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Happy Eyes on Halloween

Halloween decorations and costumes can certainly be creepy, but true terror lurks within the potential eye issues that can attack our vision well after the spooky festivities end. Planning to incorporate makeup, facial prosthetics or specialty contact lenses into your costume this year? Learn more about using these fun effects safely, and protect yourself and your family from ocular peril! Makeup Read more...

New School Year, New Outlook

The start of a new school year can be quite an adjustment for any young scholar, and visual impairments commonly go unnoticed amidst all of the excitement that comes along with turning over a new educational leaf. As our eyesight may gradually change over time, children and teens may not notice subtle shifts in their visual acuity without a Read more...

Protect Your Child from Myopia

What is myopia? Resulting in poor distance vision or “nearsightedness,” myopia occurs when the eyeball grows longer than it should or has a cornea that is too curved. Although moderate cases of myopia are not typically worrisome, progressive myopia is a rising concern as it can lead to serious eye issues such as retinal detachments, Read more...

Setting Our Sights on Charitable Vision Care

Interested in making a positive difference in the community? Metro Eye is now matching local charitable contributions to support ocular health throughout the Milwaukee area. Every time you make a donation to any of the local non-profit organizations listed below, Metro Eye will match the same amount in donated vision services to the community! Vision Forward- https://vision-forward.org/donate/ Penfield Children’s Center- http://penfieldchildren.org/donate/ Prevent Read more...
Childrens eye health

Children’s Vision and Learning Go Hand in Hand

Not only is it Children’s Vision and Learning Month, but it is also officially back to school season! Prepare your family for the new school year, and ensure that those studious eyes are seeing clearly with a comprehensive eye examination. Studies show that 80% of learning occurs through visual experiences, proving just how incredibly important it is that students of all ages Read more...

Back to School Time is a Great Time for an Eye Exam

It’s back to school season! Now is the time to make sure your child’s vision is ready for the new school year. Considering that 75% of what we learn comes through what we see, it’s critically important to make sure students of all ages are thoroughly examined for any issues related to their sight. Unfortunately, Read more…

Its August! Time for an Eye Exam!

August is National Eye Exam Month so we wish to spend some time talking about how an eye exam is not only healthy for your eyes, but very important for your overall health as well! Getting a comprehensive eye exam is not just for those with poor vision, and it is recommended for everyone to Read more…

Children’s eye health : What you need to know

May is Healthy Vision Month, which means everyone should consider their eye health, especially their children’s.  What is the most child-related question we get at Metro Eye? “When should my child see the eye doctor?” According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have their first eye exam by 6 months of age. Metro Read more…

Metro Eye At Penfield Montessori Academy

Metro Eye At Penfield Montessori Academy

On February 16, Dr. Amy Jankowski and a team from Metro Eye conducted complementary vision screenings for the children at the Penfield Montessori Academy in Milwaukee. There are different criteria for each age group that they tested, but the main goal of the screening is to help detect the need for a referral to an Read more…

Four Vision Basics to Know for Back to School

It’s back to school season once again! While you’re busy filling backpacks with supplies, buying books, and finding the best deals on clothes – remember to make sure your child’s vision is in top shape before first period math class. See the chalkboard… even from the back row About 80 percent of a child’s learning Read more…