Our patients deserve the best. That’s why we are constantly investing in new
technologies and treatment options. With a passion for improving lives through improving vision, Dr.
Balin has created a facility that not only provides exceptional routine eye care but also offers the
most advanced surgical treatments for vision correction including iLASIK laser vision correction,
Refractive Lensectomy, Refractive Cataract Surgery with advanced multifocal lens implants, KAMRA
Inlay, PRK and Cataract Surgery.
As a premier eye care facility, we have been caring for the residents of western
Massachusetts for over 20 years with locations in Northampton, Springfield and Ware. Our commitment
and dedication to excellence in patient care remains steadfast.
Over 20,000 Vision Correction Procedures Performed!
What our Patients are Saying
The LASIK surgery was a snap. I now have 20/20 vision in both eyes
and would recommend LASIK to anyone interested in freeing themselves from the shackles of
If I had to use just one word for my procedure it would be "super"!
I found the surgery to be painless and quick. The staff explained everything to me in a most
helpful and professional manner.
"I had worn glasses since the age of 19. I decided to see Dr.
Balin to find out if I was a candidate for LASIK surgery. I was and had a successful
surgery. I am seeing better than 20/20 and not wearing glasses at all. The freedom of not
wearing glasses is great!"
I was blind! I couldn't see! Now I can see again. No pain. No
recovery. No dry eyes. No halos. I can see at night. I can see more than I ever remember
seeing before. I'm thrilled. It's a new world.
Our Vision Correction Procedures
iLASIK, Custom All Laser LASIK
The iLASIK procedure is a completely customized,
Blade-Free technology to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The
procedure is performed using the VISX Star S4 laser in combination with the Femtosecond
Intralase laser. The iLASIK procedure has the potential to provide some patients with better
vision than is possible with their glasses or contacts.
Refractive Lensectomy may be a good option for correcting
the vision of patients who are not good Lasik candidates. The procedure is also a great
choice for patients who are over 40 and interested in correcting both distance and reading
Reduce or eliminate your need for glasses after cataract
surgery. Dr. Nancy Balin performs advanced cataract surgery, in Western Massachusetts
offering the latest, most technologically advanced Intraocular lenses to restore distance,
up-close and in-between vision.
Would you like to reduce your dependence on reading
glasses? As we get older small print becomes harder to read, this condition is called
presbyopia. The Kamra Inlay is meant to be a long term solution to presbyopia providing a
natural range of vision distance to near thus reducing the need for reading glasses.
With so many procedures available, it is important to be properly evaluated by an
experienced vision specialist who can guide you in understanding your options. At Balin Eye & Laser
Center we offer vision consultation appointments with Dr. Nancy Balin to determine if you are a
candidate for one of these life changing procedures.
As a leader in the field of vision correction, Dr. Balin has improved the vision of
thousands of people. To find out if vision correction is right for you, contact our office 413-584-6666 to schedule your