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Myopia Management

The Myopia Epidemic

Every region of the world has shown alarming increases in the prevalence of myopia, also known as nearsightedness, over recent decades. Many experts have written that the global myopia crisis is now a Myopia Epidemic. According to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, the prevalence of myopia in the US Read more...
child using phone camera

Will Screen Time Damage My Child’s Eyes?

Modern life is so inescapably tied to computers that many countries consider internet access to be a basic “utility,” just like electricity and running water. As our children grow up in this digital age, we need to be cautious regarding the negative effects of electronic device exposure and take preventative Read more...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Read more…