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Turkey Medicals member and memorial hospital department of Eye Disease Specialist Assoc. who says that visual disorders negatively affect the quality of life and that it is possible to get rid of them with the application of an Excimer laser. Doctor, “Although the use of lenses is easy for some of us, some of us find it painful and troublesome. There are also those who can’t use their glasses because they sweat in the heat, because they make a vapor trail in the cold. At this point, it is necessary to take advantage of the applications that technology offers us. The important thing here is the correct assessment of the corneal structure, the scrupulous determination of the planned number and method,” he said.

Many people have visual impairment and are negatively affected by this condition, says the Ophthalmologist Assoc. Dr. pointed out that some people also have difficulty using lenses. In this context, it is possible to end the use of glasses and lenses with the application of ‘Excimer laser’ Assoc. Dr. “In these cases, it is inevitable to wear glasses or lenses to see clearly. Although the use of lenses is easy for some of us, some of us find it painful and troublesome. There are a lot of those who can’t use their glasses because they sweat in the heat, because they make traces of steam in the cold. Moreover, over the past two years, the use of glasses has become unbearable for many of us, along with the fact that mask use is part of our lives,” he said.


Associate, who gives information about how and to which age group the treatment is applied, what should be paid attention to. Dr. “Patients who have reached the age of 18 and whose eye number has not changed by more than half in the last 1 year can be performed if the thickness and curvature of the outermost layer of the eye, called the cornea, is suitable for this operation. myopia up to number 8 to 10, hyperopia up to number 5 and astigmatism up to number 6 can be treated with this method. The important thing here is the correct assessment of the corneal structure, the meticulous determination of the planned number and method,” he warned. Assoc. Dr. explained the treatment process as follows: “First, the patient’s eye number that needs to be corrected is determined. Visual levels without glasses and with glasses are checked. Then the eyelids and other parts of the eye are examined with a microscope. The thickness and curvature of the cornea are examined by making a topographic map of the cornea. After the examinations, defects that may impair the quality of vision are detected in the eye. The aim of Excimer laser is to reduce the visual defect by reshaping the cornea. The excimer laser is applied only to the cornea, the outermost transparent part of the eye. It does not damage the surrounding tissues. After the procedure is performed, the patient is placed on rest. The eyes are not bandaged, but protective contact lenses are worn. The patient rests his eyes in the rest room. Half an hour after the operation, an eye check is performed and the patient is discharged. Depending on which of the laser techniques is applied, after the procedure; from 2-3 hours to 1.2 days, there may be burning, burning in the eyes. After this period, the patient can return to his daily life.”


Associate doctor, “It is not recommended to apply to these patients if the person is pregnant or has an uncontrolled disease that will affect systemic wound healing, if there is severe dryness in the eye, or if there is another eye disease. In addition, it is not recommended for patients whose eye numbers have increased by more than half in 1 year who have not passed the age of 18,” he said.


Associate, who says that patients who come for examination before surgery should give up their lenses 1 week before. Dr. “For 5 days after the operation, water contact with the eye should be avoided and makeup should not be applied. It is recommended to use sunglasses to protect the eyes. they should refrain from going to the pool for 2 weeks. The eyes should not be rubbed and itchy. If the laser operation is performed on a properly selected patient with competent hands, up-to-date technological equipment, it is an extremely laughable application,” he said.


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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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