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We take pride in our advanced clinical skills and bringing you state-of-the-art eye care technology. We focus on the whole person and giving you the best vision possible!
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At this time, ALL visits to Mountain View Optometry are by appointment only (including routine, contact lens and optical visits). Please call us 650-967-6649 to schedule your visit. For routine annual exams, you can use the REQUEST APPOINTMENT tab on this website .

Upcoming Trunk Show featuring BEVEL: Friday, Oct 21st 10am-3pm, by appt only. Please call 650-967-0200 to schedule.

Contact Lenses

Types of Contact Lenses

•  Standard Hard
•  Rigid Gas Permeable
•  Daily and Extended Wear Soft
•  Eye Color Change or Enhancement
•  Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly Disposable Lenses
•  Disposable Bifocals
•  Disposable lenses instead of reading glasses
•  Disposable lenses for Astigmatism
•  Orthokeratology Myopia Rehabilitation and Control
•  Lenses for Keratoconus, Irregular Astigmatism, Post Refractive Surgery, and Corneal Disease

What's New in Soft Contacts?

No doubt you have heard of the term "disposable lenses". "Disposables" is used as a catch-all term to describe lenses that are designed to be discarded by the user on a planned basis, before they are overly soiled, damaged or lost.

The most popular type of disposable lens is the 2-week disposable lens. It is worn on a daily wear basis and cleaned each night with a simple one-step multipurpose solution. At the conclusion of two weeks, the lens is thrown away and a fresh lens is applied to the eye. Since the arrival of this lens, the frequency of contact lens related eye infections and complications has decreased dramatically.

Do People Still Wear Hard Lenses?

Yes! Actually, hard lenses have been replaced with rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses. They are still a "hard" lens but the material has been modified to allow gases such as oxygen to pass through the plastic. Gas permeable lenses provide the cornea with a good supply of oxygen and do not typically break or tear as easily as soft contact lenses. There are many advantages to RGPs and we counsel each patient concerning the features of RGPs vs. soft lenses when a patient decides to wear contact lenses for the first time, or when they simply need to be refit.
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Children's Vision
Special Exam Services
Refractive Surgery
Myopia Control
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Mountain View Optometry
and Contact Lens Clinic

495 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

Clinic:   650.967.6649
Eyewear:   650.967.0200
Fax:   650.967.0237


Office Hours
Monday - 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday** - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday - Closed
**Special Hours Every 2nd Friday of the Month: 9:30AM-4:30PM
Visits outside of office hours are by appointment only

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