Watch as Dr. Matthew Thompson discusses his training from first grade until he began practicing medicine.
Cataract surgery is one of the most common, safest and successful surgeries performed in the U.S. Few issues arise after any cataract procedure, and the vast majority of patients come to have the best vision they have experienced in years. However, about 30% of patients will develop something called posterior capsule opacification (PCO). Cataract surgery […]
Tower Clock Eye Center will close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open with our normal working hours on Monday, November 27. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Last night Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, held a seminar to discuss the benefits of laser cataract surgery. The public event also touched on topics including dropless cataract surgery, IOL options, as well as technology exclusive to Tower Clock Surgery Center. The surgeons of Tower Clock Eye Center hold such seminars quarterly. If interested in the […]
Red, watery eyes, skin flakes around the eyes, greasy eyelids: they’re all symptoms of blepharitis, a common eye disease that affects the area of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. The disease is a chronic condition that is easy to treat, but difficult to cure. Blepharitis presents when small oil glands on the eyelid become […]
Among the most common questions ophthalmologists get from patients facing cataract surgery is if the procedure is painful. Cataract surgery is rarely painful and most patients who have gone through the procedure say they only had slight discomfort. After surgery, most patients are relieved how fast and relatively pain-free the procedure is. Patients need to […]
Did you know Tower Clock Eye Center contracts with nearly all area insurances? Watch Dr. Tyson Schwiesow, MD, explain how this benefits patients.
Cataract surgery involves the removal of a cloudy natural lens inside the eye and the replacement of an artificial one. The natural lens has several layers, and all of these are removed during surgery except for the very back layer, known as the posterior capsule. The posterior capsule is important because it will hold the […]
Tower Clock Eye Center’s Velp Avenue location will be closed on Mondays starting August 14, 2017. Patients with Monday appointments following this date will be contacted to reschedule.
Watch as Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explains how offering patients multiple options will benefit them when it comes to their eye surgeries.