Eye Conditions

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 | 2019-01-25T06:57:52+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Recognizing the Symptoms of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerves as pressure builds up within the eyes. Glaucoma threatens a patient’s vision and, without treatment, can lead to complete vision loss. In fact, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the Unites States, and is [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:28:15+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

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|

Know Your Eyes: The Symptoms of Blepharitis

At Broberg Eye Care, we provide treatment for a comprehensive range of eye diseases and conditions, including blepharitis, or inflammation of the eyelid. Although there is no cure for blepharitis at present, our eye care experts are able to relieve the symptoms of the condition and provide you with effective [...]

By | 2019-01-11T20:48:55+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Eye Conditions|

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|