Bilge E. Öztürk

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X-linked retinoschisis, a disease characterized by splitting of the retina, is caused by mutations in the retinoschisin gene, which encodes a putative secreted cell adhesion protein. Currently, there is no effective treatment for retinoschisis, though viral vector-mediated gene replacement therapies offer promise. We used intravitreal delivery of three(More)
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a chronic, bilateral, seasonally exacerbated, allergic inflammation of the ocular surface, involving bulbar and ⁄ or tarsal conjunctiva and cornea. The ocular response analyzer (ORA) measures corneal biomechanical properties in vivo by monitoring and analyzing the corneal behavior when its structure is submitted to a(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of fixed combinations of dorzolamide-timolol (FCDT) and brimonidine-timolol (FCBT) in patients with intraocular pressure (IOP) elevations after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injections. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective, randomized, open-label study. Patients who received IVTA injections due to(More)
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