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cataracts awareness month

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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Get to Know Dr. Amanda Kopczyk

Q: WHEN DID YOU FIRST KNOW YOU WANTED TO BE A DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY? I knew I wanted to go into this field early on, but I guess it didn’t really click until high school. I always enjoyed math and sciences and my dad made contacts, so I already knew a little about the industry. Read more…

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes and Your Eyes

November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes affects nearly 29.1 million children and adults in the United States, and an additional 86 million Americans are at risk of developing this life altering disease. But diabetes does not just impact your blood sugar levels. Long-term diabetes can cause blood vessels in the retina of the eye to break Read more…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August has finally arrived in Milwaukee, which means that the weather will start changing, back to school shopping has started, and every parent’s dream of their child being out of their hair is closer to realization. With all the back to school madness, it’s easy to overlook your child’s eye exam. August is Children’s Eye Read more…

Why Choose Metro Eye Optometrists?

When it comes to picking an optometrist, you have options. Options are great. Most optometrists will tell you what’s wrong, but won’t go that extra step. Here at Metro Eye the job isn’t done until we find you the perfect prescription, lenses and frames, and leave you with a smile on your face. You have Read more…

Why Metro Eye

Why Metro Eye?

Did you know that your child’s first dilated eye exam should be at 6 months of age, then again at ages 3 and 6 years old to ensure their vision doesn’t cause learning or developmental difficulty? Did you know 2.2 million Americans have glaucoma, but only 50% of those people know they have it? According Read more…

The 21st Century Eye: Three Ways to Protect Your Vision

Everywhere we look, we’re reading, shopping, banking or being entertained online on digital devices small and large—at work, at school, at play and on our way in-between. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q® survey, 55 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other handheld devices for five or Read more…

Vision Benefits for Small Businesses

The staff at Metro Eye are proud to work for a small, local business here in the Historic Third Ward. However, because we’re small we know how much of an absolute headache dealing with insurance programs can be! That’s why we decided to do our part for the community and support local business through the Read more…

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

How much do you know about Glaucoma? For many Americans, the answer is very little. With forecasters suggesting the number of Americans with Glaucoma is expected to rise exponentially in the next 20 years, it’s time we also raise awareness. Luckily, January has been dubbed Glaucoma Awareness Month to help spread the word about how Read more…

Metro Eye’s Top 5 Eye Care Articles of 2014 (… so far!)

We know you see a LOT of news and information all over the place every day of your life. In an effort to filter out some of the more important information regarding your eye care, we’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite eye care articles that have been published so far in 2014… Read more…