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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 […]



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 […]


Latest News

03.11.19

Best of the Bay 2019 voting is now open!

The Green Bay Press Gazette's Best of the Bay Reader's Choice Awards is now open for voting! We humbly request your vote in both Best LASIK and Best Optical Center categories. We have been selected as a winner in one or both of these categories the last several years, thanks to people like you. We... read more

02.14.19

Tower Clock Eye Center physicians host MCW students

Drs. Thompson and Servi hosted several Medical College of Wisconsin students today in clinic to instruct them on ocular tests and exams. The students got a glimpse of what a career in ophthalmology/optometry entails. Tower Clock Eye Center is proud and honored to partner with MCW to assist in the training of future physicians. "It's a... read more

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