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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…

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Know Your Eyes: How are Cataracts Treated?

In our first Know Your Eyes blog, we discussed what cataracts are and what happens to your eyes when cataracts develop. In this blog we’ll check out how cataracts are treated and what a cataracts patient can expect from their treatment. Where does treatment start? – Your local optometrist. So you are experiencing cloudy, double, Read more…

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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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Protect Your Eyes from the Summer Fun and Sun

So we haven’t had many sunny days yet this year, but we have faith that summer will come to Milwaukee soon. With summer comes sunshine, trips to the beach, long runs by the lake, and a host of new risks for your eyes. Here’s a few ways to make sure your eyes are protected so Read more…

What Happens When I Don’t Wear My Glasses?

So your vision is not what it used to be, but you can get by just fine, right? Not exactly. For one reason or another, people find excuses to not wear glasses even when they need them. While it might seem harmless to forgo your glasses, there are a few not-so-harmless reasons to make sure Read more…

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The History of Women in Optometry

After receiving her doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Amy Jankowski opened Metro Eye 12 years ago. Because every March we celebrate Women’s History Month, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the pioneering women who helped pave Dr. Jankowski’s path to owning and operating her own practice in 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…

Discover the Metro Eye Difference

Are you struggling with eyestrain? Dry eyes making you lose focus? Or maybe your glasses just don’t fit quite right? Whatever your vision or eye health problem may be, we invite you to discover the Metro Eye difference. Your vision and lifestyle are unique. Your eye care should be too. Don’t Make Your Eyes Work Read more…