Dr. Arthur C. Perry
Arthur C. Perry, M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist and a nationally and internationally recognized expert in eye surgery, has been in practice in La Jolla since 1978. In addition, he has served as a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UCSD School of Medicine and a consultant for the U.S. Navy Medical Center for over 20 years. He has been selected by doctors throughout the United States to be included in the publication "The Best Doctors in America."
As an accomplished refractive surgeon with over 10 years experience in the field of vision correction, he was one of the first surgeons trained in the LASIK procedure. Dr. Perry began doing laser and microsurgery in 1975 and VISION CORRECTION SURGERY in 1988. Because of his knowledge, skill and recognized expertise, he has been the eye surgeon of choice for professional athletes, artists, surgeons, and others whose occupations require precise vision. He has the reputation of being a "Doctor's Doctor".
Dr. Perry is a senior staff member at Scripps Memorial Hospital, where he served as Chairman of both the Ophthalmology Department and Mericos Eye Institute's Board of Governors. He is one of the most accomplished and respected eye surgeons in the greater San Diego area. He remains actively involved in eye surgery research & serves as a consulting editor for several ophthalmology journals. He has given lectures & demonstrated surgical techniques to ophthalmologist worldwide.
Dr. Perry grew up in Texas, where he attended Texas Tech University before finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina. He received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After an internship at the University of Miami, he returned to Emory for his residency in ophthalmology. He was selected for an additional year of advanced, specialized surgical training at the University of Arizona. He is a member of numerous medical organizations, including the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Perry and his wife, Vicki, are proud parents of three wonderful children, Paige, Phillip, and Blake.