Ali Hakan Durukan

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AIM To assess the disc area, age, sex, laterality (side of the eyes) and refractive error dependent differences in optic nerve head topographic parameters in a normal population. METHODS Optic nerve head topographic analysis of both eyes of 551 healthy Turkish subjects aged 11-75 years (1102 eyes) was performed using a confocal scanning laser(More)
INTRODUCTION Progressive hemifacial atrophy, known as Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS), was first described by Parry in 1825. There is a progressive atrophy of facial tissues including skin, bones and muscles. Ophthalmic disorders are common and include keratitis, uveitis, cataract, ipsilateral enophthalmos, optic neuritis, retinal vasculitis and scleral(More)
A 65-year-old man developed capsular block syndrome in the early postoperative period, following phacoemulsification surgery. After neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser anterior capsulotomy, the intraocular pressure remained elevated for 4 days despite antiglaucomatous medication. On the postoperative fifth day, nonarteritic ischemic optic(More)
Choroidal osteoma is a rare benign intraocular tumor composed of calcification throughout the choroid. Various treatment modalities are available according to location of the tumor and the cause of the visual distortion. We report herein a 30-year-old male who was referred to our hospital with acute blurred vision as a result of the subretinal hemorrhage(More)
PURPOSE This study was conducted to compare the efficacy and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) and intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) in the treatment of macular edema related to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO), using the new optical coherence tomography parameters. MATERIAL AND METHODS The medical records of 62 patients (IVTA n=26;(More)
We report a case of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene mutation in a 20-year-old male patient with hypopituitarism. Treatment with three consecutive injections of intravitreal ranibizumab (anti-vascular endothelial growth factor) resulted in significant improvement of the patient's vision and the(More)
Reports of tobacco-induced electrocortical activation and decrements in ocular blood flow in the acute phase indicated that this effect is mediated via nicotine's action or neuronal systems. In this study, pattern visual evoked potentials were investigated in a group of male smokers (22 right eyes of 22 subjects) in separate real smoking and sham smoking(More)
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