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Why Choose Memorial Eye Institute?

Memorial Eye Institute is regarded as one of the leading eye care centers in the United States. For over 40 years, Memorial Eye Institute has been the area leader in innovation and excellence in eye care and eye surgery. Our surgeons have helped thousands of people enjoy better vision. We are committed to excellence, and our patients turn to us for the best eye care treatment available.

Advanced Technology

Memorial Eye Institute invests in the very latest laser, surgical and diagnostic equipment. From LASIK to cataract surgery to cosmetic surgery to the treatment of retinal diseases, Memorial Eye Institute invests in the most high-tech equipment available. Our practice is the first in Pennsylvania to offer custom cornea, allowing us to fully customize LASIK procedures. Memorial Eye Institute is one of a select group of Laser Vision Correction Centers able to offer Intralasik, The All Laser Lasik Technique that offers the ultimate in Lasik safety and precision. Learn more about our newest technologies by visiting our technology page.

Experienced Surgeons

Dr. Bennett Chotiner, Memorial Eye Institute’s founder and Medical Director, is central Pennsylvania’s most experienced LASIK surgeon. He has performed thousands of surgical and laser vision correction procedures. All of our surgeons are board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Chotiner is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has lectured to other doctors at major local, national, and international ophthalmic meetings. Dr. Chotiner was a leading investigator in the study that helped LASIK get FDA approval in the United States.

Memorial Eye Institute is recognized as a center of excellence by major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Our surgeons are asked to conduct clinical trials on new medications and technologies.

Dedicated Surgery Center

Memorial Eye Institute is home of Pennsylvania’s first fully approved freestanding ophthalmic surgery center. The surgery center has been awarded the certificate of accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). This certification means that Memorial Eye Institute has met nationally recognized standards for quality care. In order to achieve this accreditation, Memorial Eye Institute undergoes extensive on-site surveys of its facilities and services. The survey teams, composed of physicians, nurses and administrators, evaluate all aspects of patient care.

Our Culture

Every member of the Memorial Eye Institute team is dedicated to providing excellent patient care. From doctors and nurses to technicians and support staff, our team works hard to make you feel like you are our priority throughout every step of your care with us.