Dr. Larson earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Brigham Young University and Church College of Hawaii and Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from Southern California College of Optometry. And recognized with the Northwest-Northern Award for Clinical Excellence in his senior year.
Dr. Larson has been in practice over 37 years and chosen to specialize in the fitting of contact lenses. “While working in a large Ophthalmology practice in Bakersfield Ca, l found that I could help a lot of post-surgery patients with contact lenses. I enjoy fitting contact lenses for all ages.”
His membership in the following associations keep him current in the field of Optometry-
- Sacramento Valley Optometric Society
- California Optometric Association
- American Optometric Association
He was born in Durango, Colorado and grew up in Torrance, California. Served as a Missionary in Japan for 2 1/2 years and in the Navy for 9 years. He enjoyed living in such places as Newport, RI, Charlestown, SC, 29 Palms, Ca and Okinawa, Japan.
Dr. Larson and his wife Diane are kept very busy with their 5 children (Aaron, Michael, Connie, Erik, Lauren) and 13 grandchildren, ranging from 19 yrs. to 7 months old! He still finds time to play golf, research genealogy and travel, and fulfill community interests by serving on the Vision One Credit Union board of directors and the Home Owners Association for a Ridgecrest community.