A corneal ulcer is often the result of an eye infection, though severe dry eye and other eye conditions can cause them as well. These ulcers, also known as keratitis, are sores on the surface of the cornea – the outermost part of the eye. What are common symptoms? When diagnosing a corneal ulcer, Tower […]
Tower Clock Eye Center has recently implemented an upgraded patient scheduling system. We ask your patience as our staff continues to work with and get familiarized in the new system. The new system looks to improve our patient interface, though our patients will not notice much change. However, our staff will need to re-enter patient […]
Tower Clock Eye Center — Appleton is now open and seeing and accepting new patients! We are located at 3142 N Richmond, just off highway 41. The build-out is nearing completion but we still have some minor work to do, namely interior signage and aesthetics. We look forward to seeing you and serving the entire […]
One of the many common tests performed at Tower Clock Eye Center is the slit lamp exam. This exam is done with a microscope and bright light that gives your eye doctor the ability to examine the many structures around and inside the eye. The slit lamp exam is a vital exam to determine the […]
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is considered a “silent” disease because there are few symptoms as it develops in the eye, so regular check ups and exams are very important. Glaucoma develops when pressure inside the eye (the eye needs some pressure to stay inflated) becomes higher than the eye can tolerate. That added […]
Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discuss the Alcon PanOptix IOL. This revolutionary trifocal lens is very popular with patients, and a favorite among Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons. To schedule an appointment with us, please call 920 499-3102.
Tower Clock Eye Center offices will be closed on Friday, December 24 and Friday, December 31 to celebrate the holidays with our families. We’ll reopen with normal clinic hours on the following Mondays. Happy holidays!
Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, recently took to Facebook Live to discuss intraocular lens (IOL) implant options at the time of cataract surgery. Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons offer a wide variety of IOL options; learn about them here. Dr. Schwiesow addresses toric, multifocal and monofocal lenses. If you are feel you are developing a cataract […]
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 […]
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 […]