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Angela Shahbazian, OD, FAAO

Angela Shahbazian.

Assistant Clinical Professor

School of Optometry

200 Minor Hall Addition
UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Berkeley, CA 94720


Dr. Angela Shahbazian provides primary eye care exams as well as medical exams including urgent care, glaucoma, complications from diabetes, and other conditions. She has a special interest in community health care. Shahbazian earned her doctor of optometry degree at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry and completed a residency in Primary Care and Community Health at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry. Shahbazian is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. When she is not in clinic, she enjoys spending her time hiking and swimming with her family.


  • Mentor for Primary Care/Community Health Residency
  • Clinical Instructor


  • Optometry 200B Clinical Examination of the Visual System
  • Optometry 200BL Clinical Examination of the Visual System
  • Optometry 435 Advanced Procedures in Ocular Disease Diagnosis
  • Optometry 236 A/B Systemic Disease and its Ocular Manifestations
  • Optometry 430C Optometry Clinic

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, 2016

Primary Care/Community Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2017

Lectures, Papers & Presentations
“Reversible Skew Deviation After Cardiac Arrest” | Poster
October 10, 2020: American Academy of Optometry

“Beyond the pale: bravely taking on optic nerve pallor” | Lecture
October 12, 2020: Berkeley Optometry 2020 Alumni Reunion Online CE

“Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration” | Case Study
In Clinical Cases in Eyecare, Rosenfield et al. – Wolters Kluwer – 2018

“Ocular Manifestations of Parkinson’s Disease” | Lecture
June 1, 2017: UC Berkeley bTalks

“Adult-Onset Foveomacular Vitelliform Dystrophy” | Lecture
January 19, 2017: UC Berkeley bTalks

“Testing Contrast sensitivity in AMD” | Lecture
January 22, 2017: Alameda and Contra Costa Counties Optometric Society Lecture

“What’s Not Normal about Normal Tension Glaucoma” | Article
Jan/Feb 2017: California Optometry Magazine.

“A Rare Case of Presumed Peripheral Cone Dystrophy”| Poster
November 12, 2016: American Academy of Optometry Resident Poster Session