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Assoc. Dr. Remzi Karadağ


Educational Background
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Research Fellow, Wills Eye Hospital Cornea Department, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Area of Expertise
Cataract Surgery, Cornea and Ocular Surface Diseases and Corneal Transplantation, Glaucoma, Oculoplastic Surgery, Laser treatments


1 – Turkish Ophthalmology Association
2 – TOD Cataract and Rectactive Surgery Unit (KRCB) Active Membership
3 – Turkish Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma Unit Active Membership
4 – TOD Cornea and Ocular Surface Unit Active Membership
5 – Member of American Society of Cataract Refractive Surgery
6 – Member of European Society of Cataract Refractive Surgery
7 – Turkish Medical Association
8 – Istanbul Medical Chamber


1 – Patent number: a 2015/05750, Remzi Karadağ, SECTION A – HUMAN NECESSITIES, National, A61F 2/16, Anchor wing haptic tip apparatus for intraocular lenses.
2 – Patent number: TR 2015 03994 B, Remzi Karadağ, SECTION A – HUMAN NECESSITIES, National, A61F 2/16, Intraocular Lens Containing Anchor Winged Haptics.
1 – Karadag R, Bayramlar H, Azari AA, Rapuano CJ. Trocar-Assisted, Sutureless, Scleral-Fixed Intraocular Lens Implantation Combined with Penetrating Keratoplasty. cornea 2016 Sep;35(9):1261-5. doi:10.1097/ICO.0000000000000944.


2 – Karadag R, Celik HU, Bayramlar H, Rapuano CJ. Sutureless Intrascleral Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation. J Refract Surg. 2016 Aug 1;32(9):586-97. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20160601-03.

3 – Totan Y, Karadag R. Trocar-assisted sutureless intrascleral posterior chamber foldable intra-ocular lens fixation. Eye (Lond). 2012 Jun;26(6):788-91. doi: 10.1038/eye.2012.19.


4 – Totan Y, Karadag R. Two techniques for sutureless intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation. J Refract Surg. 2013 Feb;29(2):90-4. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20130117-02.

5 – Totan Y, Karadag R. New approach: removal of silicone oil and trocar assisted sutureless scleral fixed intraocular lens implantation at the same session. Int J Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug 18;7(4):734-6. doi: 10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2014.04.28.

6 – Karadag R, Gunes B, Demiorok A. Trocar-assisted intrascleral sutureless fixation of a dislocated three-piece sulcus intraocular lens. Arq Bras Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov-Dec;80(6):393-395. doi: 10.5935/0004-2749.20170096.

7 – Karadag R, Kilic G, Ardagil A, Demirok A. Trocar-assisted, flanged sutureless scleral-fixated intraocular lens implantation combined with silicone oil injection after penetrating keratoplasty surgery. GMS Ophthalmol Cases. 2020 Feb 14;10:Doc03. doi: 10.3205/oc000130.

8 – Karadag R, Aykut V, Esen F, Oguz H, Demirok A. Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty in aphakic and vitrectomized eye. GMS Ophthalmol Cases. 2020 Feb 14;10:Doc02. doi: 10.3205/oc000129.


9 – Karadag R, Sari U, Gunes B. Intra-scleral fixation of the iris hooks for trans-scleral capsular bag fixation in patient with zonular dialysis. Int Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug;38(4):1765-1768. doi: 10.1007/s10792-017-0623-2.

10 – Karadag R, Gunes B, Aykut V, Oguz H, Demirok A. Scleral suture fixation technique for dislocated plate haptic toric IOL. Int Ophthalmol. 2018 Oct;38(5):2183-2186. doi: 10.1007/s10792-017-0680-6.


1 – Editorial Board Member of Journal of Ocular Diseases and Therapeutics
2 – Editorial Board Member of Journal of Ophthalmic Research
3 – Editorial Board Member of Clinical Research and Ophthalmology
4 – Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Ophthalmology & Eye Science
5 – Expert Board Member of International Journal of Ophthalmology
6 – Advisory Board Member of Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Ophthalmology
7 – Advisory Board Member of Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Case Reports
8 – Advisory Board Member of Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Sciences
9 – International Advisory Board Member of Medeniyet Medical Journal
/>10 – Editorial Board Member of Eye and Glaucoma Research
11 – Editorial Board Member of Journal of Ophthalmological Science
12 – Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
13 – Honorable Editor of JOJ Ophthalmology
14 – Associate Editor of Open Access Journal of Ophthalmology (OAJO)
15 – Editorial board member of International Journal of Ophthalmic Research
16 – Advisory Board Member of Acta Scientific Ophthalmology< br />17 – Edditorial board member of Ophthalmology Research and Reports


