Smoking and the Increased Risk of Cataracts

Cataracts are very common in older patients. In fact, among individuals aged 80 and older, cataracts are the number one cause of vision loss and complete blindness. While cataracts can affect a person of any age, the most common types of cataracts are age-related, and typically begin developing in [...]

By | 2019-01-11T20:58:02+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Cataracts, Eye Conditions|

Recovering from Cataract Surgery

Vision impairment can develop at any stage of a person’s life. However, vision loss is a particular risk for senior patients. There are several age-related eye diseases that can cause vision impairment or complete vision loss. A cataracts is one of the most common causes of vision loss for [...]

By | 2019-01-11T20:55:57+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Cataracts, Eye Care|

Common Causes of Blindness and Vision Loss

The team at our Austin eye care center always strives to enhance the vision of every patient who visits us. Sometimes that means advanced procedures that treat refractive error, and other times that means diagnosing and treating eye conditions that cause blindness. The potential for vision loss is higher than [...]

By | 2019-01-11T20:46:00+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Cataracts, Eye Care|

When Do Common Eye Conditions Develop?

Here at Broberg Eye Care, we think it's important to tailor treatments to the age of our patients. Age plays such a major factor in the development or prevalence of many eye conditions. By consider the age of our patient base in Austin, we can better diagnose and treat different [...]

By | 2019-01-11T20:41:52+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Cataracts, Eye Conditions|