Blog Articles

What Is Collagen and Why Is It so Important?

Collagen is often discussed in terms of supplements, but the reality is that collagen is a protein your body makes. Continue reading to learn what collagen is, why it’s important, and what you can do if your collagen production is diminished.

Oct 13th, 2021
Fillers or Botox - Which is Best?

If you’re thinking about cosmetic injectables, should you go with a dermal filler or Botox ®? Continue reading to learn more about each injectable and which one is the best for you.

Sep 9th, 2021
How Soon After LASIK Can I See Better?

If you’re considering LASIK to improve your vision, your number one query is likely how long it will take for you to see better. Read on to see how long it can take and what you can do to protect your eyesight after LASIK.

Aug 15th, 2021
Look Younger Without Surgery

Are you bothered by fine lines, wrinkles, and lax skin? You don’t have to rely on cosmetic surgery to reduce the appearance of those pesky lines. Thanks to TempSure ® Envi, you can look younger without surgery. Read on to learn more.

Jul 20th, 2021
Treatment Options for Glaucoma

Did you know that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness? Thankfully, there are many treatment options that can help preserve your vision. In this blog, we explore the surgical and non-surgical treatment options for glaucoma.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Should I Choose Botox or Fillers?

Botox is a household name, but is it right for you? In this blog, we compare two types of cosmetic injectables 一 Botox and fillers. Find out what each injectable does and who can benefit the most.

May 19th, 2021
What Conditions Require Oculoplastic Surgery?

If you have a condition that affects the area surrounding your eye, you might benefit from oculoplastic surgery. In this article, we cover what oculoplastic surgery is and which conditions require this type of surgery.

Apr 14th, 2021
What Is Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration — the leading cause of blindness — affects 10 million Americans. In this article, we explore what this progressive eye condition is, how to spot the signs of it, and how professional eye care can help slow the progression.

Mar 12th, 2021
The Many Benefits of a TempSure Envi Treatment

Wish you could turn back the hands of time? Tired of anti-aging creams that just don’t work? TempSure Envi can restore a youthful appearance all without surgery, injections, or downtime. Read on to explore six benefits of TempSure Envi.

Jan 14th, 2021
How Do Fillers Work?

If you’re unhappy with sunken cheeks or facial creases, are dermal fillers the solution? You might wonder how these injectables rejuvenate your appearance. Read on to learn how fillers work and how they can turn back the hands of time.

Dec 8th, 2020
How Can Oculoplasty Help My Eye Appearance?

Do droopy eyelids and puffy eyes make you feel self-conscious? If the appearance of your eyes make you look older than your years, we can help. Find out how oculoplasty can rejuvenate the appearance of your eyes.

Nov 30th, 2020
What Are the Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery?

At some point in their lifetime, virtually everyone will be affected by cataracts. If left unmanaged, this condition can gradually worsen, eventually leading to functional blindness in certain individuals.

Nov 18th, 2016
What Are the Types of Glaucoma?

Not every case of glaucoma is the same. While there are many variations of this common eye condition, the disease is typically classified in two major categories.

Sep 16th, 2016
How Is Glaucoma Treated?

Glaucoma is a relatively common eye condition that can ultimately lead to partial or full vision loss without prompt and proper treatment.

Jul 19th, 2016
How Long Does LASIK Last?

For the majority of patients, the vision enhancement achieved with LASIK surgery is permanent, particularly when the procedure is performed by a skilled and experienced ophthalmologist​ using advanced laser technology.

Jan 12th, 2016
Does LASIK Surgery Hurt?

Are you considering LASIK surgery, but fear the procedure might be painful? Don’t worry!

Jan 5th, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions about LASIK

LASIK is one of the most popular vision care procedures in the nation, and it’s certainly a very commonly performed treatment here at Grochmal Eye Center.

May 15th, 2015
Grochmal Eye Center Welcomes Dr. Schaale to Our Team

Our team at Grochmal Eye Center would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Lindsey Schaale. As our new optometrist, Dr. Schaale will be performing a variety of eye and vision care services, including routine eye exams and contact lens fittings.

Nov 25th, 2014
Change are Coming to Your Health Savings Accounts

It’s the season of open enrollment for health insurance plans, and if you have an HSA (Health Spending Account – sometimes called a Health Reimbursement or Flex Spending Account), it’s time to max it out!

Dec 16th, 2011
Grochmal Eye Center in the News with New Technology

The Grochmal Eye Center was founded in 1978, and continues to provide state-of-the-art eye care and laser eye surgery procedures, such as PRK and LASIK in Maryland under the leadership of Dr. Jay C. Grochmal.

Jul 6th, 2011
BOTOX® and Dermal Fillers

Dr. Grochmal has again expanded his services for his patients, now, to include BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers to help soften the fine lines of maturing. He has chosen BOTOX® Cosmetic because of its proven track record and outstanding results.

Jan 17th, 2011