Cataract surgery is an inevitability almost all of us will face as we age. Luckily, it’s one of the safest, most often performed surgeries around. The procedure to remove cataracts has been honed and perfected over the years to include technologies such as laser surgery, dropless surgery and lens customization. Now, Tower Clock Eye Center […]
Join us for a FREE public seminar to discuss the new Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens and how it can improve your vision at the time of cataract surgery. Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist, will present on this new lens technology Thursday, November 21 at 6pm. The discussion will happen at […]
Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, was the first surgeon in Wisconsin to use the new Alcon Acrysof IQ PanOptix trifocal lens. This new lens is the latest multi focal option and builds on previous technology to give the most depth of focus of any multi focal lens. All three of our surgeons will offer the new lens, […]
People who have cataracts also have the option to correct astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. These lenses, known as toric lenses, reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after a cataract procedure and now meet the needs of more patients than ever before. Toric Lenses A toric lens replaces the natural lens similar […]
Last night Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, held a continuing education event for area ophthalmic techs that focused on the latest IOL technologies. Tower Clock Eye Center regularly holds these events for area techs to earn credits toward their certifications.
Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons are the first in Northeast Wisconsin, and among the very first in the state, to implant a new astigmatism-correcting multifocal lens in patients. This lens, the ReSTOR® Toric intraocular lens, is the first true multifocal IOL to be approved for use in the United States. The lens gives patients less […]