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. […]
Learn about the collaborative efforts by the surgeons of Tower Clock Eye Center, and how this communication benefits patients, from Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD.
Watch Dr. Matt Thompson explain how he and his partners work hard to reach a higher level of care.
Insurance can be a struggle. Watch Dr. Matt Thompson, MD, explain how Tower Clock Eye Center strives to make it easier.
What keeps Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, motivated as a surgeon? Watch this short video to find out.
Watch Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, describe the many advantages we offer by having our own surgery center – and how patients benefit – in this short video.
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.
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 […]