Category Archives: Blog

Tower Clock Eye Center optometrist Jacob Woldt, OD, describes the importance of wearing sunglasses for eye protection.

The importance of sunglasses

The sun is out, are your eyes protected? Check out this brief video from Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, regarding the importance of wearing sunglasses and how they’ll not only make you cool, but also help save your eyes! It’s a great time to stop in our Optical Department. Until the end of July we’re featuring […]


Tower Clock Eye Center testing includes A-scan and B-scan tests

A-scan & B-scan test differences

A visit to Tower Clock Eye Center may require a series of tests and exams, especially if surgery is a possibility. When preparing for a procedure you may undergo a series of tests, including an A-scan test and/or a B-scan test. What are these tests, and what’s the difference? Tower Clock Eye Center offers both […]


Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD of Tower Clock Eye Center in Green Bay and Appleton explains DMEK

DMEK for partial corneal transplants: explained

Watch as DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is briefly explained by Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, Tower Clock Eye Center’s fellowship-trained cornea specialist. Dr. Thompson explains the basics behind this method of partial cornea transplant and the positive outcomes it provides. To schedule an appointment to learn more, please call 920 499-3102.


Tower Clock Eye Center - Corneal care

Corneal ulcer symptoms, causes and treatments

A corneal ulcer is often the result of an eye infection, though severe dry eye and other eye conditions can cause them as well. These ulcers, also known as keratitis, are sores on the surface of the cornea – the outermost part of the eye. What are common symptoms? When diagnosing a corneal ulcer, Tower […]


Slit lamp test at Tower Clock Eye Center

Slit lamp exam: What is it?

One of the many common tests performed at Tower Clock Eye Center is the slit lamp exam. This exam is done with a microscope and bright light that gives your eye doctor the ability to examine the many structures around and inside the eye. The slit lamp exam is a vital exam to determine the […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month at Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma Awareness Month 2022

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 […]


Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, discusses the Alcon PanOptix IOL at Tower Clock Eye Center

Trifocal PanOptix IOL at Tower Clock Eye Center

Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discuss the Alcon PanOptix IOL. This revolutionary trifocal lens is very popular with patients, and a favorite among Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons. To schedule an appointment with us, please call 920 499-3102.


Flex Spending Accounts (FSAs): What to know

As 2022 is quickly coming to an end, there are only a few weeks remaining to use your Flex Spending Account (FSA) dollars on eligible heath care products and services at Tower Clock Eye Center. We get a lot of questions about which eye care-related expenses can be used with a FSA. Below is some […]


Tower Clock Eye Center suggests wearing sunglasses during winter blog

Winter sun eye care

Many people believe that once summer is gone it’s time to put away the sunglasses, but wearing your shades is crucial for winter sun eye care. True, winter’s rays aren’t as direct as they are during the summer, yet the effects of the winter sun can be just as dangerous. Ultraviolet (UV) rays are dangerous […]



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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