Category Archives: Blog


Same-day cataract surgery

We understand multiple appointments for patients traveling to our clinic from far distances for cataract surgery are inconvenient for both patients and their families. Because of this, we offer same-day cataract surgery to select patients traveling from more than two hours away. Patients are carefully screened to determine their eligibility  – only those undergoing laser […]


IV-free cataract surgery

Tower Clock Eye Center, in keeping with the modern standard of care, is the first ophthalmology practice in Northeast Wisconsin to offer IV-free cataract surgery. The practice of IV-free cataract surgery is common in many ophthalmology centers across the U.S., and has widespread use in both Europe and Canada. IVs often cause increased levels of […]




4 things to know about dropless cataract surgery

Tower Clock Eye Center prides itself on being on the cutting edge of ophthalmologic technology and techniques. Our practice model allows us to readily adopt new procedures and equipment; one of the most innovative areas of our care comes in the way of dropless cataract surgery. In standard cataract surgery, patients are prescribed several eyedrops, […]



The advantages of surgery at Tower Clock Surgery Center

Tower Clock Eye Center has the unique advantage of offering surgery at a physician-owned ambulatory surgery center (ASC). Tower Clock Surgery Center is the centerpiece of our dedication to providing patients superior eye care. Tower Clock Surgery Center was built from the ground up with the sole focus of making eye surgery a better, less […]



What is laser cataract surgery?

Over the last several years laser cataract surgery has become an increasingly popular choice for patients in need of cataract surgery. Its increased levels of safety and accuracy over standard cataract surgery have been well documented, and the advantages of the procedure are readily seen. The laser, known as a femtosecond laser, takes the place […]


Latest News

12.01.22

Leaders in glaucoma care – iStent infinite

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, is the first ophthalmologist in Wisconsin (and one of the first in the U.S.) to implant the new iStent infinite - a device recently approved by the FDA to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients. iStent infinite is the first micro-invasive, stand-alone implantable MIGS device available. Learn more about iStent... read more

11.22.22

Thanksgiving hours 2022

All Tower Clock Eye Center locations will close this Thursday (11/24) and Friday (11/25) to celebrate the holiday. We will reopen on Monday with regular clinic hours. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

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