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Community Engagement and Events


This past holiday season as Small Business Community Partner to Bronxworks, we collected toys at all of our Bronx locations for children in their programs. All of our generous donors received a $50 Savings Card toward a future eyewear purchase at Metro Optics.


As a Bronx-based business for 40 years, community is at the heart of our service philosophy.

Metro Optics supports numerous nonprofit organizations around the Bronx whose missions advance the eyehealth and overall health & wellness of its residents, and their enjoyment of our vibrant borough, as well as initiatives to promote a sustainable environment for local business.

Metro staff and leadership attend and participate in several events throughout the year to raise awareness of and funds for important local institutions and endeavors. Our leadership team has also been recognized for our contributions to the Bronx community.

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3/18/16 Women of Distinction Luncheon, where Metro Optics presented a college scholarship to Ms. Vandanna Haripersaud (back row, 4th from left). Image credit: Victor Chu Photography

National Sunglasses Day

We partnered with Bronx family and lifestyle blogger BronxMama to raise awareness of the importance of protecting eyes from UV damage at all ages with a fun social media contest! On 6/27/17, "CappyTann" (a.k.a. Bronx photographer and event planner Harry, won new shades from Metro Optics to protect his eyes in all seasons, whenever spending time outdoors!

Vision Screening Events

Over the years, we have provided FREE Vision Screening services* to interested participants at many locales in the Bronx, from schools, to community events, church feasts, Business Improvement District events, nonprofits serving the elderly, and more.

If you’d like to submit a request to have Metro Optics provide a Vision Screening booth at your event, please email at least one month in advance of your event date, and we will contact you to make arrangements.

*Vision Screenings are not a substitute for a comprehensive yearly eye examination

Hip Hop Pioneers Grandmaster Caz and Grandmaster Melle Mel Visit Metro Optics of Throggs Neck for Their 2017 Annual Comprehensive Eye Exams & New Eyewear
Video produced by Bronx nonprofit Windows of Hip Hop

Upcoming Events

We're currently planning our 2018 Spring and Summer events calendar, check back later for updates!

Metro Optics GM John with the Pioneers of Hip Hop at the Annual Fair at the Square in the Westchester Square BID. Photo Credit: Windows of Hip Hop

From Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner's Health Expo on 10/24/15

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1st Photo: Health & Wellness Fair at Bronx House 4/10/15, sponsored by AM Mark Gjonaj

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4 Locations in the Bronx


1332 Metropolitan Avenue
Bronx, New York 10462

Westchester Square

25 Westchester Square
Bronx, New York 10461

Hunts Point

1038 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York 10459

Throggs Neck

815 Hutchinson River Pkwy
Bronx, NY 10465

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