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|

How to Reduce Pain and Discomfort after LASIK Surgery

LASIK is one of the safest and most successful surgical procedures that a person can undergo. In general, the recovery period after LASIK surgery is fairly quick and comfortable, especially when there are no complications during the surgery itself. At Broberg Eye Care in Austin, LASIK pain is nevertheless a [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:20:08+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

The Risk of LASIK Infections and How to Lower It

Despite the excellent safety profile of LASIK, the procedure does have some associated risks, as all surgical procedures do. These risks include infection. At Broberg Eye Care in Austin, LASIK infection is an extremely rare and unlikely risk due to our state-of-the-art facility and equipment, commitment to safety and [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:20:14+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

LASIK and Teens: What Patients Should Know

It’s no surprise that most teens would like to have clear vision without the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses. Eyeglasses can make teenagers feel self-conscious about their appearance, and those who wear glasses may even be subject to name-calling and bullying by their peers. Contact lenses can relieve [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:20:22+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

The Risk of Dry Eye Syndrome after LASIK

LASIK is a remarkably safe and effective surgical procedure, one that has only gotten safer over the previous decade. Nevertheless, no surgery is without risks, even if they are relatively uncommon, as is the case with LASIK. At Broberg Eye Care, we want our patients to understand all of [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:20:32+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

Experiencing Sensitivity to Light after LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is often heralded as one of the safest surgical procedures, boasting a low rate of infection and serious complications. Indeed, candidates for LASIK can undergo treatment with peace of mind, knowing that the risks are few and far between. Still, certain side effects should be expected for [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:20:49+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|