Mehmet Yakin

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PURPOSE To evaluate short-term to long-term outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implantation in the management of uveitic glaucoma (UG) secondary to Behçet disease (BD). PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective chart review of 47 eyes of 35 patients with UG secondary to BD who underwent AGV implantation was conducted. Success was defined as having an(More)
Purpose. To assess the different check sizes of pattern visual evoked potential (PVEP) in diabetic patients without retinopathy according to HbA1c levels and diabetes duration. Methods. Fifty-eight eligible patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and 26 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were included in the study. Only the right eye of each patient was(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to assess the consistency between patients' complaints and their eye diseases. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS RESULTS: The frequencies of at least one newly diagnosed visually important ocular disease were 25.9%, 27.0%, and 45.3% in groups 1, 2, and 3, respectively (p<0.001). The same frequencies were significantly higher(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implant for elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in pediatric patients with uveitis. DESIGN This was a retrospective chart review. PARTICIPANTS The study included 16 eyes (11 children) with uveitis. METHODS Success was defined as having IOP between 6 and(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate protective effect of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) in lacrimal glands against high-dose radioactive iodine (RAI)-associated oxidative damage. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty Wistar albino rats were randomly divided into three groups. Group 1 was the control group. Group 2 received 3 mCi/kg RAI via gastric gavage but no medication. Group 3 received(More)
Prolapse of the lacrimal gland is an unusual condition. An appearance of bilateral dermatochalasis was observed in the medical examination of a 30-year-old female patient with bilateral upper eyelid edema.The patient underwent bilateral blepharopylasty. During the surgery, it was noticed that in the temporal portions of the eyelids, there was a prolabed(More)
PurposeThere is little known about the long-term efficacy and safety of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implant and about the conditions affecting surgical success in uveitic glaucoma (UG).Patients and methodsThe charts of adult patients with UG who underwent AGV implantation from 2006 to 2015 were reviewed retrospectively.ResultsData of 46 eyes of 39 patients(More)
This study was aimed to assess the long-term results of phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in patients with anterior uveitis. Patients with complicated cataract secondary to anterior uveitis who underwent phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation were included in this study. Long-term(More)
To evaluate the outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) in the management of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) secondary to steroid use for macular edema in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). A total of nine eyes of five patients were evaluated retrospectively. Complete success was defined as IOP ≤ 21 mmHg without glaucoma medications, while(More)
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