Güliz Fatma Yavaș

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PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) on pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (CME) and determine the efficacy when used preoperatively and after uneventful phacoemulsification surgery. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. METHODS One hundred(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of topical voriconazole in an experimental rabbit model of Fusarium keratitis. METHODS Fungal keratitis was induced in the right eyes of 24 New Zealand rabbits. 8.6 x 10(3) CFU/0.1 ml F.solani spore suspension was injected midstromally into the central cornea. Group 1 received topical amphotericin B 0.15%, group 2 received(More)
PURPOSE In this study, we aimed to evaluate the relation between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central serous retinopathy (CSR). METHODS Twenty-three consecutive subjects aged >18 years with the diagnosis of CSR were included in this prospective study. Overnight polysomnography was performed to all subjects. Desaturation index and apnea-hypopnea index(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the central macular thickness (CMT) and the cystoid macular edema (CME) after uncomplicated phacoemulsification surgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety-one eyes of 88 patients who underwent uncomplicated phacoemulsification surgery between December 2008 and May 2009 were included in the study. Detailed ophthalmologic examinations and(More)
PURPOSE It is known that macula can be affected adversely in glaucoma. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the functional and morphologic changes of macula in patients having glaucoma using Microperimeter-1 (MP-1), Humphrey field analyzer (HFA), and Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II (HRT-II). MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study consisted of 43(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of levodopa and dopamine agonists on retinal nerve fiber layer using scanning laser ophthalmoscope. METHODS Forty-four patients with the diagnosis of Parkinson disease and receiving levodopa or dopamine agonist monotherapy were included in this prospective study. The control group consisted of 21 normal cases. The optic(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the ocular and periocular anthropometric measurements of Turkish subjects. METHODS Corneal diameter, horizontal and vertical palpebral fissure, vertical brow-nasal distance, inter-outer canthal distance, inter-inner canthal distance, inter-pupillary distance, bridge height, lid crease, brow height, levator function, head circumference(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)
PURPOSE To identify the conjunctival flora in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and compare it with the conjunctival flora of healthy subjects. METHODS One hundred six eyes of 106 patients with PD and 102 eyes of 102 age-matched healthy subjects were included in the study. All subjects had a detailed anterior segment examination, including eye blink(More)
BACKGROUND Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is the most common acute optic neuropathy in patients over the age of 50 and is the second most common cause of permanent optic nerve-related visual loss in adults after glaucoma. Although the precise cause of NAION remains elusive, the etiology of NAION is believed to be multifactorial. (More)