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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 […]


Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, of Tower Clock Eye Center, explains fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery.

Fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery

Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, as he discusses one of his favorite topics: fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. At some point, we’re all going to have a cataract and Dr. Matt explains the many benefits of having astigmatism fixed while having surgery.


Latest News

06.13.24

Appleton surgery center update

Our Appleton surgery center is getting closer to opening its doors! We look forward to serving the Fox Cities with our patient-centered brand of ophthalmologic services! We look to open in late summer or early autumn.

06.03.24

Exploring the Pathophysiology of Aqueous Humor and its Role in Glaucoma

Glaucoma, often referred to as the "silent thief of sight," is a group of eye conditions characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss. Tower Clock Eye Center physicians are experts at treating this eye disease both medically and surgically. A key factor in the development and progression of glaucoma is... read more

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