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Prof. Dr. Tugrul Akin

EDUCATION

Educational Status
Ankara Atatürk High School, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Gülhane Military Medical Academy

Field of Expertise
Glaucoma , Cataract, Laser Treatments

PROFESSIONAL UNIONS OF WHICH HE IS A MEMBER

1 – Turkish Ophthalmology Association
2 – Turkish Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma Unit Active Member
3 – Turkish Medical Association

CERTIFICATES

1 – 12th EGS Congress, Czech Republic, 2016
2 – Gülhane Military Medical Faculty Micro Surgery
3 – 6th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee
4 – XIII. Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology, 2001
5 – XII. Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology, 1999
6 – European Society of Ophthalmology, 2015
7 – 13th EGS Congress, Italy

SEMINAR, PAPERS, BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

1 – The Effect of Capsulorhexis Size on Development of Posterior Capsule Opasification: Small (4.5 to 5.0 mm) versus Large (6.0 to 7.0 mm)”, European Journal of Ophthalmology, 13, 541-545 (2003).
2 – The Effects of Three-Piece or Single-Piece Acrylic Intraocular Lens Implantation on Posterior Capsule Opacification”, European Journal of Ophthalmology, 14, 375-380 (2004).
3 – Review of Sterile, Postoperative, Anterior Segment Inflammation Following Cataract Extraction and Intraocular Lens Implantation European Journal of Ophthalmology, 15, 224-227 (2005).
4 – Terror-Related Open-Globe Injuries: a 10-year Review, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 139 , 937-939 (2005).
5 – Aggravation of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy After Laser In Situ Keratomileusis, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 31, 868 (2005).
6 – The Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen for the Treatment of Experimental Uveitis Induced in Rabbits, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, 13, 383-388 (2005).
7 – The Association between Hypermetropia and Essential Hypertension, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 140, 446-453 (2005).
8 – Artificial Tears for Clearing Tear-Film Precipitation During Cataract Surgery, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 31, 2234 (2005).
9 – Increase in Central Corneal Thickness in Dry and Normal Eyes with Application of Artificial Tears: A New Diagnostic and Follow-Up Criterion for Dry Eye, Ophthalmic Physiological Optics, 25, 485-491 (2005).
10 – The Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Intraocular Pressure, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine , 33, 1-4 (2006).
11 – Ocular Trauma Score in Deadly Weapon-Related Open-Globe Injuries, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 141, 760-761 (2006).
12 – Artificial Tears for Clearing Tear-Film Precipitation During Cataract Surgery, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 32, 1245, author reply 1245 (2006).
13 – Hypermetropia is not Associated with Hypertension: The Blue Mountains Eye Study, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 142, 359-360, author reply 360-361 (2006).
14 – The Effects of Artificial Tear Application on Contrast Sensitivity in Dry and Normal Eyes, European Journal of Ophthalmology, 16, 785-790 ( 2006).
15 – Laser Suture Lysis or Releaseble Sutures after Trabeculectomy, Journal of Glaucoma, 16, 240-245 (2007).
16 – Management of Persistent Glaucoma Secondary to Depot Methylprednisolone, Ophthalmic Surgery & Lasers Imaging, 38, 399-401 (2007).
17 – Capsulorhexis in White Cataract Using a Green-Light Endoillumination Probe, Ophthalmic Surgery & Lasers Imaging, 38, 520-522 (2007).
18 – Intraocular Lens Tilt and Decentration after Phacoemulsification Surgery in Patients With and Without Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Journal of Refractive Surgery, 24, 865 (2008).
19 – Intracameral Perfluopropane (C3F8) Gas in the Repair of Extensive Descemet's Membrane Detachment During Phacoemulsification Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery & Lasers Imaging, 9, 1-3 (2010).
20 – Congenital Retinal Macrovessel: Atypical Presentation Using Optical Coherence Tomography, International Ophthalmology, 31, 55-58 (2011).
/>21 – Deadly Weapon-Related Open-Globe Injuries: Outcome Assessment by The Ocular Trauma Classification System, A Ten Year Review, 13th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 123, Istanbul, 2001.
22 – Traumatic and Postoperative Endophthalmitis: Comparison of Risk Factors for Development and Visual Prognosis, XIII. Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 293, Istanbul, 2001.
23 – Visual Prognosis After Deadly-Weapon Related Open-Globe Injuries Associated with Retinal Detachment, 6th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, Plovdiv, 2001 .
24 – A Clinical and Histopathologic Study of Periorbital Dermoid Cysts in 72 Patients”, 8th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, 137, Cluj Napoca, 2003.
25 – Orbital Trauma: What to Order, When ? 8th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, 452, Cluj Napoca, 2003.
26 – Orbital Volume Measurement of Enophthalmos Due to Orbital Blow Out Fractures, 8th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, 453, Cluj Napoca, 2003.
/>27 – Response of Ocular Blood Flow to Mild Hypercapnia Treatment in POAG, 4th International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), 99, Barcelona, 2003.
28 – Forceps Continuous Curvilinear Capsulorhexis (CCC); Is There a Simpler Alternative?, 14th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 110, Madrid, 2003.
29 – Topical Anesthetic Drops Don't Make a Difference in Pneumatic Tonometry Results Except Side Effects, 14th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 177, Madrid, 2003.
30 – Patients on Artificial Tears Might Be Prescribed Wrong Glasses or Contacts or Worse, Miscorrected With a Keratorefractive Procedure, 14th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 83, Madrid, 2003.
31 – Intraoperative Artificial Tear Irrigation of The Corneal Surface Proves Very Effective Against Persistent Tear Film Precipitates Hindering Anterior Segment Visualization, 14th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 217 , Madrid, 2003.
32 – What We Need for Capsulorhexis: High Anterior Chamber Pressure? or Only Maintain It for Manipulation?, 14th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), 62, Madrid, 2003.
33 – Binocularity Following Surgical Correction of Longstanding Strabismus in Adults, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, 2953,Fort Lauderdale, 2005.
34 – Does Scleral Rigidity Differ in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma?, 11th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, Athens, 2006.
35 – The Interrelation Between Visual Field and Heidelberg Retinal Tomography (HRT-II) Parameters in Patients with Low Tension Glaucoma, 6th International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Athens, 2007.
36 – Is There Any Correlation Between Scleral Rigidity and Central Corneal Thickness? A Comparative Study of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Patients and Normals, 6th International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Athens, 2007.
37 – Bilateral Herpetic Keratouveitis: A Case Report with Atypic Presentation, World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC), Berlin, 2010.
38 – High Hyperopia and Demyelinating Disease: Is There Any Association or Just a Coincidence?, 22nd Meeting of the European Neurological Society, Prague, 2012.
39 – Corneal Topography Change Due to Trabeculectomy Turkey Clinics Ophthalmology , 9, 200-204 (2000).
40 – Long-Term Results of the Use of 2% Dorzolamide in Glaucoma Cases with Maximal Medical Treatment, Turkey Clinics Ophthalmology, 9, 245-249 (2000).
41 – Staining the Capsule with Trypan Blue for Capsulorhexis in Cases with Mature Cataract, MN Oftalmology, 7, 206-207 (2000).
42 – The Effect of Graft and Recipient Bed Diameter Difference on Postoperative Refraction in Keratoconus Cases with Penetrating Keratoplasty, MN Ophthalmology, 8, 137 -139 (2001) , 33, 361-364 (2003).
The Effect of 45 – 5.5 mm 3-Piece Acrylic IOL Implantation on Posterior Capsule Opacities: Our 3-Year Randomized Prospective Study Results, Turkish Ophthalmology Journal, 33, 575-578 (2003).< Our Early and Late Refraction Results After 3-Piece and One-Piece Foldable Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implantation with 46 – 5.5 mm Optical Diameter, Turkish Ophthalmology Journal, 34, 103-107 (2004).
47 – Evaluation of Our Cases of Sterile Endophthalmitis Developing After Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation, Turkish Ophthalmology Newspaper, 34, 246-250 (2004).
48 – The Role of Topical Anesthesia in Noncontact Tonometric Measurements, Turkish Ophthalmology Newspaper, 34, 299- 302 (2004) MN Ophthalmology, 11, 356-357 (2004).
51 – Removal of Dense Tear Precipitates that Reduce Anterior Segment Vision in Phaco Surgery with Artificial Tear Preparations, Turkish Ophthalmology Newspaper, 35, 29-34 (2005).
52 – Effectiveness of Chemical Denervation with Botulinum Toxin-A in the Treatment of Hemifacial Spasm and Blepharospasm, Turkish Ophthalmology