A) Articles Published in International Journals
1. Sengün A, Karadağ R, Karakurt A, Saricaoğlu MS, Abdik O, Hasiripi H. Causes of uveitis in a referral hospital in Ankara, Turkey. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2005 Feb;13(1):45-50.
2. Erdurmus M, Keskin UC, Karadag R, Yagci R. Response to laser peripheral iridotomy and visual recovery in pigmentary glaucoma. J Glaucoma. 2006 Feb;15(1):75.
3. Karakurt A, Abdik O, Sengün A, Karadağ R, Saricaoğlu S, Sarikatipoğlu HY, Hasiripi H. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Endophthalmitis after cataract extraction. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2006 Feb;14(1):41-6.
4. Erdurmus M, Aydin B, Yagci R, Karadag R, Keskin U. IOP variation. Ophthalmology. 2006 Jul;113(7):1253-4; author reply 1254.
5. Yağci R, Aydin B, Erdurmuş M, Karadağ R, Gürel A, Durmuş M, Yiğitoğlu R. Use of melatonin to prevent selenite-induced cataract formation in rat eyes. Curr Eye Pic. 2006 Oct;31(10):845-50.
6. Karadag R, Erdurmus M, Yagci R, Keskin UC, Hepsen IF, Durmus M. Central corneal thickness in individuals with intellectual disabilities. cornea 2007 May;26(4):421-2.
7. Erdurmus M, Yagci R, Karadag R, Durmus M. A comparison of photorefraction and retinoscopy in children. JAAPOS. 2007 Dec;11(6):606-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2007.04.006.
8. Erdurmus M, Yagci R, Yilmaz B, Hepsen IF, Turkmen C, Aydin B, Karadag R. Inhibitory effects of topical thymoquinone on corneal neovascularization. cornea 2007 Jul;26(6):715-9. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e31804f5a45.
9. Karadag R, Yagci R, Erdurmus M, Keskin UC, Aydin B, Durmus M. Ocular findings in individuals with intellectual disability. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007 Oct;42(5):703-6. doi: 10.3129/i07-126.
10. Erdogan S, Hasiripi H, Karadag R. Glaucoma and subconjunctival crystalline lens following cow horn trauma: a rare case. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007 Oct;42(5):762-3. doi: 10.3129/i07-134.
11. Erdurmus M, Yagci R, Karadag R, Durmus M. A comparison of photorefraction and retinoscopy in children – Reply. J AAPOS,2008;12:104-105.
12. Recep OF, Karadag R, Hasiripi H. Trapezoid-quadrilateral technique of frontalis suspension with synthetic material. Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2008 Apr;13(2):127-30.
13. Cagil, N., B. Aydin, R. Karadag, FT Yulek, “Retreatments for residual refractive errors after uncomplicated LASIK,” Expert Rev Ophthalmol, 3, 437-448 (2008).
14. Akin A, Sen A, Karadag R, Koseoglu E. The Effect of Short Term Hypobaric Hypoxic Exposure on Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness. AVIATION SPACE AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 2008;79 (3): 204
15. Karadag R, Yagci R, Aydin B, Kanbay M, Erdurmus M, Keskin UC, Akcay A, Durmus M. Effects of erythropoietin treatment and hemodialysis on the serum endothelin level and intraocular pressure of hemodialysis patients. Int Ophthalmol. 2009 Oct;29(5):385-8. doi: 10.1007/s10792-008-9253-z.
16. Karadag R, Sen A, Golemez H, Basmak H, Yildirim N, Karadurmus N, Koseoglu E, Akin A. The effect of short-term hypobaric hypoxic exposure on intraocular pressure. Curr Eye Pic. 2008 Oct;33(10):864-7. doi: 10.1080/02713680802416696.
17. Durmus M, Karadag R, Erdurmus M, Totan Y, Feyzi Hepsen I. Assessment of cup-to-disc ratio with slit-lamp funduscopy, Heidelberg Retina Tomography II, and stereoscopic photos. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2009 Jan-Feb;19(1):55-60. doi: 10.1177/112067210901900108.
18. Yağci R, Gürel A, Ersöz I, Karadağ R, Hepşen IF, Duman S. The activities of paraoxonase, xanthine oxidase, adenosine deaminase and the level of nitrite in pseudoexfoliation syndrome. Ophthalmic Res. 2009;42(3):155-9. doi: 10.1159/000229306.
19. Karadag R, Sen A, Golemez H, Basmak H, Yildirim N, Akin A. Age-related differences in central corneal thickness alterations caused by short-term hypobaric hypoxia. cornea 2009 Feb;28(2):136-9. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e318183a3aa.
20. Aydin B, Yagci R, Yilmaz FM, Erdurmus M, Karadağ R, Keskin U, Durmus M, Yigitoglu R. Prevention of selenite-induced cataractogenesis by N-acetylcysteine in rats. Curr Eye Pic. 2009 Mar;34(3):196-201. doi: 10.1080/02713680802676885.
