Harun Yilmaz

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BACKGROUND To evaluate the refractive results of sulcus-fixated polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) posterior chamber intraocular lenses (PC IOLs) after cataract surgery with and without posterior capsule complications. METHODS The charts of patients who had undergone cataract surgery were reviewed, and eyes that had received sulcus-fixated PMMA PC IOLs were(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection in patients with diffuse diabetic macular edema. We also compared the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone with macular grid laser photocoagulation in macular edema. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty patients with diabetic diffuse macular(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate rates of intraoperative posterior capsule complications in manual small-incision cataract surgery of eyes with and without pseudoexfoliation syndrome in terms of cataract maturity level. METHODS We identified patients who had undergone manual small-incision cataract surgery between January 1997 and October 2003 from a review of(More)
AIM To evaluate the potential preventive role of lacrimal occlusion on the topical timolol-induced bronchoconstriction in asthmatics. METHODS This was a prospective and single-masked study. Fourteen volunteer subjects with asthma were included. Collagen plugs were inserted into both canaliculi on one side to inhibit lacrimal drainage. The effect of(More)
Materials and methods 39 patients with AIS who did received a conservative treatment method included in the study allocated into three groups. 35 of our patients were female and 4 were male. 4 patients with 20°≥ Cobb angle enrolled into first group (exercise group). 24 patients did not want to receive an exercise programme so they included in 2. group(More)
Healthcare workers' cognitive performances and alertness are highly vulnerable to sleep loss and circadian rhythms. The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in sleep characteristics of intensive care unit (ICU) and non-ICU physicians. Actigraphic sleep parameters, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, Epworth Sleepiness Scale and Hamilton(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the ability of topical ibopamine 2% to detect outflow resistance by comparing it with the tonography test in eyes with ocular hypertension (OHT). METHODS 62 eyes with OHT and 33 control eyes were included in this prospective study. Tonography was done manually as a standard outflow facility measurement. We used a C value of 0.18(More)
Results 38 patients (mean age= 13.96±3.48; range 8-17) who had came Formed Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic between March 2008 and November 2010 were included in this study and fulfilled the questionnaire. They were using Cheneau brace for 11.65±11.37 months (range 2-30) 7 were male and 31 were female. Mean Cobb angle was 34.45° ± 10.89 (range(More)
Primary empty sella is defined as the extension of the subarachnoid space toward the intrasellar region, in the absence of pituitary surgery or radiation therapy [1]. Patients with an empty sella may occasionally present symptoms like abnormal endocrine functions, cerebrospinal fluid leakage, and visual field defects [2–4]. Recent reviews outlined the(More)