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Tom - PanOptix patient at Tower Clock Eye Center and Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD

Tom – Avid outdoorsman and PanOptix patient

Meet Tom, an avid outdoorsman who chose the Alcon PanOptix trifocal lenses for his cataract surgeries at Tower Clock Eye Center. Watch as he describes his unique situation and tells why he decided on this new lens platform. He’ll explain how clearly he sees since his surgery with Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD. Tower Clock Eye […]


State-of-the-art lens option: Alcon PanOptix IOL

Cataract surgery is an inevitability almost all of us will face as we age. Luckily, it’s one of the safest, most often performed surgeries around. The procedure to remove cataracts has been honed and perfected over the years to include technologies such as laser surgery, dropless surgery and lens customization. Now, Tower Clock Eye Center […]



Dr. Michael Servi, OD, describes the causes and treatments of dry eye

Dry eye causes and treatments

Watch Tower Clock Eye Center optometrist Dr. Michael Servi, OD, discuss the causes of dry eye, a common eye condition exacerbated during the cold, dry months of winter. He describes the causes and common treatments for dry eye disease. If you suffer from dry eyes, contact us at 920 499-3102 to schedule an appointment.


Corneal crosslinking for keratoconus at Tower Clock Eye Center

Corneal crosslinking for keratoconus

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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fellowship trained ophthalmologist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, talks about glaucoma treatments

Glaucoma treatment with Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD

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.


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses glaucoma for Glaucoma Awareness Month

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses the dangers of glaucoma

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.


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explains Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma

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 […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

How do I know if I’m at risk for glaucoma?

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 […]


Experience the best with Premium LASIK

Are you a candidate for Premium LASIK?

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 […]


Latest News

04.09.24

Is eye rubbing safe?

We all do it, sometimes because our eyes are dry or irritated, or because it's been a long day, or maybe you have something in your eye and rubbing it feel good. For whatever reason, check out this brief video from Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, as he tells you about the safety of rubbing your... read more

04.05.24

“Prof” Schwiesow presents to LLI

Today, "Professor" Kurt Schwiesow presented a class on cataract surgery for the UWGB Lifelong Learning Institute. He touched on all aspects of surgery including the surgical process, IOL options, technology, and addressed many common patient questions. All the nearly 70 students received passing grades... but are reminded that this material will be on the mid-term.... read more

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