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Kaaryn Pederson-Vanbuskirk, O.D. View profile as PDF

Kaaryn  Pederson-Vanbuskirk

Clinical Interests

Dr. Pederson specializes in therapeutic contact lens fittings for postsurgical eyes and eyes with corneal disease and/or scarring, as well as infants. She also enjoys giving routine optometric care for people of all ages.


Diplomate, cornea and contact lens section, American Academy of Optometry
Senior Optometrist




Ophthalmology and Vision Science




UC Davis Medical Group, Roseville

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
** Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6602
Phone: 916-734-0171

*UC Davis Health System Eye Center
Cadillac Drive Clinic
77 Cadillac Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95825
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-4642

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)
2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-783-7109

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


O.D., F.A.A.O., UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Berkeley, California, 1998
B.S., UC San Diego, La Jolla, California, 1994


UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Berkeley, CA, 1999

Professional Memberships:

American Optometric Association
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Select Honors and Awards:

Diplomate, American Academy of Optometry in Contact Lenses, 2006

Select Recent Publications:

Pederson, K. Enhance postoperative filtering bleb-induced vision difficulties with well-fitted contact (oxygen permeable) lenses. Optometry 2005; 76:115-22.

Pederson, K, Coral-Ghanem, C. Fitting Contact Lenses after Refractive Surgery. In: Mannis, MJ, Zadnik, K, et al. editors. Contact Lenses in Ophthalmic Practice. New York: Springer-Verlag; 2004. P. 136-159.

Pederson, K. Exploring the Differences in Today's Lens Care Options. Contact Lens Spectrum. May 1999.

To see if Kaaryn Pederson-Vanbuskirk is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).