Faruk Ozturk

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PURPOSE To analyze the surgical outcomes and retinal redetachment frequency after silicone oil (SO) removal for complex retinal detachment. METHODS This institutional-based study included 894 consecutive patients who underwent pars plana vitrectomy with SO endotamponade for complicated retinal detachment. The effects of preoperative best-corrected visual(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated systemic and ocular acute safety and intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering efficacy of travoprost 0.004% and bimatoprost 0.03%, compared to brimonidine 0.2% and betaxolol 0.25% in healthy subjects. PATIENTS AND METHOD Nineteen (19) young men, ages between 24 and 42, were enrolled in a single-center, institutional randomized,(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate clinical and demographic features of Vogt-Kayanagi-Harada disease (VKH) disease in Turkish patients and compare them with previously published data. METHODS Demographic and clinical features of 32 patients diagnosed as VKH in a tertiary referral center were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS The mean age at presentation was 33.6 ±(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to investigate the frequency and characteristics of childhood-onset uveitis and evaluate the rate and specific causes of visual loss in this population. METHODS The data of 121 patients (179 eyes) with uveitis starting before ≤16 years and followed up for at least 6 months were retrospectively evaluated. Age at onset, sex,(More)
We describe a family with lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome (LADD). A 13-year-old boy had cup-shaped ears, deafness, unilateral choanal atresia, bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction, xerostomia, alacrima due to congenital absence of lacrimal glands, agenesis of salivary glands, chronic dacryocystitis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, ptosis, nail(More)
AIM To discuss and compare the fundus autofluorescence (FAF) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) in acute or chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). METHODS Medical records of 100 cases of CSCR were reviewed. Acute and chronic cases were evaluated according to the duration of decreased visual acuity, serous retinal detachment (RD) and focal(More)
PURPOSE To compare the ocular hypotensive efficacy and safety of topical bimatoprost and timolol-dorzolamide combination in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension during 6 months of treatment. METHODS A sample of 65 patients with a diagnosis of POAG or ocular hypertension were randomized to receive either bimatoprost 0.03%(More)
PURPOSE Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrinopathy characterized by chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenism where hyperinsulinemia can be seen. Hormonal changes can affect meibomian gland function. In this study, we evaluated tear function in PCOS. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-seven women having PCOS and 22 normal individuals aged between(More)
AbstractPurpose To investigate the effects of topical dexamethasone and ciprofloxacin, alone and in combination, on the colony counts of conjunctival bacterial flora of healthy subjects.Methods A total of 100 healthy subjects were randomly divided into four groups, consisting of 25 subjects each. Group 1 was treated with dexamethasone phosphate 0.1%(More)
AIM To investigate the complications of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) for the treatment of macular edema, and to determine the risk factors for intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation. METHODS Charts of patients with macular edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO), diabetic retinopathy and uveitis who had received IVTA(More)