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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…

Why Do I Need Retinal Imaging?

RETINAL HEALTH Healthy retinas are essential to healthy vision! Since your visual acuity is of immense concern to our eye care team, ‘retinal imaging’ is an incredible tool that Metro Eye’s optometrists use to photograph and track subtle changes in the health of your retinas. Many early signs of developing retinal conditions can be detected Read more...

Clear New Horizons

Our world and visual demands have dramatically changed this year and we need the clearest possible view of the uncertain road ahead. While we rise to new challenges and adapt to new circumstances, our eyes are working for us differently than ever before….requiring a redesigned scope. You do not have to face your new visual Read more…

Halloween Makeup Safety Tips

Celebrating Halloween with costume makeup, facial prosthetics or special effects contacts this week? Check out our safety tips below to have fun with festive face adornment without compromising your eye health! Makeup & Prosthetics It’s very important to check your makeup ingredients for harmful chemicals! Also, sharing or using old cosmetics adds a huge risk Read more...
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A Blink is More Than You Think!

We blink substantially less often while looking at digital screens. As our pandemic lifestyles increasingly rely on computer use, we are now blinking less than ever… Why is blinking important? Every blink of your eye naturally activates the meibomian glands, which maintain healthy tear film and help to prevent dry eye symptoms! Maintain comfortable eyes by Read more…

Vision Correction While You Sleep

What is CRT? Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is a method of nonsurgical vision correction that is increasingly popular among patients who prefer not to wear daytime glasses and contacts. How Does It Work? The CRT procedure is an attractive alternative to laser eye surgery as it is noninvasive, reversible and involves the fitting of specially Read more...
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Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms This Season

Allergy season can be unpleasant, as most of us don’t look forward to the sneezing, coughing, itchy irritated eyes, runny nose and itchy throat that typically come with it. If you are an allergy sufferer, check out our tips below for successful symptom reduction and prevention this season!  Reduce Symptoms Remove allergens from skin, eyelids, hair & Read more…

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Back to School- Adapting to Learn + Learning to Adapt

'Back to School' used to be quite a literal phrase, however this fall in the US its scope of meaning is very broad. Teachers, school support staff, students and their families are attempting to adapt to the unusual school year ahead- whether it be virtual, in-person, limited....or a combination of the three. Safety & Success Read more...
Torre Froehlich

Meet Torre Froehlich – Optical Stylist

Torre Froehlich began her optical career in 2012, when an opportunity to work in optics presented itself and ignited with a fascination that had begun at childhood. Galvanized by her enriching interactions with clients and propelled by her mission to exceed their expectations, Torre gracefully embraces the challenge of accommodating the vast spectrum of client Read more...