Professional Summary


  • Texas A & M University Health Science - College Station, in Doctor of Medicine, 1991


  • Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Temple, in Ophthalmology, 1995

Board Certifications

  • AM BD OPHTHALMOLOGY awarded in 11/15/1997

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Utah Medical Association


  • Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.7) 103 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

Comments also are gathered from the medical practice survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Nov 11, 2022
I had a tear in my retina and Dr. Nelson operate on my eye. He is such a fantastic doctor - very caring.
Apr 14, 2022
Dr. & staff do a very good job.
Feb 7, 2022
Dr. Nelson & his staff do a tremendous job of taking care of their patients. Dr. Nelson has great bedside manner. He's knowledgeable & experienced. I feel so confident in his abilities to care for me & my medical needs.
Jan 15, 2022
This is a very good doctor .
Jan 10, 2022
I have recommended Dr. Nelson to others.
Jan 4, 2022
Again. Dr. Nelson hardly spoke to me. I raised concerns about my vision and he just said well get the best guess. Not what you want to hear from a professional.
Sep 23, 2021
Dr. Nelson is so knowledge and has great bedside manner. He's so good!
Jun 4, 2021
Dr. Nelson and his staff are always excellent to work with. I would highly recommend his practice.
Apr 12, 2021
Dr. Nelson is a good doctor.
Mar 25, 2021
Excellent & thorough exam.
Feb 8, 2021
Dr. Nelson always takes good care of me, has amazing patient care (bedside manner) & does his best for to find the best possible outcome for me as the patient.
Feb 8, 2021
I've been regularly visiting Dr. Nelson for more than one year. It's always a great experience.
Dec 29, 2020
I believe the doctor has a good team working with him.
Dec 29, 2020
Already recommend my oldest daughter & her husband.
Nov 10, 2020
Dr. Nelson recommended an inexpensive, simple & (so far) effective treatment for my styes. 1st opthamologist to do so.
Aug 13, 2020
Great doctor. I appreciate his concern & answering questions and great information. Very kind.
Jun 4, 2020
Always great! The dr. has super bedside manner and is very good.
May 10, 2020
He is very good about explaining any questions I have and he is very thorough.
Mar 9, 2020
I'm putting _____ of my _____ in his hands. He's a good doctor and a good staff.
Feb 2, 2020
Dr. Nelson is always very thorough and takes time w/me. He is professional and kind.
Jan 23, 2020
I have recommend Dr. Nelson to others.
Dec 10, 2019
*Laurence Nelson was very kind, knowledgeable & informative.
Dec 10, 2019
*Dr. Nelson is very good. He has great bedside manner & is very experienced, and, knowledgeable about my eye & prescribes proper treatment on an ongoing basis.
Jun 26, 2017
Dr. Nelson has a phenomenal memory and keeps track of every detail.

Practice Location

Tanner Clinic - Layton

2121 N 1700 W Layton, UT
Mon thru Fri 8AM - 5PM
Provider's Main Location
Accepting established patients only
Accepting SelectHealth Insurance Plans