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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month - Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma basics

January is #glaucomaawareness month! Check out Dr. Kurt Schwiesow explain glaucoma basics, including how the disease progresses, the importance of screening, and specific risk factors. Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. The disease progresses slowly which results in people not realizing their vision is being reduced.


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month - Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma Awareness Month 2023

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is considered a “silent” disease because there are few symptoms as it develops in the eye, so regular check ups and exams are very important. Glaucoma develops when pressure inside the eye (the eye needs some pressure to stay inflated) becomes higher than the eye can tolerate. That added […]


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discusses cornea transplant surgery

Cornea transplants: What to know

Watch fellowship trained cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discuss cornea transplants. Dr. Thompson briefly discusses the history of cornea transplants and covers some commonly asked questions in this brief video. For appointments, call 920 499-3102.


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, of Tower Clock Eye Center

Laser capsulotomy: explained

Watch Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, describe laser capsulotomy, a common procedure often needed following cataract surgery. In the video you’ll learn that vision can become distorted as cells reform in the capsule. A special laser removes these cells, restoring vision. This procedure is safe and takes seconds to complete. To schedule, please call 920 499-3102.


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD

Dry eyes after cataract surgery

Following cataract surgery patients can develop dry eye symptoms. Watch Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain the causes and how it’s easily treated.


Eye care at Tower Clock Eye Center

Routine vs. medical care

A common question we get at Tower Clock Eye Center is the difference between routine and medical care, especially how they are billed through insurance. Routine eye care Some medical insurance companies cover routine, or preventative, eye care. Patients should check with their insurance provider to see if this benefit is part of her or […]


Tower Clock Eye Center optometrist Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, discusses retinal photography and dilated eye exams

Retinal photography vs. pupil dilation

Watch Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, explain the differences between two techniques for examining the retina. Retinal photography uses our Optos technology and takes a static snapshot of the retina whereas dilating the pupil makes it easier for your optometrist to better see and examine the retina in realtime. To schedule your appointment with Tower Clock […]


MGD, dry eye & blepharitis treatment

Are you among those who suffer from chronic dry eye, blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)? If so, Tower Clock Eye Center offers a treatment for these common eye problems – the Bruder Moist Heat Eye Compress, which is quickly becoming a favorite of our physicians. Learn more how this simple treatment can help your eyes […]


Watch Tower Clock Eye Center surgeon Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, describe superficial keratectomy

Superficial keratectomy: Explained

Watch Tower Clock Eye Center cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, describe a procedure known as superficial keratectomy. The procedure is considered a minor surgery and is performed to reduce inflammation, scarring and other imperfections to the cornea. Dr. Thompson explains in what cases he utilizes the procedure, and generally how it is performed. For […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fireworks safety

Fourth of July eye safety

The time for fireworks is here, and so is the time to be diligent with eye safety during your 4th of July celebrations. Tower Clock Eye Center and other eye care centers see an uptick in eye injuries this time of year and it’s important to celebrate the holiday safely. A recent Consumer Product Safety […]


Latest News

02.01.23

Dr. Matt travels abroad on behalf of FOCUS

Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Matthew Thompson is in Jamaica this week, not for vacation but for work on behalf of FOCUS. Dr. Matt is providing much needed eye care to the less fortunate on the island. His broad expertise in eye medicine, specifically cataracts and cornea care, is being put to use as... read more

01.17.23

Glaucoma basics

January is #glaucomaawareness month! Check out Dr. Kurt Schwiesow explain glaucoma basics, including how the disease progresses, the importance of screening, and specific risk factors. Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. The disease progresses slowly which results in people not realizing their vision is being reduced.

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