Cataracts happen. And nearly all of us will face cataract surgery at some point in our lives. Cataracts reduce vison, and if not removed can even cause blindness. If you’ve noticed your vision isn’t as crisp as it once was, if you have noticed colors not being as vivid as they once were, or if […]
Watch as DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is briefly explained by Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, Tower Clock Eye Center’s fellowship-trained cornea specialist. Dr. Thompson explains the basics behind this method of partial cornea transplant and the positive outcomes it provides. To schedule an appointment to learn more, please call 920 499-3102.
Tower Clock Eye Center — Appleton is now open and seeing and accepting new patients! We are located at 3142 N Richmond, just off highway 41. The build-out is nearing completion but we still have some minor work to do, namely interior signage and aesthetics. We look forward to seeing you and serving the entire […]
Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discuss the Alcon PanOptix IOL. This revolutionary trifocal lens is very popular with patients, and a favorite among Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons. To schedule an appointment with us, please call 920 499-3102.
Watch Tower Clock Eye Center’s Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, discuss intravitreal injections for the treatment of macular degeneration. Dr. Patel explains the simple procedure and what patients can do to help control the effects of the vision-robbing disease.
The thought of a needle anywhere near our eyes will likely cause a cringeworthy reaction for most of us. But in the world of ophthalmology it’s a common occurrence; eye injections are the best way to deliver certain medications into the eye. Eye injections are known as intravitreal injections and most often used to administer […]
Tower Clock Eye Center is expanding its lineup in Appleton to include fellowship trained cataract surgeon Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD. Dr. Tyson joins Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, and Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, in Appleton at 1301 E. Northland Ave. To schedule an appointment with us in Appleton, please call 920 499-3102 or speak to your […]
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 […]
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss glaucoma treatment, including eye drops, simple laser procedures and surgery. Dr. Schwiesow explains that once vision is lost from the disease, it cannot be restored. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
Last weekend Dr. Matthew Thompson instructed residents and fellows on MSICS (Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery) at the University of Illinois – Chicago. The surgical technique is often used in developing countries where expensive surgical tools are not available. Dr. Thompson utilizes these skills during his frequent mission trips to Haiti. This experience helps Dr. […]