Julian Perry, MD, joined the Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute in 1999 after completing an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California Los Angeles, where he was a Heed Foundation AOS-Knapp Fellow and recipient of the Institute's fellow clinical research award.
Dr. Perry received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, where he was the McGraw-Hill Book Prize Winner, and elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Perry completed his residency at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, where he won the Shipman Prize for best research paper. He completed fellowships at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles. He is the Cole Eye Institute's only surgeon trained through an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery approved fellowship. Dr. Perry was awarded the Marvin Quickert Thesis Award upon his introduction to the Society.
His specialty interests involve aesthetic and reconstructive oculofacial surgery, including cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), cosmetic forehead and cheek lifting, cosmetic Botox® injections, cosmetic facial filler injections, cosmetic oculofacial surgery, and all aspects ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. He also specializes in lacrimal and orbital surgery. His clinical interests include all types of eyelid, eyebrow, forehead and cheek surgeries, including skin cancers, tumors, trauma and other conditions within these regions.
His research interests include new techniques, materials and devices in oculofacial surgery, novel surgeries for eyelid reconstruction and droopy eyelids, and new surgical techniques for orbital decompression .He has studied cosmetic upper facial surgery (blepharoplasty, midface lifts, endoscopic forehead lifts, laser surgery of the eyelids and face, facelifting, fat transfer, fat injections, Botox® and facial filler injections) in Beverly Hills, California.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the Cleveland Ophthalmological Society. He won the Marvin Quickert Thesis Award in 2000, presented by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He participates on numerous committees for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including serving as Program Chair in 2011 and Subspecialty Day Chairman in 2012.
He serves on the Editorial Boards of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Ocular Surgery News, and as an Executive Editor of American Journal of Ophthalmology. He has co-authored a text on ocular oncology, written two dozen book chapters and over seventy peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Perry is also a member of the United States Food and Drug Administration's Ophthalmic Devices Panel. He holds a patent on a novel lacrimal drainage manometer device.Dr. Perry is a Fellowship Preceptor of an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery approved fellowship. He received the Cole Eye Institute Resident Teacher of the Year Award in 2003, 2004, and 2009. He has been recognized by Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors®, Inc., and Best Doctors in Cleveland, Cleveland magazine.