Dr. DeSando joined Northeastern Eye Institute in 1989 and practices in our Carbondale office. She is a consulting optometrist for Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center, Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Clarks Summit State Hospital. Dr. DeSando also serves as an on-site eye care consultant to several of the residents living in community based homes for St. Joseph's Center for the areas disabled.
Dr. DeSando received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton majoring in biology. She went on to earn a second Bachelor of Science in visual science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She completed her externship at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Northeastern Eye Institute and at Eye Associates in New Haven, Connecticut.
Dr. DeSando is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the Northeast Pennsylvania Optometric Society. She specializes in general optometry, binocular vision, geriatric eye care and is certified in the therapeutic treatment and management of ocular disease as well as pre- and post-operative care to photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and LASIK patients.