Dr. Larry Ferdinand is an ophthalmologist specializing in refractive and laser surgery, laser vision treatment, glaucoma and cataract surgery. He earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC. He then completed his preliminary medicine internship at Howard University Hospital, where he also completed his Ophthalmology residency in 2011. Dr. Ferdinand joined Ochsner Health in 2018."I support a patient's decision/ right about their treatment plan. I take the time to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their care. I listen, value a patient's input and attend to their individual needs. I communicate in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information. I treat patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect."