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Jim – Cataract surgery success story

Meet Jim. Watch him describe the moment he realized he needed cataract surgery, and how he came to choose Tower Clock Eye Center. Not only has his vision improved, so too has his golf game.


Chrissy – LASIK success story

Watch as Chrissy describes her journey to clear vision with LASIK from Dr. Matt Thompson at Tower Clock Eye Center. As an active person, with a family, a passion for being outside and a demanding work schedule, Chrissy was looking to be free from contacts and glasses. After researching other practices, her decision was clear. […]




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 […]


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

09.05.19

PanOptix trifocal lens now at Tower Clock Eye Center

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, was the first surgeon in Wisconsin to use the new Alcon Acrysof IQ PanOptix trifocal lens. This new lens is the latest multi focal option and builds on previous technology to give the most depth of focus of any multi focal lens. All three of our surgeons will offer the new lens,... read more

08.27.19

Astigmatism explained with Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD

We've all heard the term "astigmatism." But what is it? Watch Tower Clock Eye Center's cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explain in simple terms what astigmatism is, and how it's treated with glasses or contacts, LASIK or PRK, or with special lenses at the time of cataract surgery.

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