Eric P. Purdy, M.D. graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree. He earned his Medical Degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and completed two residencies, one in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic and the other one in Ophthalmology at the University of Florida. He also completed a fellowship in Orbital & Oculoplastic surgery at Wright State University School of Medicine, in Dayton. Dr. Purdy specializes in oculoplastic surgery, eye muscle surgery, cataract surgery and diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. Oculoplastic surgery includes the surgical treatment of droopy eyelids, eyelid deformities and tumors, eyelid injuries, diseases and tumors of the orbit (eye socket area), and tear duct problems. He is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine, is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and has authored many medical journal articles and textbook chapters.