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Metroeye New Year

Ring In 2020 With 20/20 Vision

As we reflect on our experiences and accomplishments of 2019, we may also look forward to the new adventures awaiting us in the new year! December’s holiday hustle and bustle can certainly be overwhelming, but remember that you may have insurance benefits that will disappear on January 1st! Metro Eye’s expert staff is happy to Read more…

Marijuana And Glaucoma- Treatment Or Trouble?

What is glaucoma? The optic nerve enables sight by carrying visual information from one’s eye to their brain, where the data is then interpreted in the form of images. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, often due to an abnormally high pressure (IOP) in the eye, potentially leading to Read more...

Hot New Styles To Melt The Winter Blues

Metro Eye presents a 2-DAY TRUNK SHOW event on Friday, December 6th & Saturday, December 7th Melt those winter blues with hot new frame styles at our Winter Trunk Show! This exclusive event will showcase an immense variety of the latest eyewear designs from Bellinger & Entourage of 7 …PLUS a customizable ski goggle collection from ZEAL BELLINGER Boldly venturing into new territory and Read more...
Artful Vision- Perceptual Impairments of Master Painters

Artful Vision- Perceptual Impairments of Master Painters

Painting is a form of visual communication, which artists employ to represent phenomena, explore narratives, convey emotions and evoke responses within their viewers. Artists, or “visual scientists” as neurobiologist Margaret Stratford Livingstone PhD prefers to call them, essentially use visual language to translate their perceptions into illusory physical objects. Visual impairments, however, can substantially distort Read more...

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...