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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...

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 digital devices has been strongly 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 help you maximize all of 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 and then promptly addressed with 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 demands alone! At your eye 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 of infection, and much care 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 promoting healthy gland function with 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 designed contact lenses, to be Read more...