About Us

More about Metro Eye Care

Metro Eye Care is a full-service, family-friendly optometry office in downtown Toronto. Dr. Bastiampillai and Dr. Baraam (also practicing out of 360 Eyecare) are expertly trained to evaluate and treat eye conditions. They are passionate about using innovative eye care technology to improve eyesight clarity and enhance vision.

Our Services

How we care for your eyes

Our optometrists in downtown Toronto are equipped for comprehensive eye exams and to facilitate vision therapy -- if needed. Our optometrists are also well trained in pediatrics. They expertly care for the vision needs of families from eye tests to treating compromised vision and eye emergencies.

Designer Glasses

See our full line of glasses

Purchase a competitively priced pair of brand name glasses at Metro Eye Care in downtown Toronto. Our optometrists will help you to discover the right prescription for your vision needs. Our eye care team will support you as your pick the perfect pair of glasses or sunglasses from our diverse selection of fashionable frames.


Keep in touch with us!

Learn about your eyesight and how to protect your vision with articles from Metro Eye Care's blog. Our optometrists leverage their extensive training and experience to write articles that help patients to understand how to enhance their vision with proper eye care and eyewear in Toronto, Ontario.


Show My Glasses Canadian Association of Optometrists Canadian Examiners in Optometry College of Optometrists of Ontario Eye See Eye Learn Program National Board of Examiners in Optometry Ontario Association of Optometrists

Read Our Latest Blog Post: Get comprehensive eye care from an Optometrist and Optician

Share on LinkedInShare on Google+Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on Pinterest

You may find yourself wondering, do you need an Optometrist or an Optician. There is a difference between the two. An Optometrist cannot replace an Optician and Optician cannot replace an Optometrist. Finding an Optometrist and Optician at the same location is a big advantage to the patient especially with regards to their eye care. However, it is important to know the function of the respective professionals.

So who is an optometrist?

An optometrist is an actual doctor trained in Optometry. Usually they are referred to as OD meaning Doctor of Optometry. An OD is trained to treat and manage eye disease and vision issues. If you need medical care on your eye, this is the professional to see. The OD can prescribe contact lenses or glasses, remove materials that have entered the eye, and perform physical reconstruction of the eye. Most of the time, an OD collaborates with an … Read more