21. Tekin O, Çukur S, Karadag R, Tunca A, Göktaş O, Özkara A, Işık B, Cebeci S, Yiğitoğlu MR. Cognitive Impairment Among Type-2 Diabetic Subjects and Relationship with Long-Term Complications. Turk J Med Sci, 2009;39:661-669.
22. Uzar E, Karadag R, Cakir B, Ersoy A, Burakgazi AZ, Ilhan A. A patient with progressive headache and partial optic chiasm involvement. Rev Neurol Dis. 2010;7(4):152-3; discussion 160-4.
23. Karadag R, Sen A, Yildirim N, Basmak H, Golemez H, Cakir E, Akin A. The relationship between intraocular pressure change and plasma natriuretic peptide under simulated hypobaric conditions. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 May-Jun;58(3):195-8. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.62642.
24. Karadag, R, Koca C, Totan Y, Yağcı R, Aydın M, Karadağ AS, Akbay G, M. Ekşioğlu, R. Yiğitoğlu. Comparison of serum levels of IL-6, IL-8, TNF-α, C reactive protein and heat shock protein 70 in patients with active or inactive Behçet's disease. Turk J Med Sci. 2010;40;57-62.
25. Karadag R, Keskin UC, Koktener A, Selcoki Y, Hepsen IF, Kanbay M. Ocular pulse amplitude and retrobulbar blood flow change in dipper and non-dipper individuals. Eye (Lond). 2011 Jun;25(6):762-6. doi: 10.1038/eye.2011.50.
26. Keskin U, Totan Y, Karadağ R, Erdurmuş M, Aydın B. Inhibitory effects of SU5416, a selective vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, on experimental corneal neovascularization. Ophthalmic Res. 2012;47(1):13-8. doi: 10.1159/000324994.
27. Karadag R, Bayraktar N, Kirbas I, Durmus M. Unilateral, indirect spontaneous caroticocavernous fistula with bilateral abduction palsy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jul-Aug;59(4):336-7. doi: 10.4103/0301-4738.82019.
28. Erdurmuş M, Yağcı R, Atış Ö, Karadağ R, Akbaş A, Hepşen IF. Antioxidant status and oxidative stress in primary open angle glaucoma and pseudoexfoliative glaucoma. Curr Eye Pic. 2011 Aug;36(8):713-8. doi: 10.3109/02713683.2011.584370.
29. Bilgili SG, Karadag AS, Karadag R, Akdeniz N, Bulut G, Calka O. Incontinentia pigmenti with ocular involvement: two cases. Genet Couns. 2012;23(1):57-63.
30. Yakut ZI, Karadag R, Akcay A, Bavbek N, Akay H, Koktener A. Effect of dialysis type on orbital vascular flow in patients with end-stage renal disease. Rhine Fail. 2012;34(6):691-6. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2012.681532.
31. Karadag R, Arslanyilmaz Z, Aydin B, Hepsen IF. Effects of body mass index on intraocular pressure and ocular pulse amplitude. Int J Ophthalmol. 2012;5(5):605-8. doi: 10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2012.05.12.
32. Bilgili SG, Karadag AS, Karadag R, Cecen I, Calka O. A case of Spider bite localized to the eyelid. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2013 Mar;32(1):83-5. doi: 10.3109/15569527.2012.656294.
33. Totan Y, Karadag R. Trocar-assisted sutureless intrascleral posterior chamber foldable intra-ocular lens fixation. Eye (Lond). 2012 Jun;26(6):788-91. doi: 10.1038/eye.2012.19.
34. Bilgili SG, Karadag AS, Karadag R, Bulut G, Calka O. Fixed drug eruption induced by topical olopatadine ophthalmic solution. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2012 Dec;31(12):1292-4. doi: 10.1177/0960327112440112.
35. Karadag R, Aydin B. Management of the dropped nuclear fragments. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013 Jan;97(1):2-4. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-301799.
36. Evliyaoglu F, Karadag R, Burakgazi AZ. Ocular neuropathy in peripheral neuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Nov;46(5):681-6. doi: 10.1002/mus.23414.
37. Karadag AS, Calka O, Bilgili SG, Karadag R, Bulut G. GAPO syndrome associated with pyoderma vegetans: an unreported co-existence. Genet Couns. 2013;24(2):133-9.
38. Isik D, Tekin H, Karadag R, Bilgili SG, Atik B. Effect of brow lifting using botulinum a toxin on upper eyelid height in patients with ptosis undergoing the frontal sling technique. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Feb;70(2):175-9. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e31823b680a.
39. Karadag R, Esmer O, Totan Y. Re: A novel approach for posterior chamber intraocular lens placement or rescue via a sutureless scleral fixation technique.
Retina. 2013 Feb;33(2):456. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0b013


