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Jim – Cataract surgery success story

Meet Jim. Watch him describe the moment he realized he needed cataract surgery, and how he came to choose Tower Clock Eye Center. Not only has his vision improved, so too has his golf game.


Chrissy – LASIK success story

Watch as Chrissy describes her journey to clear vision with LASIK from Dr. Matt Thompson at Tower Clock Eye Center. As an active person, with a family, a passion for being outside and a demanding work schedule, Chrissy was looking to be free from contacts and glasses. After researching other practices, her decision was clear. […]


Cataract and Astigmatism: Fix both with a toric IOL

People who have cataracts also have the option to correct astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. These lenses, known as toric lenses, reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after a cataract procedure and now meet the needs of more patients than ever before. Toric Lenses A toric lens replaces the natural lens similar […]




What is posterior capsule opacification (PCO)?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common, safest and successful surgeries performed in the U.S. Few issues arise after any cataract procedure, and the vast majority of patients come to have the best vision they have experienced in years. However, about 30% of patients will develop something called posterior capsule opacification (PCO). Cataract surgery […]


Blepharitis: symptoms and treatments

Red, watery eyes, skin flakes around the eyes, greasy eyelids: they’re all symptoms of blepharitis, a common eye disease that affects the area of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. The disease is a chronic condition that is easy to treat, but difficult to cure. Blepharitis presents when small oil glands on the eyelid become […]


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 […]



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06.14.18

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explains the advantages of our ASC.

Watch Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, describe the many advantages we offer by having our own surgery center - and how patients benefit - in this short video.

06.06.18

Colleen – Cataract surgery success story

Colleen hadn't had a comprehensive eye exam for a number of years. After meeting with her primary care provider, she decided it was time to see an eye doctor. After seeing Dr. Tyson, it was determined that cataract surgery was needed. Watch Colleen share her story on her journey to clear vision.

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