastern Pennsylvania from having laser vision correction. You should never choose your...Read More
The average American looks at a digital screen for approximately 7.4 hours a day. This consistent use already contributes to dry eye syndrome, but constant exposure to blue light emitted from screens such as your smartphone, tablet or laptop can cause digital eye strain, sleep problems and could even make you more likely to develop macular degeneration. Blue light...Read More