Wisconsin vision

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Essential Milwaukee retailers talk about adapting to COVID-19

Published May 21, 2020

From hiring 200 new grocery store employees to figuring out how to conduct eye exams safely, the business owners we talked to in this episode of The GoGedders Podcast have had to make some really tough decisions in the last several weeks.

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8 Wisconsin sights you must see

Published Dec. 31, 2019

All around us are beautiful sights and scenes, some popular some exclusive. In this new feature we'll share some of these - through our lens - and hope that you'll join us along the way by sharing your favorite Wisconsin sights too.

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LOOK: Students at two MPS schools received free eyeglasses this week

Published Nov. 29, 2018

This year, Wisconsin Vision, in partnership with the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association and Milwaukee Public Schools, provided free eyeglasses to about 200 students at Clarke Street School on the North Side and Zablocki Elementary on the South Side.

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5 glam glasses styles to spice up your ensemble

Published Nov. 13, 2017

One of this season's go-to accessories is also super practical for most people: glasses. We have partnered with Wisconsin Vision to show you how to style the biggest trends in the eyeglasses this season.

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See the smiles on MPS kids' faces when they get new eyeglasses

Published Nov. 9, 2017

Once again, Wisconsin Vision, Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association, Milwaukee Public Schools, and Prevent Blindness Wisconsin have teamed up to bring free eye exams and glasses to students at two schools via the Clear Days Ahead program.

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5 pairs of glasses that can complete your eye-catching summer look

Published May 30, 2017

With Summerfest, piles of festivals and your college roommate's wedding just around the corner, it's time to start revamping your summer wardrobe - and one of the best ways to pull together any warm weather look is to add a pair of shades or optical lenses.

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Brighten your day with colored contact lenses

Published March 31, 2017

Spring is upon us, Milwaukee. Why not brighten your day - and eyes! - with colored contact lenses? Watch as our Carolynn Buser shows off some options from Alcon Air Optix at Wisconsin Vision.

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These 6 photos of MPS kids getting free glasses will make your day

Published Jan. 19, 2017

Via a program called Clear Days Ahead, optometrists, opticians and volunteers provided eye exams to more than 100 kids at Browning and another nearly 100 at Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education late last autumn. Here are some amazing photos from that day.

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Shopping for new shades and glasses

Published July 22, 2015

I need a new pair of glasses. I have two pair with my current prescription and one (an awesome SwissFlex frame) with outdated lenses. Yet, I seldom wear either pair other than late at night. This isn't probably the best course for my long term eye health, so I'm on the hunt for a new, cool frame.

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Local eye doctor focuses on kids wearing contacts lenses

Published June 20, 2011

Most kids look pretty dang cute with glasses, but at a certain age, their activities or their egos make most kids want to ditch the specs for contacts. But what age is appropriate for kids to get contact lenses?