December 18, 2015

You deserve crystal clear vision. To learn how our NEPA eye doctors can help, call 800-334-2233 and schedule a consultation at one of our Northeastern Pennsylvania locations todayIf you have grown tired of prescription eyewear, perhaps this Christmas is the best time to give yourself the gift of laser vision correction surgery. Our Scranton eye surgeons utilize the latest in LASIK technology to provide customized and highly effective results. If you have been considering LASIK, call us now at 800-334-...

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December 09, 2015

With 15 Northeastern Pennsylvania locations, our NEPA eye doctors can protect and enhance the vision of your entire family. Call 800-334-2233 to learn more

At Northeastern Eye Institute, we offer a full range of eye care services – allowing patients of all ages to achieve optimal vision and maintain visual health for a lifetime. If you are looking for an experienced and dedicated eye care team in Northeastern Pennsylvania, please call us at 800-334-2233 today to schedule your appointment at one of our...

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November 24, 2015

If you have flex benefits, now is the time to use them. Call Northeastern Eye Institute at (877) 634-8474 to discuss vision correction options or to schedule a consultation todayIf you have a flexible spending account, now is the time to start scheduling consultations for treatments not covered by your insurance. Most flex plans expire with the New Year, taking with them any unused contributions. The best way to avoid losing money and to get the advanced eye care services you’ve been longing for is by calling the...

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November 06, 2015

Smoking increases risks for cataracts. If you are a smoker and have noticed changes in vision, call our Wilkes-Barre eye doctors at 800-334-2233 to schedule an examination today

Studies have shown that smokers face a risk 2x greater for developing cataracts than nonsmokers. Sadly, this risk never fully decreases – even years after quitting – but risks are reduced the longer you refrain from smoking. Bear in mind that smoking is also linked to an increased risk for macular degeneration, glaucoma,...

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October 27, 2015

As Halloween approaches, many people look to more and more inventive costume ideas. Among these are costume contacts, designer lenses that produce a look that can be at once frightening and disarming. This makes them ideal for creepy Halloween costumes, but are they equally dangerous for the eyes? That all depends on where you get them and how you put them to use.

If you have questions about caring for your contact lenses, call 800-334-2233 to speak with one of the experienced Scranton eye...

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October 07, 2015

Are you considering LASIK? Call (877) 634-8474 today to schedule a consultation at one of our 18 Northeastern Pennsylvania locations and learn which options are best for youBladeless LASIK is an ideal option for patients who dislike the idea of having metal instruments used in their procedure. IntraLase™ allows our Scranton LASIK surgeons to create your corneal flap with a cool laser as opposed to a microkeratome – potentially reducing risks of flap complications and helping to speed recovery. If you are interested...

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September 25, 2015

NEI has been voted the Best Eye Center in Scranton by the Times Tribune Reader’s Choice Award. To schedule your appointment with one of our eye doctors, call 800-334-2233 today

NEI has been voted the “Best Eye Center” in Scranton through the Reader’s Choice Awards in the Times Tribune. This distinction is awarded to local businesses and professionals who are selected by ballots submitted by readers. Our Scranton eye doctors are honored by this award and look forward to continuing...

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September 03, 2015

Do you have questions about laser vision correction in Wilkes-Barre? Call the LASIK eye surgeons at NEI – 800-334-2233 – to schedule a consultation todayLASIK is one of the safest surgical procedures, not just on eyes but in general, performed today. With an incredibly low complication rate, laser vision correction is a safe and effective way to find permanent freedom from prescription eyewear. However, just because it is safe does not mean it is right for everyone. The best way to learn if LASIK is right for...

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August 25, 2015

To learn about safe and effective cataract removal options in Northeastern Pennsylvania, call Northeastern Eye Institute at 800-334-2233 and schedule a consultation today

A research team from the University of California, San Diego is set to begin human trials on eye drops that have been shown to shrink and dissolve cataracts in both model and animal subjects. The medication is based on lanosterol, a naturally occurring steroid that is believed to help prevent crystalline proteins...

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August 12, 2015

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of AMD, please call (880) 334-2233 to schedule a consultation with one of our NEPA eye doctors todayResearchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have recently discovered the ways in which specific immune cells contribute to vision loss in older patients with macular degeneration. According to their recent studies, this discovery may open therapeutic pathways that could alter immune cells and interfere with abnormal blood...

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