CataractImplantable Contact LensLASIKSurgeon
Scott Perkins is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the country. He has performed more than 75,000 cataract surgeries, 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 the first user of the Toric ICL in the Southwestern US.
He is a board certified ophthalmologist, is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and is a founding member of the American European Congress of Ophthalmic surgeons. Throughout his career, he has conducted clinical research in several areas of ophthalmology including intraocular lenses technology, the ICL and intraocular medications. He also 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 2 sons, both who graduated from Optometry School, and one joined the company in August 2014, and the other joining us in 2019.
He enjoys adventure traveling with his wife and spending time together hiking, 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.