Optometrist Santa Rosa, CA – Bruce P. Abramson, OD


My undergraduate degree is from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I subsequently earned a MS in Physiology from the University of California - Davis and a Doctor of Optometry at the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Scleral Lens Education Society.

Professional Focus

Contact Lenses are my passion and I have over 30 years of expertise in fitting specialty contact lenses, including the latest computer designed scleral lenses.  I am often challenged with hard to fit cases referred to me by colleagues and it is extremely rewarding to be able to help these patients.  In addition to being a founding board member of the Pacific Laser Eye Center, I enjoy co-managing LASIK candidates who are eager to eliminate contacts and glasses.

Community ophthalmology allows me to assist those less fortunate who are in need of eye care.

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Bruce P. Abramson, OD

I established the Vision Clinic at the Santa Rosa Community Health Center and continue to participate in delivering vision care to this underserved population.  As a result of my community activism, I have been awarded:

  • California Optometric Association, Young Optometrist of the Year
  • American Optometric Association, Optometric Recognition Award
  • Health Leadership Award, Southwest Community Health Centers

I have been continually active in my profession.  I am the current president of the Redwood Empire Optometric Society and representative to the Bay Area Optometric Council.  I have held many positions within the California Optometric Association over the past 25 years and have been a member of the American Optometric Association since 1987.

Personal Interests

I have been interested in music all of my life. I am a drummer, percussionist and singer, performing with bands and choirs for over 40 years. I am an avid reader and also enjoy hiking, camping and being near, on, or in the water. I have lived in Sonoma County since 1991 and have 3 grown children of whom I am extremely proud.


"The staff at checking were very polite, professional. The Eye Tech explained everything she was doing, worked efficiently and was pleasant. The Optometrist was professional and answered my questions."

- Anonymous

"Dr. Abramson and his staff are dedicated professionals! Eye exams are always a pleasure! Highly recommend the Eye Care Institute!"

- Anonymous

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