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Currently the Milwaukee Health Department Advises wearing masks in indoor public places. Our staff will continue to wear masks until further guidance from the AOA and WOA.

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Get the First Look with Lafont

The house of Lafont has been a pillar of French eyewear since its inception in 1923. With their label of Guaranteed French Origin, Lafont authenticates that all their products are 100% manufactured in France. Their long experience in the eyewear industry allows them the skill and technical know-how to create delightful and high-quality frames. Their innovative techniques and designs and 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...

Maximize Your Insurance Benefits at Metro Eye

As the end of the year approaches, you may have unused insurance benefits that will disappear in 2022. Metro Eye staff is here to analyze, interpret, and maximize the benefits that you are entitled to! Whether it be for a new pair of glasses or a supply of contacts – let our expert team help! A yearly eye examination by 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...

Congratulations Tiffany!

Congratulations to our technician Tiffany for passing her optometric technician certification test! She joins Sami in this certification. With new technologies and treatments being discovered so frequently, it’s important that our technicians continue to learn and grow along with our providers. Metro Eye strives to have the best technology and treatment options, and our technicians play a huge role in Read more...
metro eye mask policy

Metro Eye Mask Policy

Mask Policy  As the safety of our patients and staff is always our highest priority, Metro Eye will be continuing to require that masks be worn onsite at all times by our patrons and staff.   Although the mask mandate for local businesses is currently changing, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) firmly upholds its recommendation for face masks to be worn throughout healthcare facilities. As 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...