Posts Tagged ‘ Common eye problems ’

Tower Clock Eye Center optometrist Jacob Woldt, OD, describes the importance of wearing sunglasses for eye protection.

The importance of sunglasses

The sun is out, are your eyes protected? Check out this brief video from Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, regarding the importance of wearing sunglasses and how they’ll not only make you cool, but also help save your eyes! It’s a great time to stop in our Optical Department. Until the end of July we’re featuring […]


Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD of Tower Clock Eye Center in Green Bay and Appleton explains DMEK

DMEK for partial corneal transplants: explained

Watch as DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is briefly explained by Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, Tower Clock Eye Center’s fellowship-trained cornea specialist. Dr. Thompson explains the basics behind this method of partial cornea transplant and the positive outcomes it provides. To schedule an appointment to learn more, please call 920 499-3102.


Tower Clock Eye Center - Corneal care

Corneal ulcer symptoms, causes and treatments

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 […]


Slit lamp test at Tower Clock Eye Center

Slit lamp exam: What is it?

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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses IOL implant options

Cataract surgery IOL implant options

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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center suggests wearing sunglasses during winter blog

Winter sun eye care

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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD

Presentation on Intraocular lenses (IOLs)

Join us for a FREE Facebook Live presentation with fellowship trained ophthalmologist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, where he will discuss intraocular lenses at the time of cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, the body’s clouded natural lens is replaced with a clear artificial one. There are different types of these lenses and Dr. Schwiesow will discuss […]



Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses glaucoma on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses glaucoma on Facebook Live

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist, recently held a Facebook Live event to discuss glaucoma. The forum allowed questions to be asked by viewers and answered by Dr. Kurt in real time. Keep an eye out (pun intended) both here and on our Facebook for more future Facebook Live events.


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, describes the concern over sudden vision changes

Sudden vision changes

Sudden vision changes can be a telltale sign of some serious health conditions. Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Jacob Woldt, OD, explain how sudden vision changes present and some possible serious health issues they represent. If you experience sudden changes in your vision, it is important to seek assistance immediately.


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06.13.24

Appleton surgery center update

Our Appleton surgery center is getting closer to opening its doors! We look forward to serving the Fox Cities with our patient-centered brand of ophthalmologic services! We look to open in late summer or early autumn.

06.03.24

Exploring the Pathophysiology of Aqueous Humor and its Role in Glaucoma

Glaucoma, often referred to as the "silent thief of sight," is a group of eye conditions characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss. Tower Clock Eye Center physicians are experts at treating this eye disease both medically and surgically. A key factor in the development and progression of glaucoma is... read more

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