Cataract Surgery

When Was Your Last Eye Exam?

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If you don’t remember when you last had an eye exam, it may be an indication that you are passing up the best opportunity you have to protect your eyesight. A thorough examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist is the only way to be sure your eyes are healthy. Many sight-threatening eye diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, show

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“Changing Lives Every Day” in the Philippines

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“Changing Lives Every Day” doesn’t only apply to patients here in Arizona. On February 8, 2013, BDPEC’s William Schiff, OD, Amber Gearhart, RN-Director of Nursing, and surgical technician Sarah Walczak, joined forces with Stephen Hwang, MD, and Robert Brems, MD, to traverse the globe all the way to the Phillipines. The group was part of the Phoenix Filipino-American Lions Club

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Changing Peoples Lives … in India!

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On November 26th, 2012, a team from Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center left for Baligeria, India in hopes to bring vision back to over 250 tribal people from West Bengal and Odisha areas by performing free cataract surgeries. “It was all-in-all an amazing experience. Although I was born in the US, my family background is from India and so when

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center is Proud to Announce Yet Another FDA Approved Technology Aimed at Improving Vision with Cataract Surgery

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center is proud to announce yet another FDA approved technology aimed at improving vision with cataract surgery. This new device is called O.R.A., Optiwave Refractive Analyzer. ORA provides an analysis of your eye during cataract surgery that is not possible with conventional measurements and instruments. The technology works by directing an invisible beam of low intensity

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Arizona Ophthalmology Practice to Host Patient Appreciation Contest

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Phoenix, AZ — Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, eye care leaders in Arizona for LASIK eye surgery and other vision procedures, has announced the unveiling of an upcoming patient appreciation contest to thank their loyal patients by offering a variety of raffle prizes. Beginning on June 12, 2012, the contest will provide patients an opportunity to win several prizes including

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Scott Perkins, MD Performs First Blade-Free Laser Cataract Surgery in Arizona

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Scott Perkins, MD, cataract surgeon and Medical Director of Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center recently performed the first femtosecond laser cataract surgery in the state of Arizona. With less than 30 of the femtosecond blade-free lasers currently in use in the United States, this is the most significant change in how cataract surgery is performed in over 40 years. At

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Dr. Scott Perkins and Staff Return to Honduras for Annual Cataract Surgical Mission

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March 20-24, 2011 Dr. Scott Perkins along with several Barnet Dulaney Perkins employees traveled to Toyos, Honduras for a Cataract Surgical Mission with the non-profit organization AZ Visionaries (www.azvisionaries.org) .The members of the team included Amber Gearhart, RN Assistant Director of Nursing; Kim Nichols, RN, Phoenix Surgery Center Manager; Sarah Walczak, Ophthalmic Scrub Technician and Michelle Minta, Nurse Anesthetist and

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Dr. Scott Perkins and Staff Travel to Honduras for a Cataract Surgical Mission

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February 15-19th 2010 Dr. Scott Perkins along with several Barnet Dulaney Perkins employees traveled to Toyos, Honduras for a Cataract Surgical Mission with the non-profit organization AZ Visionaries (www.azvisionaries.org) .The members of the team included Amber Gearhart, RN Assistant Director of Nursing; Kim Nichols, RN, Phoenix Surgery Center Manager; Sarah Walczak, Ophthalmic Scrub Technician and Michelle Minta, Nurse Anesthetist and

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Aspen Invitational Refractive Symposium!

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Greetings to all from Aspen, Colorado, where I’m a participant in the annual Aspen Invitational Refractive Symposium (AIRS). One of the most important things we as eye surgeons can do is to keep abreast of all the latest advances in research, and share them with our colleagues from across the world. The AIRS meeting brings about 80 of the world’s

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