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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...
Metro Eye Blood Drive

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 Metro Eye at Milwaukee Public 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* Minimal to Bold, Neutral to 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 of eye-related accidents. As this 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 Are My Glasses Fogging When 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 woman doctor to receive a 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 the years.* Share Memories Here 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 donation to a local non-profit 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 Filipiak shines amidst our outstanding Read more...