February 2017

Is Ortho K Covered by Insurance?


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 fact that it’s considered an elective vision correction. However, a portion of the fees may

Is Ortho K Covered by Insurance?2017-02-21T22:14:51+00:00

How Long Do Ortho K Lenses Last?


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 and astigmatism. It’s important to note that if you stop wearing the lenses, your eyes will go back to

How Long Do Ortho K Lenses Last?2017-02-21T22:14:57+00:00

Are Ortho K Lenses Safe?


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 orthokeratology, otherwise known as Ortho-K. What is Ortho-K? Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, is a FDA-approved, non-invasive

Are Ortho K Lenses Safe?2017-02-21T22:15:19+00:00

Silicon Valley Eye Physicians Pink Eye


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. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about pink eye: How is Pink Eye

Silicon Valley Eye Physicians Pink Eye2017-02-21T22:15:45+00:00
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