June 27, 2016

When your eyes are operating as they should, it's often easy to forego a regular eye exam, especially when you're busy with work, school, and/or kids. After all, if you don't have any problems seeing, why take the time out of your schedule to go to an eye doctor? Actually, there are many reasons.

Regular eye exams are important because many eye diseases don't have apparent symptoms but can have serious effects. Your eyes could be suffering from something easily taken care of, but you wouldn't...

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June 08, 2016

Today there are more options available for Laser vision correction surgery than ever before. LASIK surgery can offer real change for those who have poor vision and feel limited by glasses and contact lenses.

To find out if you are a candidate for LASIK surgery, or other vision correction surgery, a thorough exam is the only way to know for sure. Once a careful examination has been performed, our...

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May 17, 2016

As we age, it is not abnormal for cataracts to form. When this happens, the lenses in our eyes become cloudy, which can affect the clarity of our vision. Sometimes small cataracts do not affect your eye sight, but as they grow, it can become harder to see.

Depending on when your cataracts are diagnosed, your treatment options will vary. If you are able to diagnose cataracts early on, your vision may be effectively improved with treatment options including:

  • New eyeglasses
  • Sunglasses with anti-glare properties
  • Magnifying lenses
  • The use of better or brighter lighting...
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May 10, 2016

Your eyes are one of the most important and sensitive parts of your body. When you decide to undergo eye surgery in Scranton, whether LASIK, Visian ICL, or one of the other available alternatives, it's important to choose the right eye surgeon.

When considering your options, the surgeon of your choice will should not simply be the best-qualified or lowest-priced option. If you're not comfortable in any way with the person who will be performing the procedure, you should explore alternative options.

There are several things to consider when choosing your Scranton...

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April 18, 2016

March 18, 2009 -- The first laser assisted corneal transplant in the Northeastern United States was recently performed at Northeastern Eye Institute in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The procedure was performed by Dr. Christopher S. Jordan, a third generation ophthalmologist who is a cornea, refractive and cataract surgeon. 

A corneal transplant, also known as a corneal graft, is a procedure that involves removal of the central portion of a diseased cornea, replacing it with a matched donor cornea. The procedure is performed to correct the absence of acceptable vision due to scarring,...

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April 18, 2016

Prize Winners

Wii -- Ray Jackubowski of Shavertown

Watch -- Jane Ash of Shavertown

Purse -- Rylee of Dallas. With her are...

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April 18, 2016

Northeastern Eye Institute has been named a national finalist for the Transitions Awards program which recognizes optical labs, optical retailers and eye care professionals for their yearlong commitment to promoting eye health and photochromic lenses. The winner will be announced during the Transitions Academy, held later this month in Orlando. Only three other providers were named finalists for Regional Retailer of the Year award, we feel honored!

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