Make every day better and transform your vision in Harrisburg

Personalized eye care tailored to active lifestyles
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We treat our patients the way we would want to be treated

IN THIS VIDEO, DR BENNETT CHOTINER EXPLAINS WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

Why choose Memorial Eye?

For over 40 years, patients have come to us for the best eye care treatments in Pennsylvania

Our free appointments give you the confidence to grab on to a bigger life…

  • You’ll discover your suitability and whether or not you could benefit from one of our life-changing eye treatments

  • You’ll hear all about the benefits of treatment, including your expected outcome
  • You’ll get all of your questions answered and feel confident about your options
  • You’ll be one step closer to making a decision that will improve every day of the rest of your life

How we compare to other eye care providers

Here’s a summary of what we offer compared to other clinics, independents and chains
Do they offer… What we offer Clinics Independents Chains
LASIK Often Sometimes Often
Standard Cataract Surgery Sometimes Often Rarely
Premium Cataract Surgery Rarely Rarely Rarely
A consultation with the
surgeon before surgery
Sometimes Rarely Often
Interest-free financing Rarely Rarely Often
Flexible aftercare Sometimes Sometimes Rarely
Transparent pricing Sometimes Rarely Often
Pioneer experience in
Laser Eye Surgery
Rarely Rarely Rarely
Online booking
Rarely Rarely Often

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Recognized leaders in Harrisburg eye surgery

CHOOSE THE MOST EXPERIENCED CATARACT AND LASIK SPECIALISTS IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

Dr. Bennett Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY, LASIK SURGERY

Dr. Bennett Chotiner is the founder and medical director of Memorial Eye Institute. A noted innovator, in 1977 he established his clinical practice, the Pennsylvania Eye Associates. In 1984, he established the Pennsylvania Eye Surgery Center, Pennsylvania’s first …

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Dr. Erik A Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.

GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY, LASIK SURGERY

Erik Chotiner, M.D. diagnoses and treats a wide range of medical eye conditions. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Dr. Chotiner attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia where he received multiple awards including the Physiology Prize for …

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Dr. Richard M. Kowalski
Dr. Richard M. KowalskiO.D
Dr. Kowalski is a specialist in comprehensive eye care, refractive surgery consultations and contact lenses…

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Dr. Kenneth H. Levin
Dr. Kenneth H. LevinM.D.
Dr. Levin is a specialist in cataract surgery, glaucoma and general ophthalmology

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Dr. Bradford K. Sgrignoli
Dr. Bradford K. SgrignoliD.O
Dr. Sgrignoli is a specialist in retina and vitreous disease & surgery, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy…

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Dr. Michael J. Silvetti
Dr. Michael J. SilvettiO.D
Dr. Silvetti is a specialist in comprehensive eye care, refractive surgery consultations, contact lenses and low vision consultations…

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Dr. Katherine Won
Dr. Katherine WonO.D
Dr. Won is a specialist in comprehensive eye care and contact lenses…

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Can you be free from glasses and contacts?

The best way to find out if laser eye surgery is right for you is to book a free appointment. You’ll get a clear answer from our experts on your suitability and treatment options

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Our Harrisburg office locations

CHOOSE AN EYE CENTER THAT’S MOST CONVENIENT FOR YOU

Insurers

OUR MEDICALLY-NECESSARY EYE TREATMENTS ARE assured by
theSE private medical insurance COMPANIES

Thousands of happy LASIK patients in Central PA

we help people in and around the Harrisburg community live it up with better vision AFTER GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES

Excellent care and personal attention are provided at Memorial Eye. Hats off to Dr. E. Chotiner, nurses and staff for making my experience there so great!

Q. B.

Service is very complete and professional. Dr. Erik Chotiner was very friendly and able to answer all of my questions. I am very pleased with service and will recommend.

A. L.

Wonderful practice with kind and supportive employees. The doctors are top notch and excellent!

A. H.

Very happy with all the staff, from check in, check out and nursing in pre op. Amazing. Very clean facility. Dr. Chotiner is so efficient and fast. Would recommend him to everyone.

Vey L.

I am so happy at how good I can see now. Everyone was very professional and efficient. I feel my Dr is one of the best. I wouldn’t go to anyone else. Every one there was just great. Thank you so much.

Glenn C. Jr.

Surgery was quick and easy. Staff was very pleasant. Would recommend Dr. Chotiner very highly.

Patricia S.

I would recommend Memorial Eye Institute and Dr. Erik Chotiner for their expertise. They are all very professional and caring for their patients. It was an excellent experience.

Joyce K.

I was very pleased with the efficiency and professionalism of the staff. You have a well oiled team. Everyone is very thorough. Thanks Dr. Rick and staff.

M.A.B.

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Free yourself from glasses, contacts and cataracts

Discover if vision correction treatment can give you more confidence and convenience

I want to see glasses-free!

Life’s complicated enough these days. With all I’ve got going on, who’s got time for glasses and contact lenses too? Click here to see if you can become glasses-free…

I hate my reading glasses!

These things aren’t me at all. On, off, on, off… what a huge inconvenience to have to deal with day-in and day-out. Click here to find out if you can ditch your readers…

I’m too young for cataracts!

I’m busier than ever and want every day to be better. Ain’t nothing going to get in my way at this point in my life. Click here to see the options available to remove those cataracts…

Voted “Simply the Best” by the Harrisburg community

We are honoured to have received the following community awards

Affiliations and memberships

We’re proud to be members of these prestigious professional organisations

Be glasses-free in 3 easy steps

TRUST US TO EXPERTLY GUIDE YOU TO A LIFE FREE FROM GLASSES AND CONTACTS

Contact us

The first step is to find out if LASIK is right for you. That’s why we offer a free first appointment. Give us a call on (717) 657-2020 or use our easy online calendar to book a free appointment.

We’ll meet

Visit our laser eye surgery center in Harrisburg for a free assessment. We’ll give you a comprehensive eye examination and discuss your lifestyle needs. You’ll leave with a clear answer about the best treatment option for your eyes.

Be free!

In no time at all, you’ll be free to enjoy the world with brand new eyes – without the hassle of glasses and contact lenses. Our patients tell us that every day is better and they can’t wait what’s next.

We are proud to serve Central Pennsylvania

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