Posts Tagged ‘ Surgery ’

Tower Clock Eye Center cataract surgery

5 reasons not to worry about cataract surgery

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 […]


Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD of Tower Clock Eye Center in Green Bay and Appleton explains DMEK

DMEK for partial corneal transplants: explained

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.


Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, of Tower Clock Eye Center, explains fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery.

Fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery

Watch Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, as he discusses one of his favorite topics: fixing astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. At some point, we’re all going to have a cataract and Dr. Matt explains the many benefits of having astigmatism fixed while having surgery.


Dr. Kunal S. Patel, MD, ophthalmologist at Tower Clock Eye Center Green Bay, Shawano, Manitowoc

Introducing Dr. Kunal S. Patel, MD

Tower Clock Eye Center is expanding its team of surgeons by welcoming Dr. Kunal S. Patel, MD, a board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist. Dr. Patel specializes in cataract surgery and enjoys a wide range of ophthalmology practice including treatment of complications of diabetes and macular degeneration, using injectable medications. Dr. Patel also performs blepharoplasty and other eyelid surgeries to improve […]


Glaucoma care at Tower Clock Eye Center

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 […]


Cataract and Astigmatism: Fix both with a toric IOL

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 […]



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 […]


Latest News

06.13.24

Appleton surgery center update

Our Appleton surgery center is getting closer to opening its doors! We look forward to serving the Fox Cities with our patient-centered brand of ophthalmologic services! We look to open in late summer or early autumn.

06.03.24

Exploring the Pathophysiology of Aqueous Humor and its Role in Glaucoma

Glaucoma, often referred to as the "silent thief of sight," is a group of eye conditions characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss. Tower Clock Eye Center physicians are experts at treating this eye disease both medically and surgically. A key factor in the development and progression of glaucoma is... read more

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