EDUCATION: 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.
Kathy – Optician
Kathy has been an optician for over 35 years and has plenty of experience to assist patients with all their eye wear needs. She is an expert with fitting and choosing the perfect frame for each patient. Kathy can also train patients to insert and remove contact lenses.
Sandra – Optician
Sandra is an optician with over 20 years experience. She is an expert with fitting and choosing frames, she can train patients to insert and remove contact lenses, and is very helpful in the lab.
Marissa – Receptionist
Marissa is our receptionist with over 2 years experience. She can answer most of your questions regarding insurance and is happy to make an appointment for you to get your eyes checked.
Marissa is fluent in English and Spanish.
Bill – Office Manager
Bill has been our office manager for over a year and has over 20 years experience in retail management. Bill can speak English, Spanish and Arabic.
Judy – Insurance Biller
Judy is doing a great job billing the many insurance plans we provide for our patients.
Jordan – Optical Technician
Jordan joined our team this past summer and enjoys pre-testing patients, working on our website and calling patients to make appointments. He plans to go to optometry school after finishing his bachelors degree in biology at CSU-Stanislaus.