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Metro Eye Proudly Supports Prevent Blindness Wisconsin

Prevent Blindness as a national organization started over 100 years ago in 1908. When it was learned that most childhood vision problems were preventable and treatable, a band of volunteers got together to form the forerunner to Prevent Blindness. To this day, Prevent Blindness is an organization that advocates for both children and adults in maintaining visual health. The Wisconsin Read more…

The Most Eye-Healthy Vegetables and Recipes for Summer

Eye Health starts with nutrition! The food you put in your body is of utmost importance and relevance to the amount of nutrients you are taking in. The more vitamins you can squeeze into your diet, the better off your eyes will be! Here are some of the most eye-healthy vegetables according to optometrists.org, and some fresh recipe inspiration! Spinach Read more...

Eye Exams – The Window to Your Health

When examining your eyes, your eye doctor can predict many health concerns, some not related to your eyes. In a recent study by Optum, it was found that early signs of chronic diseases could be found during a general eye exam. Conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and even early signs of cancer could be detected. Here’s Read more...

Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Your health is important. You may know how to take care of your general health: exercise, eat healthy, and get your vitamins! As your eye doctor, we’ve compiled a list specific to your eye health. Many of the ways in which you take care of your body are very beneficial for your eye health as well. Keep up to date Read more…

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Low vision affects millions of Americans, including especially many older Americans. Although often misconstrued, it is different from blindness. Low Vision is a condition where even corrective lenses and surgeries cannot provide 20/20 vision. When someone’s life is affected by low vision, activities such as reading, driving, and shopping can become very difficult. Low vision is typically caused by age-related Read more...

New Dry Eye Treatments at Metro Eye

Over the past 19 years Metro Eye has been expanding our Dry Eye Clinic with state-of-the-art technology and holistic remedies to this condition that affects so many of our patients. We pride ourselves in the success stories and treatments we offer for our patients. New to Metro Eye’s OSD clinic are two non-invasive treatments – Low level light therapy (LLLT) Read more...

Eye Exercises to Promote Healthy Vision

Some muscles in our bodies need some time to warm up before performing; but our eyes, from the moment we open them in the morning, are always on their A Game. Despite this, they are not meant to be staring at a computer screen all day. In this modern world, it’s important to exercise your eyes in focusing on various Read more...

How Face Masks May Impact Your Eye Health

Did you know that wearing face masks could impact your eye health? Some of us are already somewhat prone to eye issues like styes, eyelid infection and chalazia- however recent studies have shown that wearing a face mask regularly may increase your chances of developing these problems. Why? Breath Exposure & Mask Abrasion As anyone who has experienced a foggy Read more...

Illuminating the Effects of Digital Devices

Digital devices have numerous effects on our eyes and overall wellbeing. Studies show that amid the pandemic most of us are spending more hours using electronic devices than ever before, so it is very important that we’re aware of the negative effects in order to take steps to reduce them. Viewing the illuminated screens of digital devices has been strongly Read more...

GOODBYE 2020, HELLO HEALTHY VISION!

As you get ready to wave goodbye to 2020, say hello to clear and healthy vision! December can certainly be a very busy month, but don’t let your valuable insurance benefits and flex dollars go to waste on January 1st! Unsure about your current insurance plan’s vision coverage? Metro Eye’s expert team is happy to help you maximize all of Read more…