Posts Tagged ‘ ophthalmologist ’



What is laser cataract surgery?

Over the last several years laser cataract surgery has become an increasingly popular choice for patients in need of cataract surgery. Its increased levels of safety and accuracy over standard cataract surgery have been well documented, and the advantages of the procedure are readily seen. The laser, known as a femtosecond laser, takes the place […]


Dr. Matt Thompson instructs local ophthalmologic techs

Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Matthew Thompson, MD, recently held a continuing education event at the clinic for technicians seeking CE credits. The focus of the discussion was dry eye syndrome. Through his research, Dr. Thompson explained the symptoms, causes and treatments for the common eye disease. Ophthalmologic techs from several area clinics and providers […]


Join us for a FREE laser cataract surgery seminar

Join us for a FREE seminar to discuss the advantages of laser cataract surgery at Tower Clock Eye Center on Thursday, November 10 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at Tower Clock Surgery Center, 1077 West Mason Street, in Green Bay. Light refreshments will be served. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, will present on why […]



Floater care at Tower Clock Eye Center; what are eye floaters

What are eye floaters?

Many of us will think of “floaters” as devices we’ll use at the pool, lake or in the rivers that surround us in Wisconsin and the U.P. In the eye care world though, the term has another meaning. To eye doctors, floaters are small pieces of debris inside of the eye that affect a patient’s […]


iStent® – The world’s smallest medical device

Technology has always been at the forefront of maintaining vision or improving eye health. From the earliest bifocals to LASIK, technology aids in our ability to see the world around us. Now, advancements in technology have come to those in need of cataract surgery who also suffer from mild-to-moderate open-angle glaucoma. That technology is iStent®. […]


Dr. Kurt Schwiesow presents Surgical Treatments for Glaucoma to area Techs

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Kurt Schwiesow, MD, a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist, recently spoke to area ophthalmologic techs about the surgical treatments for glaucoma in another continuing education event held at the clinic. Here is a short video of his presentation:   To make an appointment at Tower Clock Eye Center, call us at 920 […]


The origin of Tower Clock Eye Center

In clinic we often get asked, “How did Tower Clock Eye Center get its name?” In 1989 Dr. Karl Schwiesow purchased the building at 1087 West Mason Street. The building’s northwest corner, which faces Mason Street, featured a rectangular, elevated parapet that was about 6 feet tall. This parapet displayed the name of the building’s […]


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02.05.24

Do eyes change color?

Have you noticed your eyes apparently changing colors as you age? Check out Dr. Matt explain this phenomenon and it's simple explanation. #towerclockeyecenter #eyecare #eyecolor #weirdeyestuff

01.08.24

Happy retirement, Pam!

It's the end of an era. Our longtime clinic manager, Pam, has retired. We thank her for her many years of dedicated service, wisdom, know-how, and her vision for what led Tower Clock Eye Center to what it is today. Pam helped guide the clinic through substantial growth, including the construction of our Green Bay... read more

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