Eye Care

Everything You Need to Know About Infectious Conjunctivitis, AKA Pink Eye

The temperatures are falling, and as charming as the changing seasons can be, autumn ushers in an unpleasant reality: sick season. Cold and flu are often the offending parties this time of year, but we can’t forget about conjunctivitis, another common condition that plagues children and adults alike. That’s right: [...]

By | 2018-11-14T15:36:45+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know

According to a recent study, an estimated 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Whether you are thinking of wearing contacts or you already wear contact lenses, it’s important to understand how they work, the different types of lenses, and what potential complications they bring. How Contact [...]

By | 2018-09-21T09:50:56+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Eye Care|

How to Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light

What is blue light? Blue light is a type of light within the visible light spectrum.  Of all the lights in that spectrum, blue light has the highest energy.  Blue light is everywhere.  Outdoors, natural sunlight is the main source of blue light. Indoors, there are many sources of man-made [...]

By | 2018-08-20T11:45:34+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Eye Care|

How often should you have an eye exam?

It seems that everyone knows to go to the dentist once or twice a year and their primary care doctor every year, but less people know how often they should have their eyes examined. In this blog post, we’ll be covering the importance of eye exams, as well as how [...]

By | 2018-07-25T15:59:45+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Eye Care|

How to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

Summer is here, which means the sun is shining bright in Austin, Texas. We wanted to take the opportunity to address an important topic for every individual: protecting your eyes from sun damage. How the Sun Can Damage Your Eyes Most of us know to wear sunscreen when we are [...]

By | 2018-06-27T17:46:46+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Eye Care|

Glaucoma Prevention

Did you know... More than 3 million individuals in America have glaucoma. Glaucoma can lead to complete blindness. Anyone, even children, can get glaucoma. There are two main types of glaucoma: open-angle and angle-closure. Learn more about glaucoma. Glaucoma is a complex disease. While we still don’t know exactly how [...]

By | 2018-05-21T17:02:07+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Eye Care, Glaucoma|

LASIK Risks

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with LASIK. Most patients will be able to enjoy excellent results after undergoing LASIK, without experiencing complications after surgery. A small number of patients may develop complications or experience long-lasting side effects after surgery. For most patients, any side effects [...]

By | 2018-04-18T12:47:54+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

Custom LASIK for Poor Night Vision

LASIK has come a considerably long way since its introduction onto the American market in the late 90s. At Broberg Eye Care in Austin, custom LASIK represents the current pinnacle of laser eye surgery technology, providing a safer, more effective version of LASIK than ever before available. This isn’t to say [...]

By | 2018-04-18T12:48:04+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

LASIK and Age

Of all of the questions most commonly asked of the eye surgeons of Broberg Eye Care, “What is the ideal age to undergo LASIK?” ranks somewhere near the top. Among many patients of our eye care center in Austin, LASIK age is assumed to be a critical factor in determining candidacy [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:19:47+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|