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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.



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

06.13.24

Appleton surgery center update

Our Appleton surgery center is getting closer to opening its doors! We look forward to serving the Fox Cities with our patient-centered brand of ophthalmologic services! We look to open in late summer or early autumn.

06.03.24

Exploring the Pathophysiology of Aqueous Humor and its Role in Glaucoma

Glaucoma, often referred to as the "silent thief of sight," is a group of eye conditions characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss. Tower Clock Eye Center physicians are experts at treating this eye disease both medically and surgically. A key factor in the development and progression of glaucoma is... read more

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