Claudia Ruegg, OD, FAAO

Assistant Clinical Professor

School of Optometry

200 Minor Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

(510) 642-2020

Dr. Claudia Ruegg is an optometrist who provides primary eye care, including exams, as well as urgent care and treatment of ocular disease. Ruegg earned her doctor of optometry degree at the University of California, Berkeley. She completed a residency in primary eye care and ocular disease at the Albuquerque Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Ruegg is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and serves as vice chair of its admissions committee.

Additional Clinics
Berkeley Outpatient Center
3100 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 985-5020

UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease

Examination, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients in Primary Care Clinic and Medical Clinic.

Primary Care & Community Health Residency, School of Optometry, UC Berkeley

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry (AAO)

Admittance Committee
American Academy of Optometry (AAO)


Sullivan-Mee M, Ruegg C, Pensyl D, Halverson K, Qualls C. Diagnostic Precision of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Macular Thickness Asymmetry Parameters for Identifying Early Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. American Journal of Ophthalmology Sept 2013.

Academic Posters

Shahbazian A, Whiteside M, Ruegg C. Peripheral Cone Dystrophy. American Academy of Optometry, 2016.

Ruegg C, Sullivan-Mee M, Halverson K, Pensyl D, Qualls C. Combining Inter- & Intra-eye Structural Asymmetry To Identify Glaucoma using Spectralis SD-OCT. American Academy of Optometry, 2012.

Ruegg C, Chavez C. Simultaneous Bilateral Peripapillary Choroidal Neovascular Membranes. American Academy of Optometry, 2011.

McPherran R, Empey G, Ruegg C, Razzaqi F. Bilateral Neuroretinitis in a 15-year old girl with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. American Academy of Optometry, 2011.