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The origin of Tower Clock Eye Center

In clinic we often get asked, “How did Tower Clock Eye Center get its name?” In 1989 Dr. Karl Schwiesow purchased the building at 1087 West Mason Street. The building’s northwest corner, which faces Mason Street, featured a rectangular, elevated parapet that was about 6 feet tall. This parapet displayed the name of the building’s […]



February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Low vision affects millions of people in the United States and is often associated with blurred vision, blind spots, tunnel vision, or other forms of impaired sight. Low vision as defined by The Vision Council is visual impairments that are not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. Low vision affects people at any […]


Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is among the leading causes of vision loss for people aged 55 and older, and the disease makes simple tasks such as driving and reading increasingly difficult. To help those who may be affected aware of the condition, February is AMD Awareness Month. In AMD, the macula, or small center portion […]


Winter sun can be dangerous for your eyes.

Many people believe that once summer is gone it’s time to put away our sunglasses. True, winter’s rays aren’t as direct as they are during the summer, yet many of us don’t know that the effects of the winter sun can be just as dangerous. Ultraviolet (UV) rays are dangerous to our eyes no matter […]


How do I know if I’m at risk for glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, yet nearly half of people affected by glaucoma are unaware they have the vision-robbing disease. Glaucoma has no warning signs in its most common forms, especially in its earliest stages, so it can be difficult to detect without frequent eye exams. Glaucoma affects the optic nerve […]


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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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