November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Watch Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, explain the importance of eye exams especially for those diagnosed with diabetes.
We’ve all heard of organ transplants, but many people don’t know that parts of the eye can be transplanted too, namely the cornea. The cornea The cornea is the clear, outer layer of the eye and is composed of three components: the outermost layer or epithelial layer, the middle or stromal layer, and the inner […]
Dry eye is the most common reason why people visit eye doctors, and with dryer air on the way it is important to know how best to keep your eyes properly lubricated. Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explain how to keep your eyes healthy during the upcoming winter months.
It’s Halloween season and that means scary, frightening ghosts and goblins are on the way. Thankfully there’s nothing spooky when it’s time for cataract surgery, not to mention anything to be afraid of. But centuries ago, that wasn’t always the case. Before modern cataract surgery came to be, even before slightly less modern cataract surgery […]
Ophthalmologists and optometrists generally recommend eye exams every one or two years, depending on age. For people younger than 50, every two years is suggested, while those over 50 should make an appointment every year. Although you may not have any obvious vision problems, these examinations are important because some of the more problematic eye […]
You may have heard of Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) or Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) as an alternative to LASIK for people in their 60s and older. Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explain what this procedure is and how it could be the key to help you see clearer.
The school year is right around the corner and many students will forgo classes in person and continue their studies in digital classrooms at home due to social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Just because learning is taking place away from school doesn’t mean that eye exams and eye health should be avoided or […]
How’s your golf game? Julie, an avid golfer, noticed her game on the decline. Watch her describe her story about how having cataract surgery with Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, at Tower Clock Eye Center helped her feel younger, see clearer, and got her back to playing her best. We’ll see you out on the links, […]
Shopping for new glasses used to be as simple as stopping by your local optical and trying on several frames until you find the pair that best suits your individual style. But COVID-19 changed all that. At Tower Clock Eye Center we strive to make purchasing new glasses as simple – and safe […]
Patients who are considering laser vision correction often have the option of LASIK, which most of us have heard of, or PRK. Watch as Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explains the difference between these two procedures. For questions, or to schedule your FREE consultation, call 920 499-3102.