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Update to waiting room policy at Tower Clock Eye Center during coronavirus COVID-19

Waiting room policy during coronavirus outbreak

In light of concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) we’ve temporarily updated our waiting room policy. Some of our patient population is at high risk for complications of #coronavirus and we’re asking patients to help limit potential exposure. Because of this we are looking to minimize non-essential people in our waiting rooms. We understand patients often require that a […]


Coronavirus protocol

Update on coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’ve been closely monitoring rapidly changing conditions and updated information regarding the spread of the novel #coronavirus (COVID-19). We have implemented several measures at all of our facilities: •Patients who currently demonstrate symptoms of an upper respiratory infection (cough, fever) are asked to reschedule their appointment. •Patients stating they are ill over the phone will be asked […]



MCW Students learn from Tower Clock Eye Center physicians

Several Medical College of Wisconsin students visited Tower Clock Eye Center to learn about eye anatomy and administer basic eye exams. Our doctors gave students special insight into entering the field of optometry and ophthalmology. Tower Clock Eye Center doctors have volunteered time to give instruction to MCW students for several years. We’re proud to […]


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, performs surgery on a Haitian patient during a mission trip there.

Dr. Matt returns to Haiti

Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, has returned to Haiti to continue his mission work there. He’s performed surgery on several patients, including some children. It has been some time since his last trip to the beleaguered country, due to rioting and uncertainty there. Dr. Thompson is there on behalf of 1Focus.org, a group he is heavily […]


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 […]


Holiday Hours

Tower Clock Eye Center will have special holiday hours:   Christmas Eve: 8am – 12pm Christmas Day: closed New Year’s Eve: 8am – 5pm New Year’s Day: closed.   We wish you a happy holiday season!


Special holiday hours for Shawano optical

During the week of Christmas, Tower Clock Eye Center’s Shawano location will have special hours; it will be closed Tuesday through Thursday, December 24, 25 and 26. The optical will be open both Monday and Friday of that week. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 920 499-3102.


Thanksgiving Week Hours

Tower Clock Eye Center and Tower Clock Surgery Center will both be closed Thursday and Friday this week in celebration of Thanksgiving. We will reopen with normal business hours on Monday. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, presents to the public on cataract surgery

Dr. Tyson Schwiesow presents on cataract surgery

Last night Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, held a public seminar on cataract surgery with an in-depth discussion on the new Alcon PanOptix trifocal lens. Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons were the first in Wisconsin to perform surgery with this revolutionary new lens. Dr. Schwiesow explained the history of cataract surgery, as well as the most recent developments […]


Latest News

09.28.22

Dry eyes after cataract surgery

Following cataract surgery patients can develop dry eye symptoms. Watch Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain the causes and how it's easily treated.

09.19.22

Routine vs. medical care

A common question we get at Tower Clock Eye Center is the difference between routine and medical care, especially how they are billed through insurance. Routine eye care Some medical insurance companies cover routine, or preventative, eye care. Patients should check with their insurance provider to see if this benefit is part of her or... read more

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