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Diabetic Vision Loss: Keep the Facts in Sight

Diabetes is a rapidly growing global health issue, and over 9% of Americans have diabetes while about 1.5 million more are diagnosed every year. As you may already be familiar with some of the heightened health risks associated with diabetes, such as cardiovascular disease and neuropathy, it is extremely important for diabetic individuals to heed Read more...

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...

Tom Davies Custom Eyewear Event- 10/18

THIS is your chance to let Tom Davies fully customize your glasses for the perfect style, color and fit! Tom Davies is world-renowned for skillful eyewear designs, combining state-of-the-art technology with refined handcrafted artistry. Metro Eye is excited to host the entire collection of fully customizable frames on Friday October 18th, for an exclusive one-day Read more...
Rainbows

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...

New School Year, New Outlook

The start of a new school year can be quite an adjustment for any young scholar, and visual impairments commonly go unnoticed amidst all of the excitement that comes along with turning over a new educational leaf. As our eyesight may gradually change over time, children and teens may not notice subtle shifts in their visual acuity without a Read more...
Allergies

Fight Seasonal Allergies Without Medication

Warm weather months bring many unpleasant sensations for seasonal allergy sufferers, such as sneezing, coughing, itchy red eyes, irritated or watery eyes, itchy and runny nose and throat. Surprisingly, the best way to battle the bothersome symptoms of seasonal allergies is to reduce your allergen exposure from early spring until late fall. How can we do that, when allergens seem Read more...

Eye Misalignment- Do You Suffer Unknowingly?

EYE MISALIGNMENT Do your eyes work well together? How would you know if they didn't? When your eyes are not in sync, the brain must compensate for the misalignment. This additional work stresses the trigeminal nerve, which is the nerve in your brain responsible for most head and neck sensations. Symptoms of this strain may go unaddressed, or may be falsely Read more...

Protect Your Child from Myopia

What is myopia? Resulting in poor distance vision or “nearsightedness,” myopia occurs when the eyeball grows longer than it should or has a cornea that is too curved. Although moderate cases of myopia are not typically worrisome, progressive myopia is a rising concern as it can lead to serious eye issues such as retinal detachments, Read more...

Customize Your New Lindberg Style on 5/29!

Metro Eye presents a one-day-only Lindberg Trunk Show event next Wednesday, May 29th from 9am-5:30pm! Join the tradition of discreet, classic elegance and explore the fully customizable Lindberg frame collection, every piece carefully manufactured with responsibly sourced materials. Let our optical stylists customize your flawless new Danish look, and face the summer ahead in a frame with remarkable visual impact and unparalleled comfort! Call us to Read more...

Protect Your Vision With a Healthy Lifestyle

As the demands and responsibilities of modern life increase, and technology decreases the necessity of physical activity, it can certainly become difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Studies continue to prove the countless benefits of living healthfully and actively with a nutritious diet, and preservation of one's visual health is clearly among them. Exercise Healthy Read more...