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Turkey Medicals member Prof. “a routine eye exam that will take you no more than five minutes that will not only protect your eye health, it can also save your life.”

Many diseases, from diabetes to hypertension, heart disease to brain tumor, cancer to thyroid disease, can be diagnosed through the eyes. A professor who noted that only specialists in eye diseases can determine the shape changes that the vessels in the eye undergo due to pressure Dr. “A routine eye examination that will take you no more than five minutes can not only protect your eye health, but also save your life,” is said.

“Eyes” are now also used for early diagnosis of cancer, the fearsome disease of our time. According to experts, many diseases can be diagnosed through the eyes, which allows early treatment.

Prof. Dr. “Most people go to the doctor only when their health problems become unbearable. However, many diseases, from diabetes to hypertension, heart diseases to brain tumors, migraine to thyroiditis, sinusitis to diseases that occur on the nerves, can be diagnosed with symptoms in the eyes. Being late in the diagnosis of these diseases can lead to the progression of the disease and various damage to the eyes, leading to a decrease in vision or even permanent loss of vision,” he said. Prof. Dr. “A routine eye examination that will take no more than five minutes will not only protect your eye health, but also save your life,” was said.


So, what other diseases are the harbinger of eyes? here’s what experts sum up: “the eye is the mirror of Health.”

Brain and eye tumors, which can be a harbinger of cancer, can be diagnosed by an ophthalmologist even when there are no symptoms, brain and eye tumors can cause disfigurement in the pupil, falls in the eyelid, sudden painful vision loss, pain in and around the eye. A brain tumor that can be a harbinger of cancer can be diagnosed by an ophthalmologist, even when the patient does not yet have any of these complaints. Early detection is vital in diseases that can be fatal.

Yellow color in the eyes can be a sign of liver disease or high cholesterol

In liver patients, the first symptoms also appear in the eye. A yellow ring and accumulations form in the transparent part of the outside of the eye, which only the ophthalmologist can understand. In fact, sometimes the yellow accumulations that form on the eyelids of people with high cholesterol are also visible from the outside. Yellow plates, even protrusions, may form on the upper and lower lid of the eye.

Swelling of your eyes in the morning may be a harbinger of hidden heart disease

The first sign of heart disease may be morning swelling in the eyes. In sleep, the head reaches the level of the heart, and edema accumulates most in the eyelids. In this type of disease, a person wakes up in the morning with swollen eyes. The swelling in the eyes decreases when the day breaks, but such complaints can be a harbinger of hidden heart disease in a person.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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