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Cataract surgery: Does it hurt?

Among the most common questions ophthalmologists get from patients facing cataract surgery is if the procedure is painful. Cataract surgery is rarely painful and most patients who have gone through the procedure say they only had slight discomfort. After surgery, most patients are relieved how fast and relatively pain-free the procedure is. Patients need to […]



What is a YAG capsulotomy?

Cataract surgery involves the removal of a cloudy natural lens inside the eye and the replacement of an artificial one. The natural lens has several layers, and all of these are removed during surgery except for the very back layer, known as the posterior capsule. The posterior capsule is important because it will hold the […]







Same-day cataract surgery

We understand multiple appointments for patients traveling to our clinic from far distances for cataract surgery are inconvenient for both patients and their families. Because of this, we offer same-day cataract surgery to select patients traveling from more than two hours away. Patients are carefully screened to determine their eligibility  – only those undergoing laser […]


IV-free cataract surgery

Tower Clock Eye Center, in keeping with the modern standard of care, is the first ophthalmology practice in Northeast Wisconsin to offer IV-free cataract surgery. The practice of IV-free cataract surgery is common in many ophthalmology centers across the U.S., and has widespread use in both Europe and Canada. IVs often cause increased levels of […]


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09.05.17

Cataract surgery: Does it hurt?

Among the most common questions ophthalmologists get from patients facing cataract surgery is if the procedure is painful. Cataract surgery is rarely painful and most patients who have gone through the procedure say they only had slight discomfort. After surgery, most patients are relieved how fast and relatively pain-free the procedure is. Patients need to... read more

08.09.17

Insurance and continuity of care – Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD

Did you know Tower Clock Eye Center contracts with nearly all area insurances? Watch Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain how this benefits patients.

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