Michael K. Matsunami, O.D.
Dr. Matsunami attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Science and Doctorate of Optometry from the Pacific University College of Optometry in 1982.
He served as staff optometrist at the University of Washington’s Hall Health Center from 1982-88, Providence ElderPlace from 2000-2002, has instructed contact lenses at Seattle Central Community College School of Opticianry from 1987-89, and has been a clinical investigator for contact lenses and contact lens solutions. His professional interests are ocular disease management (glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts), innovations in contact lenses, and new technologies in eye care.
Dr. Matsunami is a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, and currently serves as vice-president of the Optometric Physicians of Washington (OPW). Past leadership positions include president of the King County Optometric Society, OPW trustee, and OPW public relations chair. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), AOA Cornea and Contact Lens Section, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). He regularly volunteers at the Millionair Club Lions-VOSH Liane Eckman Memorial Eye Clinic, InfantSee (http://www.infantsee.org/) and Eyecare for the Homeless, providing eye care to the needy and homeless.