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Prof. Dr. Peykan Turkcuoglu


Educational Background
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University Department of Ophthalmology, İnönü University Faculty of Medicine

Area of Expertise
Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Lazy Eye, Eye Traumas, Laser Surgery, Strabismus, Medical Retina, Uveitis, Vitroretinal Surgery


1 – Turkish Ophthalmology Association (TOD)
2 – Turkish Medical Association


1 – TOD Proficiency Certificate
2 – International Council Of Ophthalmology the clinical science assessments in ophthalmology
3 – International Council Of Ophthalmology the basic science assessments in ophthalmology
4 Consilium European Ophthalmology Diploma in Ophthalmologia
5 – Biruni University Training of the Trainer
5 – Biruni University Training of the Trainer
6 – Interuniversity Board Associate Professorship Certificate


A. Articles published in international peer-reviewed journals
1 – Tatlıpınar, S., S. Kadayıfcılar, B. Eldem and P. Türkçüoğlu, “Prevalence of Photopsias and Charles Bonnet Syndrome: evaluation of eighty cases with low vision,” Neuro-Ophthalmology, 25, 193-197 (2001).
2 – Kıratlı, H., and P. Türkçüoğlu, “Rapid Development of Visual Field Defects Associated with Vigabatrin Therapy,” Eye, 15, 672-674 (2001).< br />3 – Kıratlı, H., P. Türkçüoğlu and S. Bilgic, “Gyrate Atrophy Associated with Astrocytic Hamartoma of the Optic Disc,” Retina, 24, 976-977 (2004).
4 – Kıratlı, H., and P. Türkçüoğlu, “Scleral Cyst Formation Following Extracapsular Cataract Extraction,” Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging, 36, 67-69 (2005).
5 – Türkçüoğlu, P. and S. Aydoğan, “Intracranial Foreign Body in a Globe-perforating Injury,” Can J Ophthalmol, 41, 504-505 (2006).
6 – Demir, T., A. Gödekmerdan, M. Balbaba, P. Türkçüoğlu, F. İlhan and N . Demir, “The Effect of Infliximab, Cyclosporine A and Recombinant IL-10 on Vitreous Cytokine Levels in Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis,” Indian J Ophthalmol, 54, 241-245 (2006).
7 – Turgut, B., P. Türkçüoğlu, M. Güler, N. Akyol, Ü. Çeliker and T. Demir, “Anosmia as an Adverse Effect of Dorzolamide,” Acta Ophthalmol Scand, 85, 228-229 (2007).
8 – Türkçüoğlu, P., A. Isık, N. Deniz, B. Turgut and EK Kan, “Central Retinal Artery Occlusion in an ANCA Negative Churg-Strauss Syndrome Patient,” Int Ophthalmol, 27, 369-371 (2007).
9 – Aydogan, S., P. Türkçüoğlu, Ü. Çeliker and F. İlhan, “Effect of Thalidomide on Endostatin Levels in Retinal Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury,” Ophthalmologica, 221, 418-420 (2007).
10 – Aydemir, O., P. Türkçüoğlu, Y. Bulut and A. Kalkan, “The Relationship of Graft Survival and Herpes Simplex Virus Latency in Recipient Corneal Buttons,” Clinical Ophthalmology, 1, 127-131 (2007).
11 – Tokdemir, M., P. Türkçüoğlu, H Kafadar and A. Türkoğlu, “Sudden Death Following Periorbital Pellet Injury,” Brain Injury, 21, 997-999 (2007).
12 – Türkçüoğlu, I., P. Türkçüoğlu, J. Kurt and H. Yıldırım , “Presumed Nasolacrimal Endometriosis,” Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, 24, 47-48 (2008).
13 – İlhan, F., T. Demir, P. Türkçüoğlu, B. Turgut, N. Demir and A. Gödekmerdan, “Th1 Polarization of the Immune Response in Uveitis in Behçet's Disease,” Canadian Journal of Ophthalmol, 43, 105-108 (2008).
14 – Aydoğan, S., Ü. Çeliker, P. Türkçüoğlu, N. İlhan and N. Akpolat, “The Effect of Thalidomide on Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Levels in Retinal Ischemia/reperfusion Injury,” Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 246, 363-368 (2008).
15 – Türkçüoğlu, P., N. Deniz, M. Koç, J. Kurt and Ü. Çeliker, “The Effect of Photodynamic Therapy on Retrobulbar Blood Flow Parameters,” Clin Experiment Ophthalmol, 36, 39-42 (2008).
Turgut, B., P. Türkçüoğlu, N. Deniz and O. Çatak, “ Annular and Central Heavy Pigment Deposition on the Posterior Lens Capsule in the Pigment Dispersion Syndrome,” Int Ophthalmol, 28, 441-445 (2008).
B . Aydemir, O., P. Türkçüoğlu, M. Güler, Ü. Çeliker, B. Üstündağ, T. Yılmaz and K. Metin, “Plasma and Vitreous Homocysteine Concentrations in Patients with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy,” Retina, 28, 741-743 (2008).
Türkçüoğlu, P., O. Aydemir, C. Öztürkmen and H. Yıldırım, “Pontine Gaze Deviation and Face Turn Relieved by Eye Muscle Surgery,” Journal of Neuroophthalmology 28, 104-106 (2008).
1 – Türkçüoğlu, P. and B. Turgut , “OCT in Detection of Intraocular Foreign Body,” Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica 87, 582-3 (2009).
2 – Türkçüoğlu, P., N. İlhan, J. Kurt, O. Aydemir and Ü. Çeliker, “The Protective Role of Visudyne Eyeglass® on VEGF Synthesis Following Photodynamic Therapy with Verteporfin,” Acta Ophthalmol Scand, 87, 871-4 (2009).
