One of the most enjoyable parts of being an ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist is educating my patients about their disease and the many treatment modalities available. The more information a patient has, the better they can advocate for themselves and their general health. I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to assist in providing up-to-date, accurate, and relevant health information through Verywell.
Christine L. Larsen, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery, currently practicing at Minnesota Eye Consultants in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She serves as medical director for the practice’s four ancillary surgery centers. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Larsen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has been involved in medical mission initiatives within the United States and internationally.
Dr. Larsen pursued her undergraduate degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University with a degree in biology. She completed her doctorate of medicine degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Larsen completed her ophthalmology residency training at the same institution, where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed her fellowship in glaucoma at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.
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