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Eye care at Tower Clock Eye Center

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 […]


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Fourth of July eye safety

The time for fireworks is here, and so is the time to be diligent with eye safety during your 4th of July celebrations. Tower Clock Eye Center and other eye care centers see an uptick in eye injuries this time of year and it’s important to celebrate the holiday safely. A recent Consumer Product Safety […]


Tower Clock Eye Center blog on Seasonal Eye Allergies

Spring eye allergies: causes & remedies

Spring is here and with this change in season comes eye allergies. Many of us know too well the congestion and swollen, itchy eyes associated with spring eye allergies. The primary causes of these allergies are things we all come in contact with including pollen, dust mites, mold and pet dander, to name a few. […]


Couching

Couching: ancient eye surgery

It’s Halloween season and that means scary, frightening ghosts and goblins are on the way. Thankfully there’s nothing spooky when it’s time for cataract surgery, not to mention anything to be afraid of. But centuries ago, that wasn’t always the case. Before modern cataract surgery came to be, even before slightly less modern cataract surgery […]


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 […]


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. […]




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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 […]


Latest News

12.01.22

Leaders in glaucoma care – iStent infinite

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, is the first ophthalmologist in Wisconsin (and one of the first in the U.S.) to implant the new iStent infinite - a device recently approved by the FDA to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients. iStent infinite is the first micro-invasive, stand-alone implantable MIGS device available. Learn more about iStent... read more

11.22.22

Thanksgiving hours 2022

All Tower Clock Eye Center locations will close this Thursday (11/24) and Friday (11/25) to celebrate the holiday. We will reopen on Monday with regular clinic hours. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

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