LASIK Surgeon – Scott Perkins, MD
Specialties include: Cataracts, Refractive Lens Exchange, Implantable Contact Lens, LASIK
Scott Perkins is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the country. He has performed more than 15,000 LASIK procedures and is one of the top three surgeons in volume in the US for ICL surgery. Additionally, he is the first user of the Toric ICL and the PanOptix Trifocal IOL in the Southwestern US.
He is a board-certified ophthalmologist, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and a founding member of the American European Congress of Ophthalmic surgeons.
Throughout his career, Dr. Perkins has conducted clinical research in several areas of ophthalmology including intraocular lens technology, the ICL, and intraocular medications.
Dr. Perkins serves on the Board of directors for Arizona Visionaries, a nonprofit organization that provides cataract surgery in third-world countries, and enjoys volunteering his time and skills for the benefit of less fortunate people.
He grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, graduated from Temple Medical School in Philadelphia, and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Boston University. He joined the current practice in 1992 and was a founding member of Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in 1993.
He believes that it is important to make his patients feel comfortable and respected and his easy manner helps him to achieve this. He has two sons, both of who graduated from Optometry School. He enjoys adventure traveling with his wife and spending time together hiking and running.
His honors include his being recognized by America’s Top Ophthalmologists since 2010. However, he says his greatest honor is the trust his colleagues place in him by performing eye surgery on hundreds of eye doctors, their parents, and children.