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Ryan Bulson OD, MS, FAAO

Ryan Bulson OD, MS, FAAO

Professor, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, Oregon

Dr. Bulson is a professor at the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he serves as lead instructor for the Clinical Optometric Methods and Procedures courses for first year optometry students. In this role, he also serves as attending doctor in a variety of clinical services, including primary eye care, ocular disease, and pediatric optometry.

He is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry and completed his residency in hospital based primary care optometry at the Portland Veterans Hospital in Portland, Oregon, where he continued to serve America's veterans for several years post-residency. He has also previously served as the Chief of Optometry at the Jonathan C Wainwright Veterans Hospital in Walla Walla, WA.

His Master's thesis investigated the role of retinal defocus (blurred vision) on eye movements and performance during golf putting. He continues to pursue research investigating the role of vision in sports, lifestyle modification as a therapeutic intervention for glaucoma, and the use of art training to develop clinical observation skills. In addition, he is a consultant for the EyePACS Tele-Retina imaging program, which screens for sight threatening conditions through primary care community healthcare clinics.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG).


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