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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Higher vs. Lower Order Aberrations

The eye is a complex and unique organ, which unfortunately means that there are many things that can go wrong with your vision. Most people are familiar with what we call “lower order aberrations,” such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, but fewer realize that “higher order aberrations,” more nuanced [...]

By |2021-10-06T13:53:59-05:00February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Lasik|

LASIK and Eye Allergies: What You Need to Know

Suffering from allergies can cause uncomfortable ocular conditions like dryness or even conjunctivitis (commonly referred to as “pink eye”). Unfortunately, if you have to wear contact lenses to see clearly, these optical aids can make your allergy symptoms worse. Pollen, dander, and particulate matter can attach to contact lenses [...]

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