3 – Emre, S., B. Otlu, P. Türkçüoğlu, S. Doğanay, R. Durmaz, “Investigation of Human Papillomavirus and Epstein-Barr virus DNA's in pterygium tissue,” European Journal of Ophthalmology, 19, 175-179 (2009).
4 – Turgut, Türkçüoğlu, P., S. Serdar Koca and O. Aydemir, “Detection of the regression on hydroxychloroquine retinopathy in optical coherence tomography,” Clin Rheumatol, 28, 607-9 (2009).
5 – I. Türkçüoğlu, Türkçüoğlu, P., AB Karabulut and A. Taşar, “Vitreous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor During Gestation,” Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 281, 417-21 (2010).
6 – Türkçüoğlu, P., E. Kekili, C. Düz and İ. Taşbent, “Diagnosis of Anomalous Lacrimal Ductule with the aid of Salivary Gland Scintigraphy,” Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, 25, 487-489 (2009).
7 – B. Turgut, O. Aydemir, M. Kaya, Türkçüoğlu P, T. Demir and U. Celiker, “Spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with lamellar ichthyosis and dry eye,” Clin Ophthalmol, 3, 611-613 (2009).
8 – Wang J, Ibrahim M, Turkcuoglu P, Hatef E, Khwaja A, Channa R, Do DV, Nguyen QD, “Intercellular Adhesion Molecule Inhibitors as Potential Therapy for Refractory Uveitic Macular Edema,” Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Oct;18(5):395-8. doi: 10.3109/09273948.2010.483317.
9 – E. Hatef, J. Wang, M. Ibrahim, Turkcuoglu P, A. Khwaja, R. Channa, EP Suan, C. DiBernado, YJ Sepah, DV Do, QD Nguyen, “Nodular Sclerochoroidopathy Simulating Choroidal Malignancy,” Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. 2010 Aug 30;41 Online:e1-5. doi: 10.3928/15428877-20100830-06.
10 – Türkçüoğlu, P., N. İlhan, O. Aydemir, C. Öztürkmen, J. Kurt and Ü. Çeliker, “Retinal Nitric Oxide and Malonyldialdehyde Levels Following Photodynamic Therapy,” Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2011 Jan-Feb;59(1):5-8.
11 – Hatef E, Turkcuoglu P, Ibrahim M, Sepah Y , Shulman M, Heo J, Lee JH, Channa R, Khwaja A, Rentiya Z, Shah SM, Do DV, Nguyen QD. Importance of proper diagnosis for management: multifocal choroiditis mimicking ocular histoplasmosis syndrome. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2011 Jun;1(2):55-63. doi: 10.1007/s12348-010-0016-4. Epub 2011 Mar 16.
12 – Turkcuoglu P, Chang PY, Rentiya ZS, Channa R, Ibrahim M, Hatef E, Sophie R, Sadaka A, Wang J, Sepah YJ, Do DV, Foster CS, Nguyen QD. Mycophenolate mofetil and fundus autofluorescence in the management of recurrent punctate inner choroidopathy. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2011 Aug;19(4):286-92. doi: 10.3109/09273948.2011.580072.
13 – Ersoy Y, Otlu B, Türkçüoğlu P, Yetkin F, Aker S, Kuzucu C. Outbreak of adenovirus serotype 8 conjunctivitis in preterm infants in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Hosp Infect. 2012 Feb;80(2):144-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.11.007. Epub 2011 Dec 10.
14 – Channa R, Ibrahim M, Sepah Y, Turkcuoglu P, Lee JH, Khwaja A, Hatef E, Bittencourt M, Heo J, Do DV, Nguyen QD. Characterization of macular lesions in punctate inner choroidopathy with spectral domain optical coherence tomography. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2012 Sep;2(3):113-20. doi: 10.1007/s12348-011-0054-6. Epub 2012 Jan 1.
15 – Sekeroğlu HT, Türkçüoğlu P, Sanaç AŞ, Sener EC. Sequential presentation of bilateral Brown syndrome. JAAPOS. 2012 Apr;16(2):210-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2011.12.148.
16 – Yılmaz T, Güler M, Turkcuoglu P, Artas H, Ulku G, Arslanhan O, Yiğit M. The effect of anisometropic amblyopia on retrobulbar blood flow parameters. Anisometropic amblyopia and retrobulbar blood flow. Int Ophthalmol. 2012 Aug;32(4):357-60. doi: 10.1007/s10792-012-9572-y. Epub 2012 May 3.
17 – Hatef E, Khwaja A, Rentiya Z, Ibrahim M, Shulman M, Turkcuoglu P, Sepah Y, Wang J, Channa R, Bittencourt M, Akhtar A, Heo J, Do DV, Nguyen QD. Comparison of time domain and spectral domain optical coherence tomography in measurement of macular thickness in macular edema secondary to diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion. J Ophthalmol. 2012;2012:354783. doi: 10.1155/2012/354783. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
18 – Guler M, Turkcuoglu P, Yilmaz T, Yoldas TK, Channa R. Comparison of Visual Field Parameters in Early and Advanced Stages of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Without a History of Optic Neuritis. NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY, 2013 Volume: 37:58-62.
19 – Türkçüoğlu, P., Arat Y, Kan E, Kan Elif, Chaudhry I, Koca S, Celiker U, Ilhan N. Association of Disease Activity with Serum and Tear Il-2


