Gunay Engin

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PURPOSE To evaluate early and late period results of the implantation of single-piece foldable acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) in the sulcus in eyes developing a posterior capsule tear (PCT) during phacoemulsification (PE). SETTING S.S.K. Vakif Gureba Training Hospital Eye Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey. METHODS This prospective and noncomparative study(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the incidence and risk factors for cystoid macular edema (CME) after phacoemulsification surgery and its effect on visual acuity. METHODS This prospective study evaluated 98 eyes of 98 patients (43 women) with a mean (SD) age of 61.8 (11.3) years. Phacoemulsification was performed with temporal clear corneal incision and(More)
PURPOSE This prospective study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (TA) injection in diabetic macular edema unresponsive to an initial argon laser photocoagulation procedure. MATERIAL and methods: Fifty-six eyes of fifty patients were included in this study. All the eyes had refractory and clinically(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of sodium hyaluronate on the early complications of trabeculectomy. METHODS In this prospective study, trabeculectomy was performed in 51 eyes of 51 patients with different types of glaucoma. Patients were divided into two groups randomly. In 24 eyes (study group) sodium hyaluronate was injected into the anterior chamber(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the vasoregulatory effect of antioxidant alpha-tocopherol on retina via protein kinase C pathway. METHODS Thirty glaucomatous patients (60 eyes) were included in this study. The patients were divided into three groups. For patients in Group A, tocopherol was not supplemented in their therapy. Patients in Groups B and C received 300 and(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the results of transscleral fixation of foldable hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs). METHODS Twenty eyes of 16 patients, aphakic after phacoemulsification (PE) surgery and with at least 6 months follow-up, were included in the study. All eyes were implanted with single-piece hydrophilic foldable acrylic lenses by(More)
We report two cases of Werner's syndrome, a sister and a brother of 32 and 28 years, respectively, who were operated on for cataracts in both eyes. This hereditary syndrome, also called the adult progeria, is characterized by several manifestations of premature aging. Cataract surgery in this syndrome often predisposes to complications such as wound(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical aspects of ten eyes with calcified hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lenses and pathological data obtained from seven explanted lenses. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-seven eyes of 40 patients received the same implant in the first 6-month period of 2001. Ten eyes showed intraocular lens opacification(More)
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