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Diabetic Vision Loss: Keep the Facts in Sight

Diabetes is a rapidly growing global health issue, and over 9% of Americans have diabetes while about 1.5 million more are diagnosed every year. As you may already be familiar with some of the heightened health risks associated with diabetes, such as cardiovascular disease and neuropathy, it is extremely important for diabetic individuals to heed 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...
Allergies

Fight Seasonal Allergies Without Medication

Warm weather months bring many unpleasant sensations for seasonal allergy sufferers, such as sneezing, coughing, itchy red eyes, irritated or watery eyes, itchy and runny nose and throat. Surprisingly, the best way to battle the bothersome symptoms of seasonal allergies is to reduce your allergen exposure from early spring until late fall. How can we do that, when allergens seem 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...

Protect Your Vision With a Healthy Lifestyle

As the demands and responsibilities of modern life increase, and technology decreases the necessity of physical activity, it can certainly become difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Studies continue to prove the countless benefits of living healthfully and actively with a nutritious diet, and preservation of one's visual health is clearly among them. Exercise Healthy 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...

Computer Vision Syndrome: Prevention and Reduction

When we discuss protecting our eyes at work, we often think of the workers who are exposed to debris, chemicals, wood chips, metal fragments, etc. These individuals require specific eye protection, such as safety glasses or goggles, to keep their eyes safe from injury while on the job. However, in our age of technology, we Read more...
eye health

Explore Your Best Health This Saturday!

Only a few more days remain until the ‘Fit Collective Health Fair,’ at High Def Health this Saturday, February 2nd! Metro Eye’s optometrists are gearing up to educate attendees on optimal eye health, amidst a curated team of local health and wellness professionals! Metro Eye’s booth will also be offering retinal photography, as a complimentary service to attendees on the day of this Read more...

Only Days Remain: Maximize Your 2018 Benefits

As 2018 comes close to its end, you may have insurance benefits that will disappear with the new year! Metro Eye’s expert staff is happy to thoroughly analyze, interpret and assist you in maximizing the valuable vision insurance benefits that you are entitled to! Vision benefits, flexible spending funds and health savings account funds are applicable to numerous Read more...
eye exam month

National Eye Exam Month Is Here

Healthy vision begins with a comprehensive eye exam, and August is the perfect time to schedule your appointment- as it is National Eye Exam Month! Dr. Amy Jankowski, Dr. Kaelyn Zaporski and Dr. Amanda Kopczyk apply a wealth of knowledge throughout the entire eye examination process, to continually find innovative ways of improving and maintaining your family’s precious optical Read more…