Dr. Frank Bucci, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Bucci
Accepting new patients

Angelina Theresa Bucci Eye Surgery Center

158 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

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Dr. Frank Bucci, MD is a Cornea & Refractive Surgery Specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Geisinger Community Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bucci to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bucci's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cornea Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucci performs Cornea Surgery more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Bucci performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Eye Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucci performs Eye Surgery more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Bucci performs this procedure more than 45% of his peers

Visual Field Defects
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bucci treats Visual Field Defects more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Bucci treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Scotoma

Dr. Bucci's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Intraocular Hemorrhage
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Dr. Bucci's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bucci

3.9

Based on 36 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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I love Dr. Bucci for he has helped me w/my eye sight and severely dry eyes. I have been to so many eye doctors for years and not one was able to give me any relief. Dr. Bucci is a wonderful and caring doctor who wants to give all of his patients the best he can for them. I suffered for so many years w/infections in and around my eyes, but now I am doing fantastic as far as my eyes go. I tell everyone I meet about Dr. Bucci. I have had 2 surgeries so far and his entire surgery staff are wonderful people.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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Terri Kosinski – Oct 29, 2019
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He is, without a doubt, the BEST! I wouldn’t entrust the health of my eyes to anyone else. His staff is so kind and knowledgeable. Doctor Bucci is compassionate, brilliant and a truly dedicated surgeon.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Patti T in Stroudsburg , PA – Jun 29, 2019
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He is... hands-down! The best EYE surgeon in Northeast Pennsylvania. He takes time explaining your procedure in detail. The information he gives you is beyond compare he has a prestigious EYE practice.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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JK Hyde in Bloomsburg , PA – Jun 01, 2019
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Dr Bucci is a wonderful doctor, who spends time with his patients. His staff are wonderful from receptionists, nurses, techs...everyone is kind, helpful and courteous. Rare to find customer service like this nowadays
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Monica Osborne in Scranton – Nov 11, 2018
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Greatest experience I have ever had in a doctor's office or surgery! Entire staff was extremely friendly and helpful in answering all of my questions and keeping me informed about the entire process of having my eyesight adjusted utilizing the Lasik procedure. I would highly recommend this to anybody looking to get rid of their glasses and wake up in the morning being able to see clearly and sharply!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Brian in Kelayres, PA – Aug 16, 2018
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I had Lasik back in 2009. Aside from one eye healing a bit slower than the other I had zero issues. Everyone seems to be told they may still need reading glasses but I needed nothing. I was corrected to 20/20 vision almost 10 years ago and I'm just starting to use cheaters for reading. I'm hoping Dr. Bucci will be able to adjust my eyes again. He has the best bedside manners and genuine concern for all his patients. I would recommend him to anyone as I have been for the last 9 - 10 years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lori C in Carbondale, PA – Jul 20, 2018
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Had Lasik surgery in January 2018 and later had a free enhancement done on my left eye (which didn't heal properly the first time due to my astigmatism). Dr. Bucci and his staff are friendly and prompt--I never had to sit around waiting long, which is shocking given the number of patients he has. The staff worked to accommodate me and my schedule to the best of their ability. Great overall experience, would highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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bdm87 in Wilkes Barre – May 19, 2018
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My experience with Dr Bucci and his staff was nothing less that EXCEPTIONAL!!!! I am a "perfectionist".....and worry-wort. After INTERVIEWING 3 leading eye doctors in my area.....I chose Dr Bucci. I had my 1st cataract surgery yesterday. My followup this a.m. went perfectly. After being told I can see 20/20 out of that eye. Experiencing NO PAIN....no adverse post op reactions....I am THRILLED!!!! Doing it again next month with the other eye. I have nothing but praises for him and his team!
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Sharon in Sybertsville PA – Feb 23, 2018
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Dr. Bucci and his team were great! I’d recommend them to anyone!
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Jan 02, 2018
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There are no words to describe the miracle of having my vision lost, and then restored completely, painlessly, professionally by Dr Bucci and his awesome Staff!! I still can't believe I can see this clearly! I had Bad vision my whole life, heavy ugly glasses and didn't realize I had Cataracts in my 40's The staff is like a family, the care, professionalism and expertise are rare these days! In 7 minutes I was given better vision then I've ever had!! Thank You from the bottom of my heart
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Michelle Dabrio in PA – Jun 19, 2017
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Excruciatingly painful cataract surgery; Vision was not fully corrected; Eye problems resulting from the surgery were not pro-actively addressed, leading to permanent on-going eye problems He tried to push for an additional procedure costing another $1600 on top of the $3600 just paid for the cataract removal; fortunately another doctor was able to solve the problem with eye drops and patience
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Shavertown, PA – Apr 02, 2017
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I had catarct surgery in both eyes. Dr Bucci determined that I had a very bad astigmatism in both eyes along with my nearsightedness. I wore glasses for over 45 years. The surgery results exceeded my and Dr Bucci's expectations. Nearsightedness and astigmatism is almost non existant. I now only use glasses for reading. I was treated with the highest of professionalism by the whole staff. I highly recommend Dr Bucci.
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Andy D in Glen Lyon, PA – Jan 03, 2017
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I HAD A FEW PROCEDURES DONE BY DR. BUCCI HE EXPLAINED EVERYTHING TO ME I NO LONGER NEED GLASSES I CAN SEE UP CLOSE & FAR AWAY. I HAVE RECOMMENDED HIM TO A FEW FRIENDS & FAMILY MEMBERS THEY ARE ALL PLEASED WITH THEIR RESULTS. HE IS THE BEST
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SUSAN S in Wilkes Barre, PA – Oct 05, 2016
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I had lasik surgery by Dr. Bucci and it was great. The staff, along with Dr. Bucci, was wonderful. I could see 20/20 the next day. Lasik was the best decision I ever made!!
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Amanda S. in Mountain Top, PA – Oct 05, 2016
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Courteous, competent, no wasted time. Good follow-up and well linked to my regular doctor.
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Charles D. in Scranton, PA – May 31, 2016
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Unhappy in NYC – Mar 28, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Frank Bucci, MD is a Cornea & Refractive Surgery Specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmology

Education

University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Fellowship Hospital
Albany Med Center Hospital
Residency Hospital
Jersey Shore Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internship Hospital
1985
UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1980
University of Florida, Gainesville
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Practice

Angelina Theresa Bucci Eye Surgery Center158 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Geisinger Community Medical Center

Scranton, PA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Wilkes Barre, PA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Wilkes - Barre General Hospital

Wilkes Barre, PA

57% Patient experience rating, 12% lower than the national average

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