1 – TOD 33rd Winter Symposium, 19-22 January, 2012, Antalya, Retinal Vascular Diseases and Complications, speaker, “Behçet's Disease”
2 – TOD 10th March Symposium, 8-10 March 2013, Erzurum, Current Approaches in Ophthalmology, speaker, “Retinal vein occlusions”
3 – TOD 47th National Congress, 6-10 November 2013, Antalya, speaker, “Controversial Cases in Vitreoretinal Surgery”
4 – TOD 35. Winter Symposium, 24-26 January 2014, Antalya, Diabetes and Eye, speaker “Epidemiology of eye diseases in diabetes”
5 – Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Moda/ Kadıköy (Prof. Dr. Murat Karaçorlu “Retinal Rigidity in Pachychoroid Spectrum Retinal Detachment and Treatment 27 November 2017
6 – Foundation Stones in Glaucoma (Prof. Dr. Nevbahar Tamçelik) Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel 16 January 2018
7 – Developments and Interesting Cases in Cornea Refractive Surgery (Prof. Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu – Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Moda) 7 February 2018
8 – Optical Design of Multifocal-Trifocal Lenses and Their Reflections on the Clinic (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zeki Tunç – Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel) 21 March 2018
9 – Posterior Segment Injuries in Ocular Trauma Cases and Approach to the Blind Eye After Trauma (Prof. Dr. Peykan Türkçüoğlu – Double Tree By Hilton Moda Hotel) 4 May 2018< br />10 – Functional Medicine with Questions (Dr. Mustafa Atasoy – Wyndham Grand İstanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 18 September 2018
11 – Tube Implantation in Glaucoma, Difficult Cases and Solutions (Prof. Dr. Ilgaz Yalvaç – Wyndham Grand İstanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 19 March 2019
12 – Vitreoretinal Interface Pathologies and Surgery (Prof. Dr. Peykan Türkçüoğlu- Wyndham Grand İstanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 11 April 2019
13 – Keratoplasty and Artificial Cornea in Difficult Cases (Prof. Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel) 28 May 2019
14 – TOD 6th Live Surgery Symposium 9-12 June 2022

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