Dr. Wayne Larrison, MD

Dr. Wayne Larrison, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Wayne Larrison, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from UNIV OF FL COLL OF MED in 1985 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

46 Prince St Ste 203

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 787-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 88% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Larrison's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Larrison "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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2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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 Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • 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 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
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6  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Lemuel Shattuck Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Larrison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Larrison's Reviews

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8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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