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Happy Eyes on Halloween

Halloween decorations and costumes can certainly be creepy, but true terror lurks within the potential eye issues that can attack our vision well after the spooky festivities end. Planning to incorporate makeup, facial prosthetics or specialty contact lenses into your costume this year? Learn more about using these fun effects safely, and protect yourself and your family from ocular peril! Makeup Read more...
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The Rainbow- A Beautiful Illusion

Although most of us are already familiar with the basic science relating to the rainbow, surprisingly the more we learn about this colorful phenomenon the more captivating these beautiful layered bands of light become. What is a rainbow? We most commonly notice a rainbow in the sky when a substantial amount of rain or fog Read more...

Metro Eye Celebrates 15 Years

On June 5th, 2003 Dr. Amy Jankowski and Luanne Labonte officially opened the doors of Metro Eye, and have built upon their commitment to exceptional eye care every day since. While preparing to celebrate Metro Eye’s 15th Anniversary this month, Dr. Amy reflected upon the exciting journey that these years have unfolded and beheld her gratitude Read more...

Amazing and Fun Facts About Eyes

We love eyes! Millions of years of evolution have made them one of the most interesting and complex components of the human body. We wish to point out all of the amazing facts that make eyes so fascinating, so sit back and enjoy our list of favorite eye facts! You blink almost 15,000 times a day! Compared Read more…

Eye Health Myths: Fact from Fiction

There is plenty of misinformation about your eye health. Many myths are so common they are sometimes treated as facts. Metro Eye looks at the most popular eye health myths to see how they stand up to reality. You can wear your eyes out Limiting the number of hours you use your eyes will not Read more…

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Eye Healthy Foods to Get at the Farmers Market

Farmers markets are easily one of the best things about summer in Wisconsin. From the huge market held around the capitol in Madison, to the local flavor of the one in West Allis, there’s a farmers market for every community. Being so close, we’re partial to the Cathedral Square Market! Farmers markets are a great 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…

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4 Glasses to Upgrade Your Spring Style

Milwaukee winters are usually long and cold, which makes springtime around the Third Ward so special. Soon the sunlight will melt the snow, and the flowers will start to bloom once again. It’s always such a colorful time of the year! That’s why it’s the perfect time to upgrade your style with colors that pop! Read more…