BOOKS

1 – Eye Pharmacology, Goodman & Gilman Pharmacological Basis of Treatment, Issue 63, 1707-1737, Nobel Medicine Bookstore, Istanbul, 2009 (Ocular Pharmacology Section Translation of Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics)
2 – ''Interstitial Keratitis'' and ''Keratopathies Not Due to Infections'',Cornea Atlas, Chapter 13, 221-223 and Chapter 14, 224-233, Güneş Medicine Kitabevi, Ankara, 2014 (Cornea Atlas Third Edition, Interstitial Keratitis and Noninfectious Keratopathy sections translation).

PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

1 – Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Moda/ Kadıköy (Prof. Dr. Murat Karaçorlu “Retinal Rigidity and Treatment in Pachychoroid Spectrum Retinal Detachment 27 November 2017
2 – Foundation Stones in Glaucoma (Prof. Dr. Nevbahar Tamçelik) Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel 16 January 2018
3 – Developments and Interesting Cases in Corneal Refractive Surgery (Prof. Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu – Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Moda) 7 February 2018
4 – Optical Design of Multifocal-Trifocal Lenses and its reflection on the clinic (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zeki Tunç – Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel) 21 March 2018
5 – 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
6 – Functional Medicine with Questions (Dr. Mustafa Atasoy – Wyndham Grand İstanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 18 September 2018
7 – Tube Implantation in Glaucoma, Difficult Cases and Solutions (Prof. Dr. . Ilgaz Yalvaç – Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 19 March 2019
8 – Vitreoretinal Interface Pathologies and Surgery (Prof. Dr. Peykan Türkçüoğlu- Wyndham Grand İstanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel) 11 April 2019
9 – Keratoplasty and Artificial Cornea in Difficult Cases (Prof. Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu Wyndham Grand Kalamış Marina Hotel) 28 May 2019

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