Spring is here and with this change in season comes eye allergies. Many of us know too well the congestion and swollen, itchy eyes associated with spring eye allergies. The primary causes of these allergies are things we all come in contact with including pollen, dust mites, mold and pet dander, to name a few. […]
Watch Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, offer some perspective on the beginnings of Tower Clock Eye Center, explaining the many advantages we offer, as well as what our brand of ophthalmology entails.
Curious to know the symptoms of dry eye? There are more than just the obvious. Watch Dr. Michael Servi, OD, discuss the many symptoms and how dry eye can actually affect your overall vision.
It’s late winter and it’s cold outside. With low humidity and indoor heating the norm, our eyes need to work harder to stay lubricated, often making already-dry eyes even worse. Dry eye syndrome is a condition caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication on the surface of the eye. The consequence of dry eye syndrome […]
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explain what glaucoma is and who is most at risk for the vision-robbing disease. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. There are many advantages to working with, and being referred to, and fellowship trained glaucoma specialist. For more information, give us a call at 920 499-3102 or […]
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 […]