Lars Carlson, OD

Optometrist located in Gold Canyon, AZ

About Dr. Carlson

Lars Carlson, OD, co-founded Gold Canyon Eye Center in 2008 with his partner, Trina Cheng, OD. He moved to Arizona from Illinois in 2005 to escape the cold and build his optometry practice, and he’s been in Gold Canyon ever since.

Dr. Carlson graduated with honors from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He went on to study at the Michigan College of Optometry, also in Big Rapids, where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree, again graduating with honors.

Experienced in providing comprehensive eye care, including eye exams, diagnosing eye disease, and fitting contact lenses and prescribing glasses. Dr. Carlson has a particular passion for specialty contact lenses that can treat complex eye conditions. He's also a fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society and is one of a small group of doctors in the state of Arizona to have completed the fellowship. 

In his spare time, Dr. Carlson likes to read, hike, and walk his two dogs with his wife, Kacie.

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Lars Carlson, OD, co-founded Gold Canyon Eye Center in 2008 with his partner, Trina Cheng, OD. He moved to Arizona from Illinois in 2005 to escape the cold and build his optometry practice, and he’s been in Gold Canyon ever since.

Dr. Carlson graduated with honors from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He went on to study at the Michigan College of Optometry, also in Big Rapids, where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree, again graduating with honors.

Experienced in providing comprehensive eye care, including eye exams, diagnosing eye disease, and fitting contact lenses and prescribing glasses. Dr. Carlson has a particular passion for specialty contact lenses that can treat complex eye conditions. He's also a fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society and is one of a small group of doctors in the state of Arizona to have completed the fellowship. 

In his spare time, Dr. Carlson likes to read, hike, and walk his two dogs with his wife, Kacie.


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Insurance Plans Accepted & Payments

At Gold Canyon Eye Center, our goal is promote good eye health and enable you to have the clearest vision possible. We accept several types of vision insurance, cash, checks, and most credit cards. We inform our Gold Canyon patients about exam and treatment costs at the beginning of your appointment. If you require a breakdown of costs, please let us know.

Aetna
Ameriben
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Bright Health
Cigna PPO
EyeMed
Gilsbar
Humana Vision
Medicare
Meritain Health
Spectera
Tricare
TriWest
UMR
VSP