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Laxson, L. Carol

L. Carol Laxson, MD, PhD
Retina Division
Assistant Professor - Clinical,
Ophthalmology Residency Clinic Director

Specialty/Research Interests
Diabetic retinopathy, Diabetic macular edema, Age-related macular degeneration, and Retinal vascular diseases


  • BS - Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC
  • Anatomy PHD -  The Ohio State University in Columbus OH
  • MD - The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
  • Residency - The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
  • Retina Fellowship - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Dr. Laxson is an assistant professor who specializes in vitreoretinal conditions.  Her areas of ineterest include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, age-related macular degeneration, and retinal vascular diseases.  She maintains an active clinic in medical retina practice at our main location.

Dr. Laxon serves as the Columbus VA Clinic Director and is very involved in teaching residents at the Columbus VA clinic.  She also mentors residents and fellows.

Dr. Laxson serves on the OSU Office of Responsible Research's Institutional Review Board (IRB), where she evaluates all research projects involving human subjects.  She is also involved in biomechanical research as a co-investigator in an adaptive optics project.

Contact Information

E-mail: Laxson.2@osu.edu

OSU Phone: (614) 293-8116
OSU Fax: (614) 293-5315
OSU Address: 915 Olentangy River Rd, Ste 5000, Columbus, OH 43212

Dublin Phone: (614) 761-7000
Dublin Fax: (614) 761-7530
Dublin Address: 6435 Post Rd, Dublin, OH 43016