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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. As a result, receiving routine glaucoma tests can be vital for identifying initial symptoms and getting help as soon as possible. While there is no known cure for glaucoma, there are several effective…

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Baltimore Eye Surgeon Answers Frequently Asked Questions about LASIK Surgery

Jay C. Grochmal, MD address several common inquiries regarding LASIK surgery. Baltimore, MD — Thanks to numerous technological advances and the proven efficacy of treatment, LASIK surgery remains one of the most popular vision correction procedures performed nationwide each year, states Dr. Jay C. Grochmal, an ophthalmologist in Baltimore. This trend also proves to be…

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Is It Okay to Undergo LASIK While Pregnant?

For a number of reasons, it is not typically advisable for women to undergo LASIK surgery while pregnant. From an accuracy standpoint, the hormonal fluctuations that often accompany pregnancy can sometimes affect vision, ultimately making LASIK results significantly less predictable and necessitating an enhancement in the future. Furthermore, these same hormonal changes can have an…

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Do I Have to Remain Awake During LASIK Surgery?

Using advanced corneal mapping and state-of-the-art laser technology, LASIK surgery generally takes only a few minutes to complete for each eye. Due to this short time frame – in addition to potential risks associated with being “put to sleep” for any type of operation, and the patient’s cooperation being necessary for fixation – general anesthesia…

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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. Dr. Jay C. Grochmal has performed thousands of LASIK and laser vision correction procedures, and knows first-hand how effective this treatment can be for patients who want to reduce…

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Baltimore Ophthalmology Practice Welcomes New Optometrist

Dr. Lindsey Schaale is the newest addition to Grochmal Eye Center. Baltimore, MD – Grochmal Eye Center is announcing the addition of optometrist Lindsey P. Schaale, OD to its eye care and optical center. Dr. Schaale will be conducting comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings, in addition to diagnosing complex ocular diseases such as…

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