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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 […]



Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, describes the concern over sudden vision changes

Sudden vision changes

Sudden vision changes can be a telltale sign of some serious health conditions. Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, explain how sudden vision changes present and some possible serious health issues they represent. If you experience sudden changes in your vision, it is important to seek assistance immediately.


ACHOO – Sun Sneeze

ACHOO! Everyone sneezes but some of us sneeze for vastly different reasons than others. It’s maybe due to a tingle in your nose, certain smells, allergies or… sunlight? Yes, ACHOO, or autosomal dominant compelling helio-ophthalmic outburst, is really a thing.  ACHOO is caused by sudden exposure to bright lights, and is also known as sun […]



Xen Gel Stent at Tower Clock Eye Center Green Bay

Glaucoma care: Xen Gel Stent

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. […]


Tower Clock Eye Center back to school eye exams

The importance of back-to-school eye exams

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 […]


July is UV Awareness & Safety Month at Tower Clock Eye Center

July is UV Safety Awareness Month

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 […]


Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for eye exams

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 […]


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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