Flap Complications After LASIK

Risks come with any surgical procedure, and as such, LASIK surgery is not without its potential risks. It's important to the team at our eye care center that patients be aware of all potential risks of surgery. This gives them realistic expectations about the procedure and what it entails, resulting [...]

By |2018-04-18T09:19:59-05:00February 13th, 2018|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 |2018-04-18T09:20:08-05:00February 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 |2018-04-18T09:20:14-05:00February 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 |2018-04-18T09:20:22-05:00February 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 |2018-04-18T09:20:32-05:00February 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 |2018-04-18T09:20:49-05:00February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

I Can See Clearly Now: LASIK for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness, clinically known as myopia, affects a staggering 41 percent of all Americans, according to a 2009 study conducted by the National Eye Institute. This represents a rise of 16 percent compared to the percentage of Americans who were nearsighted in the 1970s, suggesting that the core audience for custom [...]

By |2018-04-18T09:21:04-05:00February 13th, 2018|Lasik|

LASIK for Farsightedness: Laser Eye Surgery

Broberg Eye Care is one of the leading providers of LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures in the greater Austin area. LASIK is a safe and effective laser eye surgerythat can reduce your dependence on corrective lenses and significantly improve your vision. It's a great means of treating refractive [...]

By |2018-04-18T09:21:12-05:00February 13th, 2018|Lasik|