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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...

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month and Metro Eye is helping get the word out about low vision and how it currently affects 3 million Americans. Experts project by 2030 the number of Americans who have low vision will reach to 5 million. What is Low Vision? Low vision is when even with regular glasses, Read more...
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Metro Eye Recognizes Glaucoma Awareness Month

Don’t let Glaucoma steal your vision! Known as “the sneak thief of sight” due to the disease’s ability to cause of blindness with little or no symptoms before hand,  glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Glaucoma affects over an estimated 4 million Americans, and half of those affected may be Read more...
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How an Eye Exam Helps With Your Overall Health: INFOGRAPHIC

Has it been a while since your last eye exam? With the new year, it might be time to consider an appointment to make sure your vision hasn’t changed and that your eyes are healthy. Your eye exam is more than just checking on the state of your vision and eye health. Having an eye 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…

What everyone should know about women’s eye health

May is Healthy Vision Month so we wanted to talk about the specific health issues women face with their vision. Unfortunately, women are more susceptible to developing certain eye diseases than men. In fact, nearly 65 percent of blindness and other visual impairments occur in women. We’ve put together a list of the most common Read more…

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What is Pink Eye Anyway?

“Pink Eye” is the term most folks use to refer to one of the most common eye problems – conjunctivitis. While children are the most likely to get Pink Eye, it can affect anyone. There are three main sources of Pink Eye with each one requiring a different treatment strategy from your Optometrist. Three Types Read more…

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Know Your Eyes: How to Prevent Cataracts

The past few weeks have been dedicated to learning more about cataracts and how cataracts are treated. This time, we’ll turn our focus to how you can prevent cataracts from developing and what steps you can take today to ensure a healthier lifestyle. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure” We’re Read more…

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Know Your Eyes: How are Cataracts Treated?

In our first Know Your Eyes blog, we discussed what cataracts are and what happens to your eyes when cataracts develop. In this blog we’ll check out how cataracts are treated and what a cataracts patient can expect from their treatment. Where does treatment start? – Your local optometrist. So you are experiencing cloudy, double, Read more…

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Know Your Eyes: What are Cataracts?

June is Cataracts awareness month – so throughout the month, we’ll be supplying you with everything you need to know about cataracts, how it affects your vision, and what you can do to treat and prevent it. First things first – What is Cataracts? Similar to a camera, you eyes have lenses that sit right Read more…



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