OptometristEDUCATION: After graduating as valedictorian of her high school class in Auburn, CA, Dr. Larsson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California at Davis.
In May 1989, Dr. Larsson received her doctorate from the University of Houston College of Optometry. She had an externship at Castle AFB in Atwater, CA where she received vast experience in patient care.
After graduation, she traveled to Mombasa, Kenya where she volunteered at the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre for one year. Here, Dr. Larsson developed a passion for international eyecare for the poor.
PROFESSIONAL: Dr. Larsson's interests are comprehensive primary care, including difficult contact lens fits, binocular vision, LASIK co-management, dry eyes, eye diseases, ocular infections, foreign body removals, diabetic retinal exams and glaucoma management.
COMMUNITY: She is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists International and enjoys using her skills to help the poor with their vision in third world countries. So far, Dr. Larsson has taken trips to Kenya, the Fiji Islands, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
Dr. Larsson is happily married to her husband, Deron, and together they have five beautiful children. She is actively involved in the numerous activities of her children and with her church. She enjoys reading, video games, camping and cross stitching.
She can perform eye exams in Spanish and English, and knows several words and phrases in Assyrian, Portuguese, Swahili, and Fijian Hindi.