Larry Richardson, O.D. was born in Springfield, MO, and has lived in Arizona for more than twenty years. Dr. Richardson spent twenty of those years with the Indian Health Service, first at Fort Defiance, AZ and finally in Tuba City, AZ.
During his time with the Indian Health Service, he served as the Chief Clinical Consultant for Optometry for the Navajo Area Indian Health Service. Dr. Richardson received his doctorate in optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1991 after receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemistry form Missouri State University. He completed a residency in contact lenses and primary care from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.
Dr. Richardson is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and is a regular lecturer at meetings of the American Academy of Optometry and is also board certified by the American Board of Certified Medical Optometry.
Dr. Richardson and his wife Nancy have two children – Noah and Leah who are students at Northland Preparatory Academy. The Richardson family enjoys running, camping and skiing.