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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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.

Blog

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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 astigmatism and how to correct it?

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What is astigmatism? 

 Astigmatism is a refractive error that is quite common for both children and adults. It is a condition in which the eye fails to focus light onto the retina evenly. Astigmatism arises when the light that strikes the cornea is bent differently. It is because the shape of the cornea or crystalline lens is irregular as opposed to the typical spherical shape.  Simply, the eye is not perfectly spherical. Astigmatism correction is done using special spectacle lenses or contact lenses.

A comprehensive eye exam by an optometrist is undertaken by patients who might suspect astigmatism.  The optometrist will provide glasses or contact lenses prescription if necessary at the conclusion of the eye exam. 

Astigmatism results in a blurred or distorted vision to some degree. Common symptoms associated with astigmatism include headaches, eyestrains, and squinting. Some patients having slight astigmatism will fail to notice the change in their vision. … Read more