1 – KARADAĞ REMZİ, ÇAKICI ÖZGÜR. Acne and Rosacea Diagnosis and Treatment, Ocular Rosacea. Chapter 7, pages 370-386, Galenos Publishing House, Istanbul, 01.10.2018
2 – KARADAĞ REMZİ, ESEN FEHİM. Retinoids in Dermatology, Ophthalmologic side effects. Chapter 12, pages 67-71, 2019, Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN 9781138314771 Published November 13, 2019 by CRC Press


1 – 13th Afro-Asian Congress of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, 2006.
2 – ISRS/AAO Meeting International Refractive Surgery: Art and Science, 79, Istanbul, 2006.
3 – 25th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, 279, Stockholm, 2007.
4 – 2th Society for Ophthalmo-Immunoinfectiology in Europe, 60, Cappadocia, 2008.
5 – SOE (European Society of Ophthalmology) The 19th Congress in Copenhagen in June 2013
6 – 32. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons CONGRESS, London, UK, 12-17 September 2014
7 – 19. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Spring meeting, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, 20-22 February 2015,
8 – ASCRS New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 2016 May 6-10
9 – 34. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, CONGRESS, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10-14 September 2016, pp.1-2
10 – MEACO (Middle East Africa Ophthalmology Congress) 2016, Manama, BAHRAIN, 4-8 May 2016
11 – TOD 34th National Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, TURKEY
12 – TOD 35th National Ophthalmology Congress, IZMIR, TURKEY, 23-26 September 2001
13 – TOD 36th National Ophthalmology Congress, ANKARA, TURKEY, 5-9 October 2002 , pp.158-159
14 – TOD 37th National Congress Istanbul, 2003
15 – TOD 39th National Ophthalmology Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 17-21 September 2005
16 – TOD 40 .National Ophthalmology Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 28 October 1 November 2006
17 – TOD 27th April Course, Ankara, 6-8 April 2007
18 – TOD 42nd National Ophthalmology Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 19-23 November 2008
19 – TOD 28th April Course, Ankara, 11-13 April 2008
20 – TOD 43rd National Ophthalmology Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 11-15 November 2009
21 – TOD April 29th Course, Ankara, 10-12 April 2009
22 – TOD 44th National Congress, 29 September-3 October 2010, Antalya, TURKEY
23 – TOD 32nd Winter Symposium Bursa 21 -23 January 2011, Eskişehir
24 – TOD 45th National Ophthalmology Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 5-9 October 2011
25 – TOD 31st April Course, Ankara, 1-3 April 2011
26 – TOD 46th NATIONAL CONGRESS, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 17-21 October 2012
27 – TOD 47th NATIONAL CONGRESS, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 6-10 November 2013
28 – BAL – 1: Preliminary Corneal Suturation Techniques in Segment Surgery Cataract and Refractive Surgery Unit TODEM, 22 April 2017
29 – TOD 26th Summer Symposium, İZMİR, TURKEY, 21-23/6/2013
30 – TOD 27th Summer Symposium, DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY, 13-15 June 2014
31 –
TOD National Congress, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 5-9 November 2014
32 – TOD 50th National Congress, 09 – 13 November 2016, Antalya,
33 – TOD 51st National Congress, 24 – 29 October 2017, Antalya
34 – TOD 52nd National Congress, 13 – 18 November 2018, Antalya
35 – TOD 53rd National Congress Congress, 16 – 10 November 2019, Antalya

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