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Tower Clock Eye Center: Premium LASIK

At Tower Clock Eye Center we only offer Premium LASIK.  What is Premium LASIK, you ask? Premium LASIK is an all-laser, bladeless, wavefront-guided, highly customized procedure. When you are considering refractive surgery, commonly known as LASIK, there are many advantages to having your procedure performed at Tower Clock Eye Center. Your LASIK experience begins with […]


What are eye floaters?

As warmer weather is right around the corner, many of us will think of “floaters” as devices we’ll use at the pool, lake or in the rivers that surround us in Wisconsin and the U.P. In the eye care world though, the term has another meaning. To eye doctors, floaters are small pieces of debris […]


iStent® – The world’s smallest medical device

Technology has always been at the forefront of maintaining vision or improving eye health. From the earliest bifocals to LASIK, technology aids in our ability to see the world around us. Now, advancements in technology have come to those in need of cataract surgery who also suffer from mild-to-moderate open-angle glaucoma. That technology is iStent®. […]


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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07.02.19

Fourth of July 2019 holiday hours

We wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July holiday! We will be closed on Thursday for the holiday. Our clinic will have special hours on Friday, July 5 from 8am until 1pm. We will reopen with normal business hours on Monday.

06.25.19

Kamra® inlay and refractive surgery

For those experiencing near-vision loss, Kamra inlay is a simple device that helps patients rely less on reading glasses. Watch as Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, explains its use and how it can be used with refractive surgeries to improve vision both near and far.

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