Nazife Sefi Yurdakul

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PURPOSE To evaluate the possible risk factors in patients with consecutive exotropia following esotropia surgery. METHODS Medical records of patients who had comitant esotropia surgery between June 1999 and April 2011 were reviewed. Those who developed consecutive exotropia composed the exotropia group; patients matched for age and duration of follow-up(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of surgical treatment performed in patients with double elevator palsy (DEP). METHODS Patients diagnosed with congenital DEP between April 2003 and March 2007 were included in the study. The cases with positive traction test had inferior rectus (IR) recession followed by full tendon width muscle transposition Knapp(More)
To evaluate main numerical parameters of anterior segment and the effects of eyelid skin changes on these parameters in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Thirty-four patients with SSc and 34 healthy individuals were enrolled. Besides full eye examination, anterior segment measurements including anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber volume,(More)
PURPOSE To determine the distribution of refractive errors and clinical characteristics of strabismus in patients with Down syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with Down syndrome attending the Izmir Association for Supporting Patients With Down Syndrome in Izmir, Turkey, were screened for strabismus and refractive errors. All patients underwent a(More)
Horner syndrome, manifested by ipsilateral miosis, upper lid ptosis, and sometimes facial anhidrosis, is caused by disruption of sympathetic innervation to the eye and face (1). Lack of pupil dilation after instillation of cocaine, an indirect sympathomimetic (2), has been traditionally used to support a clinical diagnosis of Horner syndrome (1). However,(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate posterior chamber lens implantation techniques and their results in patients in whom posterior capsular rupture and zonular dialysis arose during cataract operation. METHODS Forty-three cataractous eyes of 43 consecutive patients with complicated cataract operations such as posterior capsular rupture or zonular dialysis were accepted(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the clinical features and visual outcomes in patients with traumatic subconjunctival crystalline lens dislocation. SETTING Izmir Atatürk Education and Research Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Izmir, Turkey. METHODS The clinical records of 5 patients with subconjunctival crystalline lens dislocation secondary to blunt trauma(More)
BACKGROUND To report the effect of restoration of binocular functions in adult strabismus on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL). METHODS 61 adults undergoing strabismus surgery completed Adult Strabismus-20 (AS-20) and Amblyopia and Strabismus (A&SQ) HRQOL questionnaires preoperatively and postoperatively. Patients were grouped according to their(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE to evaluate the results of strabismus surgery in patients with chronic complete sixth nerve palsy. PATIENTS AND METHODS the patients with negative traction test underwent full tendon vertical rectus muscle transposition, whereas the patients with positive traction test had medial rectus recession and transposition surgery.(More)