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Blood Donors Needed- Give the Gift of Life

Donate Blood With Us FRIDAY, APRIL 30TH Can YOU help? Every time you donate blood, you share the gift of life with patients in need. Your generous life-saving donation can help patients with cancer, sickle cell anemia, burns and so much more! Click the button below and schedule your donation appointment on Friday, April 30th with Read more...

Hot Styles for Warmer Weather

After 2020 and winter, we are poised and ready for warmer weather and greener pastures ahead….so why not welcome them in style? There has never been a better time to reimagine your look, our Sample Sale offers an incredible array of fashionable designs at unbelievably low prices! Enjoy 50% Off Select Designer Frames & Sunglasses* Read more...

Eye Protection Could Save Your Vision

Although everyone knows that eye damage is detrimental to one’s sense of vision, every day thousands of Americans fail to wear eye protection and injure their eyes. Not only is it vital that we protect our precious eyes in the workplace, but much caution is also required at home- which is a rapidly growing source Read more...

Glasses STILL Fogging? Simple Tips That Work!

It’s been a year since COVID-19 hit the Midwest. Although vaccination numbers are up and reported local cases are declining, we’re still hanging in there and wearing our masks until the CDC says otherwise. It’s much easier to hang in there when you don’t have blurry vision due to FOGGING GLASSES from your mask! Why Read more...

Dr. Patricia Bath Shattered Glass Ceilings

Dr. Patricia Bath changed the history of ophthalmology through her tremendous sight-saving accomplishments, shattering glass ceilings along the way. After excelling academically throughout her high school, college and medical studies, Dr. Bath invented the Laserphaco Probe, a device that enables more precise and less painful cataract surgeries. In 1988, she became the first African American Read more...

Help Us Celebrate Luanne!

Does Luanne Labonte hold a special place in your heart? It’s time to share some love, because Luanne recently retired and we are putting together something very special in her honor! Please click the button below to write a message, upload a video message, or upload photos relating to what Luanne Labonte has meant to you over Read more...

You Can Help Milwaukee See Better!

Metro Eye’s Gift of Sight program provides community members in need with vision care, to help Milwaukee see better. You can help too, because Metro Eye is now matching your local charitable contributions to support our neighbors’ ocular health! Join our mission to promote healthy vision by donating to any local non-profit organization. Every time you make a Read more...

Meet Samantha Filipiak – Optometric Technician

Samantha Filipiak sprouted her passion for patient care through a position at an optometry practice located in her home town, in western Arizona. After originally starting as a front desk associate there, a fervent interest in eye care training emerged when an optometric technician position became available and her ideal career path became illuminated. Samantha 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 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 Read more…