Pam Satjawatcharaphong, OD, FAAO, FSLS

Assistant Clinical Professor

School of Optometry



Optometry 430A–C. Optometry Clinics
Examination, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and management of patients in Contact Lens Clinic and Primary Care Clinic.

Optometry 260A.
Contact Lenses: Examination of the Contact Lens Patient
Guest Lecturer

The physiological basis for fitting contact lenses; effects of a contact lens on the tears, lids, and cornea; examination procedures and instrumentation used in monitoring the ocular response to contact lenses; contact lens inspection, care, and handling.

Residency Program

Chief Mentor, Cornea & Contact Residency Program, UC Berkeley School of Optometry


Fellow, American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)

Fellow, Scleral Lens Education Society (FSLS)

Professional & University Service

Scleral Lens Education Society Executive Board Member

UC Berkeley Optometry Continuing Education Committee

UC Berkeley Optometry On-Call Service

UC Berkeley Optometry Admissions Committee

Publications, Posters, and Abstracts

Satjawatcharaphong P, Ge S, Lin M. Clinical Outcomes Associated with Thermal Pulsation System Treatment. Optom Vision Sci 2015.

Satjawatcharaphong, P. Effects of LipiFlow Treatment on Dry Eye Symptoms, Tear Film Stability, and Meibomian Gland Expression. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (suppl.) 2014;55(13):32.

Satjawatcharaphong, P. Corneoscleral Gas Permeable Lenses—Not too big, not too small, but just right. Optom Vision Sci 2012;89:E-abstract 125971.

Satjawatcharaphong, P. Scleral Contact Lenses to Manage Keratoconus and Dry Eye Symptoms Associated with Atopic Dermatitis. Optom Vision Sci 2011;88:E-abstract 115C6.

Lectures and Workshops

Modern Scleral Lenses – Indications, Care and Handling, and Problem Solving for Ocular Surface Disease, Global Specialty Lens Symposium 2017, Las Vegas, NV.

Scleral Lens Fitting, Troubleshooting, and Future Advancements, San Mateo County Optometric Society 2016, San Mateo, CA.

Scleral Contact Lens Grand Rounds, Global Specialty Lens Symposium 2016, Las Vegas, NV.

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Management – LipiFlow as a Novel Treatment Option for Evaporative Dry Eye, Alameda Contra Costa County Optometric Society 2015, Walnut Creek, CA.

New Contact Lens Surgical and Medical Management Options for Keratoconus, American Academy of Optometry 2014, Denver CO.

Dry Eye Disease Latest Trends in Clinical Care & Scientific Research – Lipiflow Treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Workshop, Sheldon M. Golden Clinical & Translational Research Conference 2014, Berkeley, CA.

Scleral Contact Lenses: Patient Selection, Fitting, and Problem Solving, GP Lens Specialty Practice: Today and Tomorrow – A Clinical Symposium 2012, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA.

Fitting the Irregular Cornea/Scleral GP Contact Lenses, Indian Health Services Biennial Eye Care Meeting 2012, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA.

Post-Keratoplasty Contact Lens Management & Scleral Contact Lens Workshop, Cornea & Contact Lens Program 2012, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA.

Scleral GP Contact Lenses to Manage Irregular Corneas, Jules Stein Eye Institute Advances in Eye Care Symposium 2012, Los Angeles, CA.

Irregular Cornea Caveats & GP Prescribing for the Irregular Cornea Video Grand Rounds, GP Lens Specialty Practice: Today and Tomorrow – A Clinical Symposium 2011, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA.