Who is an Optometrist?

Optometrists are also referred to as doctors of optometry or ODs. They provide most of the primary vision care services. An optometrist is an eye doctor who examines people's eyes, diagnoses visual problems and treats eye diseases. They test the patients' visual acuity, coordination of the eyes, depth and color perception and ability to focus. […]

Evenings and Same Day Eye Tests – Toronto Optometrists and Optical store

At Metro Eye Care we pride ourselves in serving our community 6 days a week with Saturdays evenings and same day eye tests. Our optometrists staff are part of the Toronto community and understand the busy lifestyle people lead. We care to ensure that Saturdays evenings and same day eye tests appointments are available for […]

I am a Toronto Optometrist

                  Meet Toronto Optometrists, Dr. Sam Baraam and Dr. Gavin Bastiampillai. Both return to Toronto to work for their community sharing extensive training and experience in ocular pathologies, low vision, pediatric care and complicated contact lens fittings. Dr. Sam Baraam has served on the SOSH mission team […]


Dr. Sam Baraam started his post secondary education by pursuing a bachelor of science in Cell Biology at the University of Western Ontario in London. He then moved to Pennsylvania for graduate school where he received his doctor of Optometry degree from the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. As part of his […]

What’s new in the eyecare world?

Eyecare and Technology Technology plays a tremendous role in every industry and the eyecare industry is no exception. We see advancements in technology impacting all aspects of the eyecare practice. From new revolutionary diagnostic equipment that help optometrists pick up settle ocular changes that were missed in the past to new advancements in contact lenses […]

Child Eye Exam – Why Should I Get My Child’s Vision Checked?

Child Eye Exam Unless a child is showing obvious signs of vision impairment or poor eye health, many parents and guardians assume they don’t need to schedule an eye exam. Some even think their children’s eyes will be examined in school as a part of regular health screenings. Both of these are mistaken assumptions. At […]