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 […]
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.
ACHOO! Everyone sneezes but some of us sneeze for vastly different reasons than others. It’s maybe due to a tingle in your nose, certain smells, allergies or… sunlight? Yes, ACHOO, or autosomal dominant compelling helio-ophthalmic outburst, is really a thing. ACHOO is caused by sudden exposure to bright lights, and is also known as sun […]
Sorry kiddos – it’s that time of year again. As a parent, you do all you can to make sure your child learns and develops properly. But there is one essential that many moms and dads frequently miss – the back-to-school eye exam. Vision is vital to children’s development. In fact, the American Optometric Association […]
Among the many tests Tower Clock Eye Center uses to provide the best eye care is Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT. This test is crucial to determine the eye’s health as it relates to several structures that comprise the eye, including the cornea, retina and optic nerve. OCT scans also provide eye doctors information about […]
Spring has sprung and so have seasonal eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis. Watch Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, explain the symptoms and what you can do to help reduce their affects this year.
Dry eye is the most common reason why people visit eye doctors, and with dryer air on the way it is important to know how best to keep your eyes properly lubricated. Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, explain how to keep your eyes healthy during the upcoming winter months.
Now that spring is finally here and we’re venturing outside from coronavirus quarantine, the surroundings can be difficult to enjoy if you have seasonal allergies. The doctors of Tower Clock Eye Center are here to help! Why do our eyes get itchy, puffy and red due to the season? Seasonal Allergies Allergies are cause by […]
Keratoconus is an eye disease that affects the cornea, or front part of the eye, and distorts vision as it progresses. Tower Clock Eye Center offers several treatments for keratoconus, including corneal crosslinking, a novel treatment that strengthens the cornea in a safe, non-surgical way. Keratoconus usually develops in people as they age through their […]
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 […]