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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 […]


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a “silent” disease in that 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 […]


Glaucoma care at Tower Clock Eye Center

Ophthalmologists and optometrists generally recommend eye exams every one or two years, depending on age. For people younger than 50, every two years is suggested, while those over 50 should make an appointment every year. Although you may not have any obvious vision problems, these examinations are important because some of the more problematic eye […]


Tower Clock Eye Center's Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discusses glaucoma for Glaucoma Awareness Month

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow discusses the dangers of glaucoma

Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss the specifics of glaucoma. This disease is considered sight’s silent thief, and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Dr. Schwiesow explains the need for early testing and treatment because once sight is lost, it can’t be returned.


Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explains Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma

Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) as a treatment for glaucoma. The procedure takes minutes and is a safe, effective treatment to lower eye pressure. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. If you have questions about SLT or any of our other treatments for glaucoma, please call […]


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 […]


Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, leads continuing education seminar

Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, recently lead a continuing education event for area optometrists at Tower Clock Surgery Center. The seminar was entitled Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery Update – Fall 2019 and allowed those in attendance one credit hour in glaucoma education. Dr. Schwiesow, a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, often presents to optometrists to further education them in […]



Glaucoma and CBD

CBD has gained in popularity for helping a myriad of issues such as anxiety, depression and sleep problems. But how does it affect glaucoma? Watch fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explain what he tells patients who have glaucoma about CBD.


Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, among the first to use new iStent inject® device.

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Kurt A. Schwiesow, MD, was chosen to be among the first ophthalmologists in the country, and the first in Wisconsin, to utilize a second-generation iStent device called iStent inject ®. Dr. Kurt is part of an early experience program that leads into the device’s official release August 27. iStent is […]


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02.17.21

Tower Clock Eye Center welcomes medical students

Tower Clock Eye Center welcomed medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin today for an afternoon of instruction on how to perform a battery of basic eye exams. The goal is to provide these students hands-on experience in fundamental eye exam techniques. We’re proud to play a part in helping the next generation of... read more

02.11.21

Best of the Bay Voting 2021!

It's that time of year again - Best of the Bay voting! This year there are two rounds and the first is the nomination round. The top 5 from here will be eligible for the final voting round starting in April. First things first, please nominate Tower Clock Eye Center for Best LASIK and Best... read more

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