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5 tips for protecting your eyes at the beach

Everyone loves the beach, just don’t get caught up in the excitement and forget your sunnies! July is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Metro Eye wants to help you protect your beautiful eyes from that sneaky sun. Here are our 5 tips you can’t forget: Polarized sunglasses are ideal for boaters, fishermen and beach-goers — Read more…

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 is through 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…