Keratoconus is an eye disease that affects the cornea, or front part of the eye, and distorts vision as it progresses. Tower Clock Eye Center offers several treatments for keratoconus, including corneal crosslinking, a novel treatment that strengthens the cornea in a safe, non-surgical way. Keratoconus usually develops in people as they age through their […]
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss glaucoma treatment, including eye drops, simple laser procedures and surgery. Dr. Schwiesow explains that once vision is lost from the disease, it cannot be restored. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss the specifics of glaucoma. This disease is considered sight’s silent thief, and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Dr. Schwiesow explains the need for early testing and treatment because once sight is lost, it can’t be returned.
Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) as a treatment for glaucoma. The procedure takes minutes and is a safe, effective treatment to lower eye pressure. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. If you have questions about SLT or any of our other treatments for glaucoma, please call […]
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, yet nearly half of people affected by the disease are unaware they have it. Glaucoma also has no warning signs in its most common forms, especially in its earliest stages, so it can be difficult to detect without frequent eye exams. “Glaucoma affects the optic nerve […]
Tower Clock Eye Center prides itself on successful LASIK and PRK outcomes, and it’s why we’ve been chosen as the “Best of the Bay” for LASIK for several consecutive years. In addition to the latest technology and procedures, Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, and his staff adhere to strict guidelines as to which patients make good […]
Watch fellowship trained ophthalmologist Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, discuss cataract surgery, specifically the new Alcon PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens. For more information on this new lens technology, we’re offering a FREE seminar on Cataract Surgery with the new Alcon PanOptix trifocal lens. Search our Facebook Events for more information. Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons were among the first […]
We’ve all heard the term “astigmatism.” But what is it? Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explain in simple terms what astigmatism is, and how it’s treated with glasses or contacts, LASIK or PRK, or with special lenses at the time of cataract surgery.
Fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explains how medical marijuana, specifically THC, is not a preferred treatment for glaucoma.
For those experiencing near-vision loss, Kamra inlay is a simple device that helps patients rely less on reading glasses. Watch as Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, explains its use and how it can be used with refractive surgeries to improve vision both near and far.