Steven Larson, OD, PsyD, MS

Dr. Steven Larson
Assistant Clinical Professor
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Dr. Larson is the chief psychologist in the Learning Disabilities Unit at the University Eye Center. He is also an assistant clinical professor in the Vision Rehabilitation Department. Dr. Larson received his OD from Pacific University in 1989, and his Doctor of Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in 2005. Dr. Larson completed his residency in Vision Therapy at SUNY Optometry in 1990, and a fellowship in Learning Disabilities at SUNY Optometry in 1991. Dr. Larson joined the College In 1991.


Vision Therapy



MS, Brooklyn College
PsyD, Yeshiva University
OD, Pacific University School of Optometry, 1989


SUNY College of Optometry, Vision Therapy and Rehabilition, 1990



Solan, H, Shelley-Tremblay,J. & Larson,S. (2007). Vestibular functions. sensory integration and balance anomalies: A brief literature review. Journal of Optometry and Vision Development. 38 (1), 25-29.

Solan, H, Shelley-Tremblay,J. & Larson,S, Mounts. J. (2007). Silent word reading fluency and temporal vision processing: Differences between good and poor readers. Journal of Behavioral Optometry. Vol. 17 (6), 149-156.

Solan, H, Shelley-Tremblay,J. & Larson,S. Hansen. PC & Larson. S. (2007 ). Is there a common linkage among reading comprehension, visual attention and magnocellular processing? Journal of Learning Disabilities. Vol 40 (3), 270-278

Solan, H, Shelley-Tremblay, J., Hansen PC, Silverman ME, Larson S., Ficarra A. (2004). M-cell deficit and reading disability: a preliminary study of the effects of temporal vision-processing therapy. Optometry, Vol 75(10): 640-50.

Solan, H., Shelley-Tremblay, J., Ficarra, A., Silverman, M. & Larson.. S. (2003). Effect of attention therapy on reading comprehension. Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol 36 (6), 556-564.

Solan, H., Larson, S., Shelley-Tremblay, J., Ficarra, A., Silverman, M. (2001). The role of visual attention in cognitive control of oculomotor readiness in students with reading disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities.Vol 34 (2), 107-118

Larson, S. (1990). The Eye Movements that Musicians Make When Sight Reading Music. Journal of Behavioral Optometry, Vol. 1, 33-45.