Kambiz Silani, OD -  - Optometrist

Beverly Hills Optometry

Kambiz Silani, OD

Optometrist located in Beverly Hills, CA

Glaucoma Treatment Specialist

Glaucoma is a silent eye disease, typically causing no symptoms until vision loss has already occurred. Patients in and around Beverly Hills, CA, count on Dr. Silani to provide skilled, experienced diagnostic services and glaucoma management to preserve their best vision possible.
    1. "Dr. Kam made me feel comfortable and is 100% knowledgeable!"

    2. Caliheatherette C. Yelp

    1. "All the staff members were really friendly and very knowledgeable in their field."

    2. Joe C. Yelp

    1. "I wish I could give Dr. Silani 100 stars he's absolutely amazing!"

    2. Ursulline O. Yelp

    1. "His procedure was extremely thorough, and he explained clearly what he was doing."

    2. Aaron F. Yelp

    1. "You can tell Dr. Silani is very passionate about optometry."

    2. Trust M. Yelp

    1. "Dr. Silani is awesome! He really went above and beyond ."

    2. Sam K. Yelp

    1. "Great doctor! Great experience!"

    2. Chloe Google +

    1. "He's the best! Great personality and I'm always in and out. Love this place!"

    2. Kimberly Google +

    1. "Really friendly, great bedside manner. Super thorough eye exam!"

    2. Bianca G. Yelp


Glaucoma Treatment Q & A

by Kambiz Silani, OD

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the ocular nerve head, the part of the nerve that transmits visual images to your brain where they can be “interpreted.” Most types of glaucoma involve a significant increase in the pressure inside of your eye, also called your intraocular pressure or IOP, but some people can be affected even by IOPs that are only slightly above normal. Left untreated, glaucoma can cause a loss of vision and even eventual blindness. 

How is glaucoma diagnosed?

Dr. Silani may use several methods to check for signs of glaucoma, including tests that measure the IOP and a dilated eye exam. In a dilated exam, special eye drops dilate or widen the pupil so the doctor can see the optic nerve and other internal structures of the eye and check for early signs of damage.

What are the symptoms of glaucoma?

In most cases, glaucoma causes no signs or symptoms before vision loss occurs, which is why having regular annual eye exams – especially if you're 40 or older – is so important.

Am I at risk for glaucoma?

Studies have shown glaucoma is more common among men and women over the age of 40, as well as those with a family history of the disease, those who are near-sighted and those who have diabetes. One form of glaucoma, called open-angle glaucoma, occurs more frequently among African Americans.

What's involved in glaucoma treatment?

Most patients diagnosed with glaucoma begin treatment with special eye drops used to decrease the pressure inside the eye. Drops may need to be applied several times a day. If drops aren't adequate, surgery may be considered to help excess fluid drain properly.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

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.

AAA
AARP
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Avesis
Blue Shield of California
Blue View Vision
Cigna
Covered California
EyeMed
Guardian
Humana Vision
Medical Eye Services (MES Vision)
Medicare
MetLife
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "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."

    Gina T.
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    "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."

    Saadia K.
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    "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."

    Liz A.
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    "The entire visit was comfortable and low pressure. Both Dr. Silani and Ashley at the adjacent eyewear store were very friendly, unhurried, and informative."

    Jacob W.
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    "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."

    Irene Y.
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    ""Had one of the best experiences with an eye doctor yet. Dr. Silani was patient, intelligent, and pleasant to spend time with."

    Francios D.
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    "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."

    Shirley W.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Demi A.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Oksana P.
  • Yelp

    "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!"

    Rochelle R.
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    "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!!"

    Karen B.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Shahrooz N.
  • Yelp

    "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!"

    Lori B.
  • Yelp

    "Amazing doctor. Very nice and very helpful. Now I can see the world with my new contacts."

    Teresita C.
  • Yelp

    "Parking is easy, the office ran ontime, and the pricing is reasonable. Will be returning for future exams:)"

    Wendy Y.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Christine S.
  • Yelp

    "He performed a very thorough eye exam and explained every step along the way. He is very personable and knowledgeable."

    Tim M.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Tanya K.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Grant D.
  • Yelp

    "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."

    Youram F.
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    "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!"

    Sidney Y.
Location
Beverly Hills Optometry
212 South Robertson Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-734-3446
Fax: 310-623-6665
Office Hours

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310-734-3446