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Spring Time Means More Sunshine!

Time to spring forward! It’s the beginning of daylight savings time so our clocks will now be set an hour ahead. All this extra sunshine could affect your vision, so let’s talk about the ways Metro Eye can help keep you focused. Here in the Upper Midwest, more sunlight and warmer temperatures lead to more Read more…

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Eye Exam Myths and Facts

Whether you never miss an eye exam or it’s been a few years since your last one, we bet you’ll learn something from this new infographic from our friends at allaboutvision.com. This new infographic does a great job walking you thought all the aspects of a true, honest to goodness, compressive eye exam. This breaks Read more…

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Four Reasons to Give the Gift of Sight this Holiday Season

Started by Dr. Amy Jankowski in 2010, the Gift of Sight program is dedicated to ending unnecessary blindness and helping to provide vision care for the less fortunate. So this holiday season, and any other season, we thank you for your generosity in donating to the Gift of Sight program. It’s bigger than you think Read more…

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Celebrate World Sight Day 2016

On the second Thursday of October, we celebrate World Sight Day, put on by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. It’s a day to raise awareness and funds for all of those dealing with vision problems and those who don’t have access to affordable or effective eye care. Companies from all over the Read more…

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Five Tips to Take Control Over Fall Eye Allergies

As the seasons change, so do our allergies. Fall can be a particularly tough time for those sensitive to both indoor and outdoor allergies, despite the beautiful foliage. Here are a few of our top tips to help keep your eye allergies in check during fall allergy season: Limit Exposure – this might seem obvious, Read more…

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Pink Eye? Call Your Eye Doctor

So you think you have an eye infection or pink eye. Do you know who to call for help? Call your eye doctor, of course! Most people don’t know that they can skip the wait to see their primary doctor and forget the hassle of going to an urgent care center to see their optometrist Read more…

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Why Sunglasses are More Than a Fashion Accessory

When you think sunglasses, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? We picture somebody hanging out on a beach looking chic in a fresh pair of shades. There’s just something about sunglasses that can instantly turn your look from “plain Jane” to the cover of Vogue. So it’s no question that sunglasses are one Read more…

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Why You Should Skip the Drugstore Readers

Death, taxes… and bad vision Poor vision is an unavoidable part of growing older. Usually around the age of 40, people begin to notice changes in their vision and struggle to read or focus on things up close. That’s no problem – just go pick up a pair of reading glasses from the drug store 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…