September 11, 2018

Dr. Elliot M. Perlman is the first Rhode Island ophthalmologist to offer the only FDA-approved corneal cross-linking therapy for the treatment of progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia.

Elliot M. Perlman. MD, a corneal surgeon in the Rhode Island Eye Institute, today announced that he is the first ophthalmologist to offer corneal cross-linking treatment […]
May 12, 2013

Helping to restore Golfer’s vision

Rhode Island Eye Institute Surgeon uses innovative surgery to help restore Golfer’s vision. Please click on video to see and hear one patient’s incredible journey of […]
May 11, 2013

Safe Eye Makeup Tips

Safety at the Makeup Aisle As fall approaches, makeup use often increases. Department store and drugstore makeup aisles will be filled with a tempting array of […]
May 10, 2013

Glaucoma Awareness

Newsletter: Living with Glaucoma: It’s all in the Family Glaucoma remains a leading cause of preventable blindness. It affects more than 2.3 million Americans age 40 […]
May 9, 2013

Blade-free LASIK

Dr. Perlman offers “Blade-free” LASIK for our patients, using the IntraLase laser.The IntraLase Method uses tiny, rapid pulses of laser light to create a corneal flap—instead […]
May 8, 2013

Partial thickness Corneal Transplant

Conventional corneal transplant removes all layers of the cornea. In many corneal diseases, however, the disease involves only the innermost layer of the cornea. The new […]
May 6, 2013

IOL’s for cataract patients

Understanding How Vision Changes Many things are changing as time passes.  Vision is one of them.  The aging process affects clarity and quality of vision, which […]
May 6, 2013

Treatments help slow symptoms of wet AMD

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the #1 cause of vision loss in people over age 60 in the United States. There are two types of AMD—wet […]