Category Archives: New Announcements

MCW students shadow Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD

Dr. Karl Schwiesow, MD, instructed several Medical College of Wisconsin students on basic skills in ophthalmology today as part of a Bench-to-Beside course. The students received hands-on experience in many tests and exams under the direction of Dr. Karl. Students learned all aspects of an ocular examination, including how to take into consideration a patient’s […]


Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, returns to Haiti

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, recently returned from Haiti where he performed over 30 surgeries on patients. Dr. Thompson visits the island nation for mission trips several times a year to help people in need of eye care. Most patients Thompson sees undergo cataract surgery, but he also performs cornea-related procedures, among […]



Holiday hours 2017

Tower Clock Eye Center will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018, for the holidays. Happy holidays from Tower Clock Eye Center! If you have questions about our holiday hours, please call 920 499-3102.



Tower Clock Eye Center cataract surgery evaluation testing

What is posterior capsule opacification (PCO)?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common, safest and successful surgeries performed in the U.S. Few issues arise after any cataract procedure, and the vast majority of patients come to have the best vision they have experienced in years. However, about 30% of patients will develop something called posterior capsule opacification (PCO). Cataract surgery […]


Tower Clock Eye Center Thanksgiving hours change

Tower Clock Eye Center will close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open with our normal working hours on Monday, November 27. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Tyson Schwiesow, MD, presents on laser cataract surgery

Last night Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, held a seminar to discuss the benefits of laser cataract surgery. The public event also touched on topics including dropless cataract surgery, IOL options, as well as technology exclusive to Tower Clock Surgery Center. The surgeons of Tower Clock Eye Center hold such seminars quarterly. If interested in the […]


Blepharitis: symptoms and treatments

Red, watery eyes, skin flakes around the eyes, greasy eyelids: they’re all symptoms of blepharitis, a common eye disease that affects the area of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. The disease is a chronic condition that is easy to treat, but difficult to cure. Blepharitis presents when small oil glands on the eyelid become […]


Cataract surgery: Does it hurt?

Among the most common questions ophthalmologists get from patients facing cataract surgery is if the procedure is painful. Cataract surgery is rarely painful and most patients who have gone through the procedure say they only had slight discomfort. After surgery, most patients are relieved how fast and relatively pain-free the procedure is. Patients need to […]


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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