Turkey Medicals member Antalya Hospital Eye Clinic Laser Treatment Unit has signed a first. A eye surgery performed for the first time in Turkey was watched live by 800 local and foreign doctors.

Turkey Hospital Eye Clinic Laser Treatment Unit has signed a first. A surgery performed for the first time in Turkey was watched live by 800 local and foreign doctors. American doctor Jack T. ‘Personalized treatment’ with ‘laser keratoma’ applied by Holladay to a patient with night vision problems was followed by physicians attending the International Congress of eye surgeons in Lütfi Kırdar, Istanbul. Other surgeons at Lütfi Kırdar Congress Hall had the opportunity to see it simultaneously via satellite.

With the latest technology…

Opr. Dr. gave information about the surgeries they performed and said: “the latest technological advances have been applied in these treatments. First, close glasses treatment for a patient with a close reading problem, Jack T. It was successfully implemented by Holladay. The second patient was a patient with myopastimate and night vision problems. Personalized treatment with laser keratoma, which was tried for the first time in Turkey, is again Jack T. Performed by Holladay. Later, in Turkey, in the last year, we successfully performed the method of attaching rings that we call intacs with an Intrase device applied to those with Keratocunus disease. Colombian Eye Surgeon Gustavo E. Tamayo performed inralase lasik on a patient with hypermetropastigmatism, and American George O Waring performed Lasik wavefront on a patient with myopastigmatism. Especially Intrase (knife-free laser), wavefront (personalized application), light touch CK (close vision treatment with light touch technique) and iris recognition system applied for the first time in Turkey attracted the attention of Surgeons,” he said.

20 thousand laser operations in Turkey

Eye Laser Center of Turkey Hospital is the first complete eye laser center that can simultaneously monitor medical and technological developments in the world, using early detection and modern treatment facilities in eye diseases and surgery. Since its opening, Polyclinic service is provided in 6 full-fledged examination units in the center where 20 thousand eyes have been operated. In the center, where more than 100 thousand eyes have been saved from glasses by excimer laser, doctors from universities, teaching hospitals and surrounding provinces can also benefit from the modern technological facilities of the clinic for their patients. The hospital also successfully performs corneal transplantation and vitrectomy operations for light-starved eyes. The team’s doctors participate in the annual National Ophthalmology symposia/congresses as trainers. In addition, “American Academy”, the arena of World ophthalmologists, also collects interest by entering the world literature with the communiques they present at their meetings.

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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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