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Exciting News for Metro Eye!

        At Metro Eye, we are dedicated to providing the best comprehensive vision and eye health care to you and your family.  It’s our number one goal to give our patients a positive experience and offer the best in everything, from patient care to choice in frames and lenses. We are happy Read more…

Sudden Onset of Floaters or Flashes Require Medical Attention

Irregular occurrences in vision are no casual matter. People who experience symptoms such as a “mini-avalanche of spots” (which doctors call floaters) or “lightening bolt flashes” are advised to seek medical attention promptly  as they could indicate serious vision problems. According to a New York Times report, “When blood flow through the retina is blocked Read more…

Eye Problems Related to Diabetes

Preventing diabetic eye disease, or retinopathy, is important. Long-term diabetes can cause blood vessels in the retina of the eye to break down, leading to loss of vision and even blindness. Doctors don’t know the cause. There are two things people with diabetes can do to slow, and perhaps prevent that complication, with the help Read more…

Metro Eye Trunk Show

Metro Eye would like to invite you to an event you won’t want to miss!  Come to Metro Eye’s Trunk Show on Wednesday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  It’s a chance for you to take a few moments for yourself during the busy holiday season, and check out designer frames from SALT, Read more…

From The Dr's. Desk

Autumn is here and the changes that occur with the season are well under way. The air is now crisp, most of the leaves have fallen, and it won’t be long until that white stuff is on the ground! The change that is occurring outside is very representative of all the changes that are happening Read more…

The Gift of Sight

Please join all of us at Metro Eye this holiday season in giving those less fortunate the gift of sight. Our annual Gift of Sight Campaign is going on now through Dec 31st.  There are two great ways to help someone in need. A  donation of $45 will give someone less fortunate the gift of Read more…

All About Eye Exams

Regular eye exams are important aspects of overall health maintenance in adults.  Exams can detect problems like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). If adults aren’t having specific problems with their vision, they often don’t know when and how often eye exams should be scheduled.   The American Academy of Ophthalmology has Read more…

Smoking and Your Vision

It’s common knowledge that quitting smoking can drastically improve a person’s overall health and wellness, and cut the odds of developing serious diseases.  It turns out that avoiding or quitting smoking can also help long-term eye health. Smoking has been linked to future risks for cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), even in young smokers in their Read more…

Computer Vision Syndrome

  In today’s technology based world, many of us stare at a computer monitor for hours a day.  It’s what we do, but unfortunately not always great for our eyes as it may lead to computer vision syndrome, or CVS. CVS is the name given to a wide range of eyestrain and pain that computer Read more…

Nutrition and Lifestyle Choices for Healthy Eyes

Preventing eye disease is one of the top ways to maintain good vision and eye comfort.  And while some eye diseases are unavoidable, others can be prevented, slowed, or suppressed simply by making good lifestyle and diet choices.  For example, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Dry Eye Syndrome, Cataracts, and Eye Lid Disorders are all conditions strongly Read more…