Category Archives: New Announcements

Flex Spending Accounts (FSAs): What to know

As 2023 is quickly coming to an end, there are only a few weeks remaining to use your Flex Spending Account (FSA) dollars on eligible heath care products and services at Tower Clock Eye Center. We get a lot of questions about which eye care-related expenses can be used with a FSA. Below is some […]


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 fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD

Presentation on Intraocular lenses (IOLs)

Join us for a FREE Facebook Live presentation with fellowship trained ophthalmologist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, where he will discuss intraocular lenses at the time of cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, the body’s clouded natural lens is replaced with a clear artificial one. There are different types of these lenses and Dr. Schwiesow will discuss […]


Tower Clock Eye Center Thanksgiving hours 2021

Thanksgiving holiday hours 2021

All Tower Clock Eye Center locations will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 25 and 26) as we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. We’ll reopen with normal clinic hours on Monday. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses cataracts on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses cataracts on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, a fellowship trained ophthalmologist, recently held a Facebook Live event to discuss cataracts. The forum allowed questions to be asked by viewers and answered by Dr. Kurt in real time. Follow our page for more future Facebook Live events.



Breaking ground for Tower Clock Surgery Center

10 years of Tower Clock Surgery Center

Ten years ago this week we broke ground for what would become Tower Clock Surgery Center – and simultaneously almost lost our physicians to a new career in construction as each took his turn at the controls of the backhoe. Our facility recently exceeded 25,000 surgeries since opening.


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses glaucoma on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses glaucoma on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist, recently held a Facebook Live event to discuss glaucoma. The forum allowed questions to be asked by viewers and answered by Dr. Kurt in real time. Keep an eye out (pun intended) both here and on our Facebook for more future Facebook Live events.


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 […]


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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