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A Closer Look at Childhood Vision Impairment

AOA recommends eye exams before your baby can walk By Dr. Amy Jankowski When you take a closer look at the percentages surrounding childhood vision impairment, you may be surprised at what you see.   • Some 60% of students identified as problem learners have undetected vision troubles.   • An estimated 80% of what we learn Read more…

The Plunge: 4 Reasons to Try Progressive Lenses

Seeing is believing.   However, common patient misconceptions can prevent them from taking the plunge into progressive lenses, also known as “no-line bifocals.” As Milwaukee’s leading optometrists, we often hear a patient say their friends told them progressive lenses are difficult to get used to, so they avoid taking the plunge.     This does Read more…

1-Day ACUVUE TruEye: The Perfect Contact Lens

    Contact lens wearers want their contacts to feel like they’re not wearing any. At Metro Eye, our goal is to make our patients feel as comfortable as possible in their eyewear, whether that be glasses or contacts.   If you’ve been stuck wearing glasses because contacts are too uncomfortable, we have a new brand Read more…

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” – Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma can take 40 percent of your vision without you noticing any difference. Glaucoma primarily affects the elderly and middle-aged individuals. Those at highest risk are people over the age of 60, diabetics and the severely nearsighted. Currently there are 2.7 million people in the U.S., over the age of 40, that have glaucoma. According Read more…

Sports and Your Vision

Is something holding you back from improving your golf score? Does your child always seem to be just a couple steps short from the soccer ball? Vision, just like endurance and strength, is an essential component of how well you compete. There is much more to vision than just seeing clearly. Your vision is composed Read more…

Latisse for Longer Eyelashes: Is It Safe for Your Eyes?

Today longer eyelashes are desired by many women. Cosmetics such as mascara, eye shadow and eye liners are all used to draw attention to a woman’s eyes. Now, thanks to Latisse women may be able to grow longer, fuller eye lashes within weeks. You have probably heard about Latisse, the eyelash grower that’s been on Read more…

Amy is Wearing the new Relax Lens

Shamir Relax™ – no, it’s not a lens infused with caffeine and it doesn’t come with a lifetime supply of coffee either.  But it does ease the strain normally associated with prolonged accommodation. If you spend the majority of your work day reading or using a computer to complete tasks, the muscles in your eyes Read more…

Eating for Eye Health

Have you had your spinach today? The savory dark-green leafy green, among many vibrantly colored vegetables and fruits, is frequently overlooked, and often nonexistent on the plates of Americans across the  country. We often hear why we need fruits and veggies — for heart health and cancer prevention. Now we can add to that list “eye health” — Read more…

Bring on 2012

Happy New Year to all of our wonderful customers, we appreciate your business!  Dr. Jankowski, Dr. Zaporski and the Metro Eye Stylists  

Winter Dry Eye

While to some winter and all of its snowy glory can produce something of a winter wonderland, to others the season brings things we’d rather not have to deal with… cold feet, frozen fingers, runny noses, and… dry eyes! Yes, in the midst of all that is bothering us when the temperatures hit record lows, Read more…