Dr. Wayne Larrison, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Dr. Wayne Larrison, MD
Dr. Wayne I. Larrison received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the Columbia University School of Engineering where he was named to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He then obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine where he was named to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He next completed both his Ophthalmology residency and Retina fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School before coming to Connecticut in 1990 where he founded Connecticut Retina Consultants. Dr. Larrison has continued to engage in clinical research and has served as the Principal Investigator on national trials evaluating treatments for Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, and retinal vascular diseases. He also serves as an adviser on the Medical Devices Panel of the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Larrison is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, and American Academy of Ophthalmology. He maintains an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine. He performs Minimally Invasive Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at ambulatory facilities in New Haven and Guilford, CT in addition to many in -office procedures. He has particular interests in Macular Diseases and Diabetic Retinopathy.

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New Haven46 Prince St Ste 203
New Haven, CT 06519
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Dr. Larrison's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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We have been with Dr Larrison for about 4 years now, he did emergency retina surgery on my husband. I can not say enough about this man he is knowledgeable, kind, patient, and has the biggest heart ever! He takes the time to explain the what, where, and whys, never rushes you and truly cares about his patients. Would recommend highly
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Dr. Wayne I. Larrison received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the Columbia University School of Engineering where he was named to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He then obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine where he was named to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He next completed both his Ophthalmology residency and Retina fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School before coming to Connecticut in 1990 where he founded Connecticut Retina Consultants. Dr. Larrison has continued to engage in clinical research and has served as the Principal Investigator on national trials evaluating treatments for Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, and retinal vascular diseases. He also serves as an adviser on the Medical Devices Panel of the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Larrison is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, and American Academy of Ophthalmology. He maintains an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine. He performs Minimally Invasive Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at ambulatory facilities in New Haven and Guilford, CT in addition to many in -office procedures. He has particular interests in Macular Diseases and Diabetic Retinopathy.

Dr. Larrison's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Lemuel Shattuck Hosp

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery