Dr. Larissa Murakami was born and raised on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from De Pauw University in 1995 and her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1999 from the Southern California College of Optometry. She is certified with the National Board of Examiners for Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease since 1999. Her professional interests encompass both pediatric and geriatric populations, devoting time and attention to their specific visual and emotional needs.

Dr. Murakami spends nearly all of her free time with her husband, Dr. Justin Abo, and their son. She enjoys cooking, reading, swimming, and traveling home to Hawaii as often as possible.