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Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses glaucoma for Glaucoma Awareness Month

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses the dangers of glaucoma

Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss the specifics of glaucoma. This disease is considered sight’s silent thief, and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Dr. Schwiesow explains the need for early testing and treatment because once sight is lost, it can’t be returned.


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, performs surgery on a Haitian patient during a mission trip there.

Dr. Matt returns to Haiti

Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, has returned to Haiti to continue his mission work there. He’s performed surgery on several patients, including some children. It has been some time since his last trip to the beleaguered country, due to rioting and uncertainty there. Dr. Thompson is there on behalf of 1Focus.org, a group he is heavily […]


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explains Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma

Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) as a treatment for glaucoma. The procedure takes minutes and is a safe, effective treatment to lower eye pressure. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. If you have questions about SLT or any of our other treatments for glaucoma, please call […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

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 the disease are unaware they have it. Glaucoma also 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 […]


Holiday Hours

Tower Clock Eye Center will have special holiday hours:   Christmas Eve: 8am – 12pm Christmas Day: closed New Year’s Eve: 8am – 5pm New Year’s Day: closed.   We wish you a happy holiday season!


Experience the best with Premium LASIK

Are you a candidate for Premium LASIK?

Tower Clock Eye Center prides itself on successful LASIK and PRK outcomes, and it’s why we’ve been chosen as the “Best of the Bay” for LASIK for several consecutive years. In addition to the latest technology and procedures, Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, and his staff adhere to strict guidelines as to which patients make good […]


Special holiday hours for Shawano optical

During the week of Christmas, Tower Clock Eye Center’s Shawano location will have special hours; it will be closed Tuesday through Thursday, December 24, 25 and 26. The optical will be open both Monday and Friday of that week. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 920 499-3102.


Thanksgiving Week Hours

Tower Clock Eye Center and Tower Clock Surgery Center will both be closed Thursday and Friday this week in celebration of Thanksgiving. We will reopen with normal business hours on Monday. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, presents to the public on cataract surgery

Dr. Tyson Schwiesow presents on cataract surgery

Last night Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, held a public seminar on cataract surgery with an in-depth discussion on the new Alcon PanOptix trifocal lens. Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons were the first in Wisconsin to perform surgery with this revolutionary new lens. Dr. Schwiesow explained the history of cataract surgery, as well as the most recent developments […]


New date for Dr. Tyson’s Cataract talk

Due to a scheduling conflict, Dr. Tyson Schwiesow’s free cataract surgery seminar featuring the new Alcon PanOptix lens has been rescheduled to Thursday, November 21 at 6pm. Here is a link to the event details: FREE Cataract Surgery Seminar with New Alcon PanOptix lens


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01.16.20

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses the dangers of glaucoma

Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss the specifics of glaucoma. This disease is considered sight's silent thief, and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Dr. Schwiesow explains the need for early testing and treatment because once sight is lost, it can't be returned.

01.15.20

Dr. Matt returns to Haiti

Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, has returned to Haiti to continue his mission work there. He's performed surgery on several patients, including some children. It has been some time since his last trip to the beleaguered country, due to rioting and uncertainty there. Dr. Thompson is there on behalf of 1Focus.org, a group he is heavily... read more

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