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Tower Clock Eye Center: Understanding normal eye pressure

Understanding Normal Eye Pressure: A Vital Aspect of Eye Health

Healthy eye pressure, also known as intraocular pressure (IOP), is essential for maintaining the normal shape and function of the human eye. IOP that is higher than your eye can tolerate can lead to glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. Tower Clock Eye Center physicians understand that proper eye pressure measurement and management […]


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, describes how foreign bodies are removed from the eye.

Foreign body removal

We’ve all been there, happily going about our day when something finds its way into our eye.  Ugh! March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, but Dr. Matt’s video below rings true for life both in and out of work. Learn how Tower Clock Eye Center physicians remove foreign bodies from the eye, and the importance […]


Tower Clock Eye Center optometrist Dr. Jamie Myers, OD, discusses seasonal eye allergies.

Seasonal Eye Allergies

Watch Dr. Jamie Myers, OD, of Tower Clock Eye Center describe seasonal eye allergies and easy ways to alleviate dry, itchy eyes that come with this time of year. For some patients, pollen, dust, pet dander, mold, smoke and other allergens affect their eyes, especially in spring and autumn. Symptoms of eye allergies often include: […]


Seasonal eye allergies treatment with Tower Clock Eye Center

Eye allergies

Spring eye allergies are here, but fortunately they’re generally easily treatable. Tower Clock Eye Center doctors are experts in treating common eye allergies and getting you ready to enjoy the warmer, sunnier days ahead. Eye allergies happen when the eye encounters an allergen – something usually benign that causes the body to react. During the […]


Tower Clock Eye Center winter sunglasses blog

Winter sun and your eyes.

Many people believe that once summer is gone it’s time to put away our sunglasses. True, winter’s rays aren’t as direct as they are during the summer, yet many of us don’t know that the effects of the winter sun can be just as dangerous. Ultraviolet (UV) rays are dangerous to our eyes no matter […]


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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fireworks safety

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 […]


Latest News

05.13.24

Welcome Dr. Annette Giangiacomo, MD!

Tower Clock Eye Center is excited to announce the addition of fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Annette Giangiacomo, MD. Dr. Giangiacomo will see patients on a part-time basis in both our Appleton and Green Bay locations (primarily Appleton) starting in June. With an extensive background in comprehensive ophthalmology and glaucoma, she has a passion for providing... read more

05.10.24

New phone system 5/10/24

We are going live with a new phone system today! We ask your patience as we learn our new phones, but please know we may experience some hiccups along the way. Thank you for your understanding!  

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