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Pink Eye: FAQ

Posted on 06-14-2016

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a highly contagious disease caused by both viruses and bacteria. The symptoms are red eyes, tearing, itching, and swelling, along with occasional blurred vision. He...

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Seeing Red: Causes of a Partially Red Eye

Posted on 06-13-2016

If you have ever stayed up all night studying, overdone it at a party or experienced acute eye irritation and dryness, you have probably experienced some degree of reddening in the eye before. But...

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Telehealth: Pros and Cons

Posted on 05-09-2016

Injuries and illness happen at the most inconvenient times, and that's as true for eye problems as it is for any other health concern. A child coming down with pink eye or your own eyes gettin...

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Benefits of Seeing a Virtual Eye Doctor Online

Posted on 05-02-2016

Emergencies never come at convenient times. Children get sick in the middle of the night, injuries happen during weekend sports games, and sometimes you get hurt right in the middle of your work d...

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Are Ortho K Lenses Safe?

Posted on 03-22-2016

The team at Silicon Valley Eye Physicians is committed to providing state-of-the-art, effective, and affordable eye care to all our patients. One of the many vision treatments we offer is known as...

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How Long Do Ortho K Lenses Last?

Posted on 03-18-2016

Orthokeratology is a relatively new eye technology. These specialized lenses work to temporarily reshape the contour of the cornea for refractive vision errors, such as nearsightedness, hyperopia ...

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Is Ortho K Covered by Insurance?

Posted on 03-18-2016

A common question we get it is, "Is Ortho K covered by insurance?" Typically, Ortho-K lenses are not covered completely by vision care insurance plans. Likely, that’s due to the...

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Does Ortho-K Work?

Posted on 03-17-2016

Since we began offering Ortho-K at Silicon Valley Eye Physicians, we have had to answer the question of "does Ortho-K work?" more times than we can count. Allow us to put this issue to r...

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Ortho-K & Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT): What You Need To Know

Posted on 10-26-2015

At Silicon Valley Eye Physicians, our eye doctors are excited to introduce treatment for the correction of vision loss, including farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. This treatment, ...

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Are Ortho K Lenses Safe for Children?

Posted on 10-26-2015

Ortho K lenses offer an opportunity to correct vision without the use of glasses or contacts. The technology has been around for over 50 years, and is widely considered to...

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Back to School Eye Exams

Posted on 08-11-2015

As summer winds down, parents and kids alike begin to look forward with mixed emotions to the beginning of another school year. Preparations can be extensive, but should always include some basic ...

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How to Keep Your Vision Safe While Playing Sports

Posted on 07-09-2015

"Play Ball." That's a common call during summer -- but, it also signals a time of increased danger of eye injury for those who play baseball. Along, with racquet sports and f...

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How to Protect Your Vision This Summer

Posted on 06-29-2015

Summer poses a range of unique eye care considerations, yet many people are simply not aware of how harmful the season can be to one’s vision. Stay safe by learning how to protect your eyes ...

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Connect With Us Today!

Posted on 06-08-2015

Stay connected to keep up to date with  Silicon Valley Eye Physicians! We are thrilled with our new social media pages and the opportunity it affords us to communicate better with you....

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Ever wonder how contact lenses are made?

Posted on 04-22-2015

A short video from the Science Channel documenting the creation of a soft contact lens: ...

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