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May is Healthy Vision Month at Tower Clock Eye Center

May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month and Tower Clock Eye Center has some suggestions how to keep your eyes seeing, and being, healthy! To maintain healthy vision we must take care of our eyes similar to how we care for the rest of our bodies. Vision is so important to daily life, and following some basic […]


Dr. Kurt Schwiesow presents "Cataract Surgery: What to know" for Tower Clock Eye Center

“Cataract Surgery: What to know” seminar

Join us for a FREE seminar on cataract surgery (registration required, see below), including disease progression, surgery types (including laser cataract surgery), intraocular lens (IOL) selection and differences, pre- and post-operative processes, and expectations following surgery. This comprehensive survey of cataract surgery will give those in attendance a better understanding of how to see clearly […]


Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Matthew Thompson in Jamaica on behalf of FOCUS, Inc.

Dr. Matt travels abroad on behalf of FOCUS

Tower Clock Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Matthew Thompson is in Jamaica this week, not for vacation but for work on behalf of FOCUS. Dr. Matt is providing much needed eye care to the less fortunate on the island. His broad expertise in eye medicine, specifically cataracts and cornea care, is being put to use as […]


Dr. Matt in Tampa Bay

Dr. Matt instructs surgeons at Tampa Bay conference

Over the weekend Dr. Matt was in Tampa Bay providing instruction to cornea fellows and recent graduates as part of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research Cornea Fellowship Training Program. The event offered one-on-one training in many areas including advanced cornea transplant techniques and practical training in DMEK, DSAEK and PKP cases. Dr. […]


Dr. Matt in Rwanda

Dr. Matt provides aid in Rwanda

Tower Clock Eye Center’s Matthew Thompson, MD, recently traveled to Rwanda on behalf of FOCUS to provide ophthalmology students there hands-on surgical training and education. During his nearly two week long stay in Africa, Dr. Matt also performed surgery on several patients in need of his corneal and cataract expertise. FOCUS’s campaign, No More Blind Babies, addresses the current epidemic […]


Tower Clock Eye Center surgeons provide continuing medical education at Shopko Optical's conference at Lambeau Field

Tower Clock Eye Center doctors provide CME to nearly 100 ODs

Over the weekend, Tower Clock Eye Center Drs. Kunal Patel, Matthew Thompson and Kurt Schwiesow presented continuing medical education (CME) to nearly 100 optometrists for Shopko Optical’s annual corporate meeting held at Lambeau Field. The event was attended by Shopko ODs from Washington to Ohio, as well as many independent area optometrists.      


Eye care at Tower Clock Eye Center

Routine vs. medical care

A common question we get at Tower Clock Eye Center is the difference between routine and medical care, especially how they are billed through insurance. Routine eye care Some medical insurance companies cover routine, or preventative, eye care. Patients should check with their insurance provider to see if this benefit is part of her or […]


Tower Clock Eye Center 2022 Best of the Bay Winner

Best of the Bay 2022 Winner!

The results are in and Tower Clock Eye Center has been selected as Best of the Bay 2022! We received the most votes in the following categories: Best Eye Care Clinic Best LASIK Surgery Center Best Eye Care Professional Dr. Amanda Jolly won the Best Eye Care Professional category and Dr. Kurt Schwiesow was a […]


Tower Clock Eye Center fireworks safety

Fourth of July eye safety

The time for fireworks is here, and so is the time to be diligent with eye safety during your 4th of July celebrations. Tower Clock Eye Center and other eye care centers see an uptick in eye injuries this time of year and it’s important to celebrate the holiday safely. A recent Consumer Product Safety […]


Tower Clock Eye Center glaucoma surgeon Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, presents CME to area optometrists

Dr. Kurt presents CME to area optometrists

Last night Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, presented CME “Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery – Spring Update 2022” to local optometrists at our new Appleton clinic. The event is part of continuing medical education our physicians often provide area eye doctors. Dr. Schwiesow gave a comprehensive presentation on the many techniques and technologies available to glaucoma surgeons, both […]


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04.09.24

Is eye rubbing safe?

We all do it, sometimes because our eyes are dry or irritated, or because it's been a long day, or maybe you have something in your eye and rubbing it feel good. For whatever reason, check out this brief video from Dr. Kunal Patel, MD, as he tells you about the safety of rubbing your... read more

04.05.24

“Prof” Schwiesow presents to LLI

Today, "Professor" Kurt Schwiesow presented a class on cataract surgery for the UWGB Lifelong Learning Institute. He touched on all aspects of surgery including the surgical process, IOL options, technology, and addressed many common patient questions. All the nearly 70 students received passing grades... but are reminded that this material will be on the mid-term.... read more

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