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Protect Your Vision With a Healthy Lifestyle

As the demands and responsibilities of modern life increase, and technology decreases the necessity of physical activity, it can certainly become difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Studies continue to prove the countless benefits of living healthfully and actively with a nutritious diet, and preservation of one's visual health is clearly among them. Exercise Healthy Read more...

Setting Our Sights on Charitable Vision Care

Interested in making a positive difference in the community? Metro Eye is now matching local charitable contributions to support ocular health throughout the Milwaukee area. Every time you make a donation to any of the local non-profit organizations listed below, Metro Eye will match the same amount in donated vision services to the community! Vision Forward- https://vision-forward.org/donate/ Penfield Children’s Center- http://penfieldchildren.org/donate/ Prevent Read more...

Computer Vision Syndrome: Prevention and Reduction

When we discuss protecting our eyes at work, we often think of the workers who are exposed to debris, chemicals, wood chips, metal fragments, etc. These individuals require specific eye protection, such as safety glasses or goggles, to keep their eyes safe from injury while on the job. However, in our age of technology, we Read more...
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Explore Your Best Health This Saturday!

Only a few more days remain until the ‘Fit Collective Health Fair,’ at High Def Health this Saturday, February 2nd! Metro Eye’s optometrists are gearing up to educate attendees on optimal eye health, amidst a curated team of local health and wellness professionals! Metro Eye’s booth will also be offering retinal photography, as a complimentary service to attendees on the day of this Read more...

Are Your Personal Care Products Toxic?

Potential hazards and health risks associated with exposure to chemicals are certainly worthwhile concerns, as we aim to protect our families and ourselves from harm. Why then are most of us in the dark when it comes to chemical ingredients found in personal care products and cosmetics, which we use daily? Metro Eye’s Ocular Surface Read more...
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Children’s Vision and Learning Go Hand in Hand

Not only is it Children’s Vision and Learning Month, but it is also officially back to school season! Prepare your family for the new school year, and ensure that those studious eyes are seeing clearly with a comprehensive eye examination. Studies show that 80% of learning occurs through visual experiences, proving just how incredibly important it is that students of all ages Read more...
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Seasonal Eye Allergies – Prevention and Relief

Do you experience irritated, itchy eyes throughout the warm weather months? These symptoms, along with noticeable redness and excessive tears, may indicate that you are suffering from seasonal ocular allergies. Sometimes our immune system causes the body to produce antibodies, in response to allergens, resulting in an unpleasant reaction. Ocular allergies occur when the delicate tissues covering the eye and eyelid react in response Read more...
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National Eye Exam Month Is Here

Healthy vision begins with a comprehensive eye exam, and August is the perfect time to schedule your appointment- as it is National Eye Exam Month! Dr. Amy Jankowski, Dr. Kaelyn Zaporski and Dr. Amanda Kopczyk apply a wealth of knowledge throughout the entire eye examination process, to continually find innovative ways of improving and maintaining your family’s precious optical Read more…

New Non-prescription Eye Drop Safely Removes Redness

Freshly stocked on the shelves of your local pharmacy this month, and available without a prescription for the first time, Bausch + Lomb's new Lumify eye drops are a triumph over previous formulas designed to remove eye redness and irritation. Containing the active ingredient brimonidine, previously available only with a prescription, Lumify offers fast and Read more...

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month and Metro Eye is helping get the word out about low vision and how it currently affects 3 million Americans. Experts project by 2030 the number of Americans who have low vision will reach to 5 million. What is Low Vision? Low vision is when even with regular glasses, Read more...


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