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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...

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...
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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...
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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…

New Non-prescription Eye Drop Safely Removes Redness

Freshly stocked on the shelves of your local pharmacy this month, and available without a prescription for the first time, Bausch + Lomb's new Lumify eye drops are a triumph over previous formulas designed to remove eye redness and irritation. Containing the active ingredient brimonidine, previously available only with a prescription, Lumify offers fast and 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…