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.

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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.

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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.

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Metro Eye Care

40 University Ave, Suite 105 Toronto, ON M5J 1T1
Phone: (416) 782-7301
Fax: (416) 782-9418
Email: eyedocs@metroicare.com

Monday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Tuesday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Wednesday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Thursday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday*: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday: Closed

*By appointment on Saturday

Read Our Latest Blog Post: What is iritis?

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Did you know that uveitis is believed to be the cause of up to 10% of reported cases of legal blindness? This is according to an epidemiology research - Incidence and Prevalence of Uveitis Results From the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study -published in 2013.

What is uveitis?

Uveitis is an inflammation of the uveal tract; the anatomy featuring the iris, choroid and ciliary body. It's actually a collective name for more than 30 conditions. These forms have different origins but in most cases it's due to an auto-inflammatory response. Iritis (or anterior uveitis) is the subject of interest here.

iritis

Iritis (anterior uveitis) as the name suggests is the inflammation of the iris and the ciliary body. It's characterized by redness of the eye (varying in degree), sensitivity to light, blurred vision and tearing.

What causes iritis?

There are many causes of iritis. For example, it could be as a result … Read more