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MCW students shadow Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD

Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD, instructed several Medical College of Wisconsin students on basic skills in ophthalmology today as part of a Bench-to-Beside course. The students received hands-on experience in many tests and exams under the direction of Dr. Karl. Students learned all aspects of an ocular examination, including how to take into consideration a patient’s […]


Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, returns to Haiti

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, recently returned from Haiti where he performed over 30 surgeries on patients. Dr. Thompson visits the island nation for mission trips several times a year to help people in need of eye care. Most patients Thompson sees undergo cataract surgery, but he also performs cornea-related procedures, among […]


Holiday hours 2017

Tower Clock Eye Center will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018, for the holidays. Happy holidays from Tower Clock Eye Center! If you have questions about our holiday hours, please call 920 499-3102.




Tower Clock Eye Center Thanksgiving hours change

Tower Clock Eye Center will close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open with our normal working hours on Monday, November 27. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Tyson Schwiesow, MD, presents on laser cataract surgery

Last night Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, held a seminar to discuss the benefits of laser cataract surgery. The public event also touched on topics including dropless cataract surgery, IOL options, as well as technology exclusive to Tower Clock Surgery Center. The surgeons of Tower Clock Eye Center hold such seminars quarterly. If interested in the […]


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 […]


Velp Avenue clinic to close on Mondays.

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Velp Avenue location will be closed on Mondays starting August 14, 2017. Patients with Monday appointments following this date will be contacted to reschedule.


Tower Clock Eye Center will be closed July 3-4.

Tower Clock Eye Center will be closed at all locations Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th to celebrate the 241st birthday of the United States of America. We will reopen at 8 a.m. on July 5th. Have a wonderful 4th of July holiday!


Latest News

02.15.18

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... read more

02.14.18

MCW students shadow Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD

Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD, instructed several Medical College of Wisconsin students on basic skills in ophthalmology today as part of a Bench-to-Beside course. The students received hands-on experience in many tests and exams under the direction of Dr. Karl. Students learned all aspects of an ocular examination, including how to take into consideration a patient’s... read more

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