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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 […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month - Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma Awareness Month 2024

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is considered a “silent” disease because there are few symptoms as it develops in the eye, so regular check ups and exams are very important. Glaucoma develops when pressure inside the eye (the eye needs some pressure to stay inflated) becomes higher than the eye can tolerate. That added […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month - Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma basics

January is #glaucomaawareness month! Check out Dr. Kurt Schwiesow explain glaucoma basics, including how the disease progresses, the importance of screening, and specific risk factors. Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. The disease progresses slowly which results in people not realizing their vision is being reduced.


Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, of Tower Clock Eye Center with the iStent infinite implant.

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 […]


Tower Clock Eye Center glaucoma surgeon Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, presents CME to area optometrists

Dr. Kurt presents CME to area optometrists

Last night Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, presented CME “Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery – Spring Update 2022” to local optometrists at our new Appleton clinic. The event is part of continuing medical education our physicians often provide area eye doctors. Dr. Schwiesow gave a comprehensive presentation on the many techniques and technologies available to glaucoma surgeons, both […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month at Tower Clock Eye Center

Glaucoma Awareness Month 2023

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is considered a “silent” disease because there are few symptoms as it develops in the eye, so regular check ups and exams are very important. Glaucoma develops when pressure inside the eye (the eye needs some pressure to stay inflated) becomes higher than the eye can tolerate. That added […]


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.


Glaucoma Q & A with Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD

Join us for a FREE Facebook Live event with fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD. Dr. Schwiesow will answer your submitted questions about the vision robbing disease. In addition, he will discuss what glaucoma is, at-risk populations, and medical and surgical treatment options. Submit your question in the discussion or email jim@towerclockeyecenter.com and […]


Xen Gel Stent at Tower Clock Eye Center Green Bay

Glaucoma care: Xen Gel Stent

Glaucoma is a vision robbing disease that if left untreated can cause irreversible vision loss – it’s among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. In its most common form, increased pressure within the eye causes damage to the optic nerve. This pressure is often the result of faulty drainage at the front of the eye. […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fellowship trained ophthalmologist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, talks about glaucoma treatments

Glaucoma – What to know

Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explain what glaucoma is and who is most at risk for the vision-robbing disease. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. There are many advantages to working with, and being referred to, and fellowship trained glaucoma specialist. For more information, give us a call at 920 499-3102 or […]


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04.09.24

Is eye rubbing safe?

We all do it, sometimes because our eyes are dry or irritated, or because it's been a long day, or maybe you have something in your eye and rubbing it feel good. For whatever reason, check out this brief video from Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, as he tells you about the safety of rubbing your... read more

04.05.24

“Prof” Schwiesow presents to LLI

Today, "Professor" Kurt Schwiesow presented a class on cataract surgery for the UWGB Lifelong Learning Institute. He touched on all aspects of surgery including the surgical process, IOL options, technology, and addressed many common patient questions. All the nearly 70 students received passing grades... but are reminded that this material will be on the mid-term.... read more

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