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.
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 […]
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, 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 […]
Fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explains how medical marijuana, specifically THC, is not a preferred treatment for glaucoma.
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.
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 […]
Watch Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explain the many benefits of being part of a doctor-led independent medical practice.
Last night Dr. Kurt led a continuing education discussion on developmental glaucoma for area ophthalmic techs. Tower Clock Eye Center doctors frequently lead such talks to keep area eye care professionals educated in a wide array of eye diseases, conditions and treatments.
Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, recently visited WBAY TV-2’s Ask the Expert to discuss how compound eye drops benefit glaucoma patients. Oftentimes, glaucoma is treated with several eye drops that help control eye pressure; Dr. Kurt explains how combining these drops in one bottle makes treatment easier and less confusing for patients.