EYE SURGERY WATCHED LIVE BY 800 LOCAL AND FOREIGN DOCTORS

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WATCHED LIVE BY 800 LOCAL AND FOREIGN DOCTORS LIVE

Turkey iHealth 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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