Scott A. Larson, MD

Portrait
William E. Scott Educational Professor in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Office
11290C Pomerantz Family Pavilion
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2859

Education

BA, Brigham Young University
MD, Medicine, Loma Linda University
Internship, Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program
Resident, Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Fellow, Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Licensure and Certifications

Ophthalmology Board Certification - American Board of Ophthalmology
NBME Diplomate - National Board of Medical Examiners

Publications

Evans, J. A., Ko, A. & Larson, S. A. (2017). Optical Coherence Tomography-Assisted Limbal Dermoid Removal [with additional Audio-video media]. (Vols. 54). pp. e58-e59. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. PMID: 28991352.

Rao, R. C., Larson, S. A. & Dlouhy, B. J. (2017). Growth Hormone Deficiency, Basal Encephalocele, and Morning Glory Anomaly. Ophthalmology, 124(10), 1531. PMID: 28938928.

Nasser, O., Dumitrescu, A. V. & Larson, S. A. (2017). The Pediatric Ophthalmic Examination- Challenges and Strategies, Part I. Insight: Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses, 42(1), 23-26.

Nasser, O., Dumitrescu, A. V. & Larson, S. A. (2017). The Pediatric Ophthalmic Examination- Challenges and Strategies, Part II. Insight: Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses, 42(2), 11-16.

Weed, M. C., Di Menna, M., Donaghy, C. L., Triantafilou, D. & Larson, S. A. (2016). Long-term outcomes of surgical treatment for large-angle esotropia in children. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 20(4), e10. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2016.07.037.

Repka, M. X., Dean, T. W., Lazar, E. L., Yen, K. G., Lenhart, P. D., Freedman, S. F., Hug, D., Rahmani, B., Wang, S. X., Kraker, R. T., Wallace, D. K. & Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, (2016). Cataract Surgery in Children from Birth to Less than 13 Years of Age: Baseline Characteristics of the Cohort. Ophthalmology, 123(12), 2462-2473. DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.09.003.

Holmes, J. M., Manh, V. M., Lazar, E. L., Beck, R. W., Birch, E. E., Kraker, R. T., Crouch, E. R., Erzurum, S. A., Khuddus, N., Summers, A. I., Wallace, D. K. & Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, (2016). Effect of a Binocular iPad Game vs Part-time Patching in Children Aged 5 to 12 Years With Amblyopia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol, 134(12), 1391-1400. DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.4262.

Donaghy, C. L., Larson, S. A. (2015). Vision Screening for Amblyopia. San Francisco: American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center.

Larson, S. A., Weed, M. (2015). Brown syndrome outcomes: a 40-year retrospective analysis. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 19(4), e14. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2015.07.022.

Niles, P., Cohen, A. R., Larson, S. A., Olson, R. J. & Scott, W. E. (2015). A cost comparison study between recommendations from the American Optometric Association and recommendations from the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus on the correction of hyperopia in children. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 19(4), e29. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2015.07.079.

Weed, M. C., Lambert, S. R., Larson, S. A., Olson, R. J., Longmuir, S. Q., DeLuca, A. P., Andorf, J. L., Stone, E. M. & Drack, A. V. (2015). Genetic testing for congenital cataracts. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 19(4), e18. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2015.07.038.

Kemp, P. S., Longmuir, S. Q., Gertsch, K. R., Larson, S. A., Olson, R. J., Langguth, A. M., Syed, N. & Oetting, T. A. (2015). Cataract surgery in children with uveitis: retrospective analysis of intraocular lens implantation with anterior optic capture. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 52(2), 119-125. PMID: 25608281.

Gertsch, K. R., Kitzmann, A., Larson, S. A., Olson, R. J., Longmuir, R. A., Sacher, B. A., Oetting, T. A. & Longmuir, S. Q. (2015). Description and validation of a structured simulation curriculum for strabismus surgery. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 19(1), 3-5. PMID: 25727577.

Larson, S. A. (2015). Part IV: Strabismus Surgery. In Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery 2nd Edition.. American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Wallace, D. K., Lazar, E. L., Crouch 3rd, E. R., Hoover, D. L., Kraker, R. T., Tamkins, S. M., Pediatric Eye Investigator Group & Larson, S. A. (2015). Time course and predictors of amblyopia improvement with 2 hours of daily pathing. JAMA Ophthalmology, 133(5), 606-609. PMID: 25695355.

