If it’s time for you to consider cataract surgery, watch this brief video for an overview of what to expect. View Video
Glaucoma is a vision robbing disease that if left untreated can cause irreversible vision loss – it’s among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. In its most common form, increased pressure within the eye causes damage to the optic nerve. This pressure is often the result of faulty drainage at the front of the eye. […]
Sorry kiddos – it’s that time of year again. As a parent, you do all you can to make sure your child learns and develops properly. But there is one essential that many moms and dads frequently miss – the back-to-school eye exam. Vision is vital to children’s development. In fact, the American Optometric Association […]
Get your Sunglasses out: July is UV Safety Awareness Month Summer is here and it’s time for the beach, camping and enjoying the great outdoors. While we all know to use sunscreen on our skin during the summer months, it’s important to know that UV rays affect the eyes too. Protecting your eyes now will […]
Among the many tests Tower Clock Eye Center uses to provide the best eye care is Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT. This test is crucial to determine the eye’s health as it relates to several structures that comprise the eye, including the cornea, retina and optic nerve. OCT scans also provide eye doctors information about […]
Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, as he discusses one of his favorite topics: fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. At some point, we’re all going to have a cataract and Dr. Matt explains the many benefits of having astigmatism fixed while having surgery.
The thought of a needle anywhere near our eyes will likely cause a cringeworthy reaction for most of us. But in the world of ophthalmology it’s a common occurrence; eye injections are the best way to deliver certain medications into the eye. Eye injections are known as intravitreal injections and most often used to administer […]
Spring has sprung and so have seasonal eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis. Watch Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, explain the symptoms and what you can do to help reduce their affects this year.
Spring is here and with this change in season comes eye allergies. Many of us know too well the congestion and swollen, itchy eyes associated with spring eye allergies. The primary causes of these allergies are things we all come in contact with including pollen, dust mites, mold and pet dander, to name a few. […]
Watch Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, offer some perspective on the beginnings of Tower Clock Eye Center, explaining the many advantages we offer, as well as what our brand of ophthalmology entails.