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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.



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02.17.21

Tower Clock Eye Center welcomes medical students

Tower Clock Eye Center welcomed medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin today for an afternoon of instruction on how to perform a battery of basic eye exams. The goal is to provide these students hands-on experience in fundamental eye exam techniques. We’re proud to play a part in helping the next generation of... read more

02.11.21

Best of the Bay Voting 2021!

It's that time of year again - Best of the Bay voting! This year there are two rounds and the first is the nomination round. The top 5 from here will be eligible for the final voting round starting in April. First things first, please nominate Tower Clock Eye Center for Best LASIK and Best... read more

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