Posts Tagged ‘ cataract surgery ’

Dr. Matt Thompson presents on laser cataract surgery.

Last night Dr. Matt Thompson presented on laser cataract surgery at Tower Clock Surgery Center. Dr. Thompson described what patients can expect leading up to, during, and after their surgeries. He also detailed the many lens options patients have, and the benefits of each.



FREE Laser Cataract Surgery Seminar with Dr. Matthew Thompson

Join us for a FREE seminar to discuss the advantages of laser cataract surgery at Tower Clock Eye Center on Thursday, April 26 at 5:00 p.m. The event will be held at Tower Clock Surgery Center, 1077 West Mason Street, in Green Bay. Light refreshments will be served. Matthew Thompson, MD, will present on why […]


Cataract and Astigmatism: Fix both with a toric IOL

People who have cataracts also have the option to correct astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. These lenses, known as toric lenses, reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after a cataract procedure and now meet the needs of more patients than ever before. Toric Lenses A toric lens replaces the natural lens similar […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


What is a YAG capsulotomy?

Cataract surgery involves the removal of a cloudy natural lens inside the eye and the replacement of an artificial one. The natural lens has several layers, and all of these are removed during surgery except for the very back layer, known as the posterior capsule. The posterior capsule is important because it will hold the […]



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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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