Lokman Aslan

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PURPOSE We aimed to measure peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in children with thalassemia major (tha-major), children with iron deficiency anemia (IDA), and children in a healthy control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 47 children with tha-major and 22 children with IDA were selected from two pediatric hematology outpatient(More)
AIM To investigate ophthalmologic findings in children with thalassemia major (TM) and compare the findings with healthy controls. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 43 children with thalassemia major from pediatric hematology outpatient clinics from two university hospitals and age/sex matched 47 healthy children were included in the study. After a(More)
PURPOSE To report the results of switching from intravitreal bevacizumab to ranibizumab or vice versa in the treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) due to age-related macular degeneration. METHODS Twenty eyes of 18 patients that underwent switch from intravitreal bevacizumab to ranibizumab and 10 eyes of 8 patients that underwent switch from(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between laterality and perceived pain and cooperation during phacoemulsification under combined topical and intracameral anesthesia. SETTING University ophthalmology clinic and eye hospital, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. DESIGN Cohort study. METHODS Seventy-eight patients with senile cataracts who had ocular surgery were(More)
PURPOSE The study was undertaken to investigate whether anterior segment findings are different in children with Down syndrome (DS) to normal children and to focus on its clinical significance. METHODS A cross-sectional case control study was conducted in a total of 38 children with DS and 42 healthy children. This is the first report in the literature(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the pain experience and the cooperation of patients during consecutive cataract surgery. METHODS In this prospective, randomized study, 60 consecutive adult patients with bilateral senile cataracts were recruited. All operations were performed with clear corneal phacoemulsification (phaco) technique under(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to compare lens capsule-related problems in mature versus non-mature senile cataracts in patients undergoing phacoemulsification surgery. METHODS A total of 295 patients with senile cataract were divided into two groups according to lens maturation: 105 patients with mature senile cataract comprised Group 1 (study group) and the(More)
Pterygium is an abnormal fibrovascular tissue extending on the cornea which is a degenerative and hyperplastic disorder. A stromal overgrowth of fibroblast and blood vessels is accompanied by an inflammatory cell infiltrate and abnormal extracellular matrix accumulation. The surgical excision is the main treatment method of pterygium, but recurrence is the(More)
The aim of this study is to report ophthalmic findings of acute mercury poisoning in 48 adults referred to emergency department. Full ophthalmologic examination including the best corrected visual acuity, external eye examination, reaction to light, a slit-lamp examination, funduscopy, intraocular pressure measurements, and visual field (VF) and color(More)
A 72-year-old man was admitted to our clinic because of pain in the right eye. Corneal oedema, peripheral anterior synechiae formation and intraocular lens were determined in the right eye. The left eye was normal except for nuclear sclerosis. Intraocular pressure was 35 mm Hg in the right eye and 14 mm Hg in the left eye. The patient was diagnosed as(More)