Donaghy, C. L., Beebe, J. & Larson, S. A. (2014). Down Syndrome: 14-month-old male with intermittently crossed eyes. EyeRounds.

Gertsch, K. R., Larson, S. A., Longmuir, S. Q., Olson, R. J., Stone, E. M. & Drack, A. V. (2014). PAX6-associated congenital cataracts without aniridia. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 18(4), e29-e30. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2014.07.096.

Chang, E., Vislisel, J. & Larson, S. A. (2014). Peters Anomaly. EyeRounds.

Winter, T. W., Olson, R. J., Larson, S. A., Oetting, T. A. & Longmuir, S. Q. (2014). Resident and Fellow Participation in Strabismus Surgery: Effect of Level of Training and Number of Assistanct on Operative Time and Cost. Ophthalmology, 121(3), 797-801. PMID: 24268856.

Kemp, P. S., Larson, S. A. & Drack, A. V. (2014). Strabismus surgery in patients receiving warfarin anticoagulation. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 18(1), 84-6. PMID: 24568993.

Weed, M. C., Larson, S. A. (2013). Management of Amblyopia: Discussing Options. EyeRounds.

Larson, S. A. (2013). What’s New and Important In Pediatric Ophthalmology.

AAPOS Educational Committee, Larson, S. A. (2013). What’s New and Important in Pediatric Ophthalmology for 2012. Supplement March-August 2012.

. AAPOS Educational committee, Larson, S. A. (2013). What’s New and Important In Pediatric Ophthalmology; 2011 through 2012.

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (2013). A Randomized Trial of Increasing Patching for Amblyopia. Ophthalmology, 120(11), 2270-2277.

Larson, S. A. (2012). Pediatric Ophthalmology Maintenance of Certification for the Retina Specialist. New Retina MD,(Fall), 8-12.

Larson, S. A. (2012). Pediatric Ophthalmology Maintenance of Certification for the Retina Specialist. New Retina MD, 8-12.

Larson, S. A. (2012). What's New and Important in Pediatric Ophthalmology for 2012.

Wallace, D. K., et al & Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (2011). Stereoacuity in children with anisometropic amblyopia. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 15, 455-461.

Wolsey, D. H., Larson, S. A., Creel, D. & Hoffman, R. (2007). Can screening for optic nerve gliomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type I be performed with visual-evoked potential testing?. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 10(4), 1060-1063. PMID: 16935228.

Cotter, S. A., et al & Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (2007). Treatment of Strabismic Amblyopia with Refractive Correction. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 146(6), 1060-1063. PMID: 17524783.

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Larson, S. A. & et al. (2006). A randomized trial to evaluate 2 hours of daily patching for strabismic and anisometropic amblyopia in children. Ophthalmology, 113(6), 904-912. PMID: 16751033.

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Larson, S. A. & et al. (2006). Treatment of anisometropic amblyopia in children with refractive correction. Ophthalmology, 113(6), 895-903. PMID: 16751032.

Larson, S. A., Petersen, D. B. & Scott, W. E. (2003). Strabismus Surgery Complications: Prevention and Management. Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update, 4(6), 222-263.

Larson, S. A., Keech, R. V. & Verdick, R. E. (2003). The threshold for the detection of strabismus. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 7(6), 418-422. PMID: 14730295.

Larson, S. A., Oetting, T. A. (2002). Presumed iris hemangioma associated with multiple central nervous system cavernous hemangiomas. Archives of Ophthalmology, 120(7), 984-985. PMID: 12096975.

Hunt, M. G., Larson, S. A., Kaldaway, R. M., Sutphin, J. E. & Wagoner, M. D. (2001). Primary HSV Blepharoconjunctivitis Associated with Atopy. MEJO, 9(1), 86-87.

Kitchens, J. W., Larson, S. A., Oetting, T. A. & Lee, A. G. (2001). The Ophthalmoscopic Spectrum of Cat-Scratch Neuroretinitis. MEJO, 9(1), 87-89.