Dr. Silani offers patients in and around Beverly Hills, CA, the advanced contact lens and specialty lens services they need so they can improve their vision and feel confident about the way they look.
Today, contact lenses are available for a wide range of vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. There are also multifocal lenses to help those with presbyopia (vision problems that occur with age) achieve crisp, clear vision for distance objects as well as for reading. While many teens enjoy the boost of confidence contacts lenses can provide, it's generally a good idea to make sure the person who's wearing the lenses if old enough and responsible to take proper care of their lenses to avoid potential problems like infection that can arise from improper wear or poor cleaning habits.
Contact lenses are very safe for healthy eyes. In fact, some studies have shown that certain gas permeable (GP) lenses may actually help prevent the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness. If your eyes are prone to allergic reactions or infections, contact lenses may not be the ideal choice. Likewise, if you work in an environment where airborne pollutants like smoke could cause irritation, you may find lenses uncomfortable, at least during those times. Dr. Silani can go over all your options and help you decide if they're right for you.
Depending on the type of lens you choose and your overall sensitivity to lenses, it may take a week or two before you completely adjust to your new lenses. Many people are surprised how quickly they adapt. Even those who feel they may be too squeamish to place the lenses in their eyes or remove them find that after a little practice, wearing lenses is an extremely comfortable and convenient option.
To diagnose dry eyes, Dr. Silani conducts a series of tests, including:
A Firefly M slit lamp test captures high-definition images of your eyes as well as meibography. Meibography maps the location and condition of your meibomian glands. The meibomian glands secrete a protective oil that coats the surface of your eye. They also prevent your tears from evaporating.
The OCULUS keratograph 5M measures the level of moisture in your tears. It also helps Dr. Silani calculate the rate of tear evaporation. That information provides insights into the health of your meibomian glands.
The TearLab Osmolarity System is the gold standard for the diagnosis of dry eye disease. It measures the osmolarity or liquid concentration of your tears. It’s a safe and effective outpatient procedure that can pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. Dr. Silani uses the results of your test to design a custom treatment plan.
SErvices & Treatments
At Beverly Hills Optometry, we accept most major medical and vision insurance plans. Below is a short-list of just some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed below.
"Dr. Silani was not only professional but very personable; he was thorough and took his time. His office staff was more than welcoming and organized."
"When you are in the care of Dr. Silani, be rest assured you are in good hands. He is a gifted doctor and passionate about his job."
"This place is great! The staff was extremely helpful and the doctor was so nice and professional. They wanted to make sure you knew what they were doing and why."
"The entire visit was comfortable and low pressure. Both Dr. Silani and Ashley at the adjacent eyewear store were very friendly, unhurried, and informative."
"Needed to get my eyes checked quick due to my crazy headaches....The girl I spoke with on the phone was the nicest person, she got me in that day."
""Had one of the best experiences with an eye doctor yet. Dr. Silani was patient, intelligent, and pleasant to spend time with."
"Dr. Silani wants the best for his patients and wants to double check all his work to make sure every report is accurate. I definitely trust him enough to recommend him."
"Amazing service!. Dr. Silani is patient, attentive and very knowledgable. I was taken care of A to Z and left confident knowing I was finally in the right hands."
"Excellent experience! All 3 members of our family had our eyes checked. We found him to be extremely knowledgeable, professional, courteous and great with kids."
"Dr Silani is an incredibly caring doctor. He gave me the most thorough eye exam and really took his time to make sure I had the perfect prescription!"
"Great experience! I was looking for a new eye doctor and luckily I followed the excellent reviews on yelp! I was in great hands. Highly recommend!!"
"Dr. Silani is by far the kindest and most passionate optometrist I've ever been to. I really appreciate the fact that he genuinely seems to love what he does."
"Not only is Dr. Silani an excellent optometrist but an amazing human being! I will never go to another eye doctor again and you shouldn't either!"
"Amazing doctor. Very nice and very helpful. Now I can see the world with my new contacts."
"Parking is easy, the office ran ontime, and the pricing is reasonable. Will be returning for future exams:)"
"I filled out the form online to request an appointment, and got a response right away. And I was all set for my appointment a few days later."
"He performed a very thorough eye exam and explained every step along the way. He is very personable and knowledgeable."
"My mom was so happy with his service and said he was very nice and patient and explained everything she needed to know including all questions she had."
"Dr. Silani is an exceptional Optometrist. He gave me the best eye exam I've had and spent a lot of time with ensuring I had the right fit for my contacts."
"Dr. Silani is very nice, caring doctor with great facility and employees. He was incredibly helpful and took his time to explain things to me."
"My wife and I both went to get eye exams and contacts this past Saturday. Great experience overall with the entire staff; would highly recommend Dr. Silani!"