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Subretinal Fluid Changes after Photodynamic Therapy in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Murat Karacorlu, MD, Serra Arf Karacorlu, MD, Hakan Ozdemir, MD, Fevzi Senturk, MD – Istanbul Retina Institute, Inc., Istanbul, Turkey Purpose: To evaluate the early subretinal fluid changes with optical coherence tomography after photodynamic therapy in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Methods: Photodynamic therapy was performed on 12 eyes of 12 patients who presented with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization due to...

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Regression of Serous Macular Detachment after Intravitreal Triamcinolone

Murat Karacorlu, Hakan Ozdemir, Serra Arf Karacorlu Purpose: To evaluate the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide on serous macular detachment in eyes with diabetic cystoid macular edema (CME). Methods: Twenty eyes of 20 patients with diabetic macular edema made up the study population. The eligibility criteria for this study included clinically detectable CME in which the presence of serous macular detachment was documented by...

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Does Using Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide During ILM Peeling Affect the Outcome of Macular Hole Surgery?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Does-Using-Intravitreal-Triamcinolone-Acetonide-During-ILM-Peeling-Affect-the-Outcome-of-Macular-Hole-Surgery.swf Murat Karacorlu, Hakan Ozdemir, Serra Arf Karacorlu Purpose: To evaluate functional and anatomical outcome of triamcinolone acetonide assisted internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in patients with macular hole. Methods: Fifteen eye of 15 consecutive patients were identified with stage...

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OCT in Active Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Pathologic Myopia

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/OCT-in-active-choroidal-neovascularization-secondary-to-pathologic-myopia.swf Murat Karacorlu, MD, Serra Arf Karacorlu, MD, Hakan Ozdemir, MD – Istanbul Retina Institute, Inc. Istanbul, Turkey Purpose: To evaluate the early optical coherence tomography (OCT) changes after photodynamic therapy (PDT) in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to pathologic...

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Temporal Radial Optic Neurotomy (RON) for Optic Disc Pit Associated with Macular Detachment

Murat Karacorlu, Hakan Ozdemir, Serra Arf Karacorlu, Fevzi Senturk Purpose: To determine the effectiveness of temporal radial optic neurotomy for optic disc pit associated with inner retinal layer separation and outer layer detachment. Case Report: We report on a 38-year old woman with optic disc pit associated with inner retinal layer separation and outer layer detachment. The patient underwent an uneventful pars plana vitrectomy with...

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Resolution of Foveal Pseudocyst after Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide

Murat Karacorlu, MD, Hakan Ozdemir, MD, Serra Arf Karacorlu, MD – Istanbul Retina Institute, Inc. Istanbul, Turkey Purpose: To report the effects of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide in a patient with an idiopathic macular hole. Methods: A 55-year-old woman who suffered from an idiopathic macular hole received an intravitreal injection of 4 mg of triamcinolone acetonide. Results: By the first month after intravitreal triamcinolone...

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Serous Macular Detachment in Diabetic Cystoid Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Serous-Macular-Detachment-in-Diabetic-Cystoid-Macular-Edema.swf Murat Karacorlu, MD, Hakan Ozdemir, MD, Serra Karacorlu, MD, Fevzi Senturk, MD – Istanbul Retina Institute, Istanbul, Turkey Purpose: To define serous macular detachment (SMD) in patients with diabetic cystoid macular edema (CME). Methods: This study involved 78 eyes of 58 patients with diabetic CME. The patients underwent complete...

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PVR and Radial Retinotomies: Analysis of Anatomic and Visual Results

Murat Karacorlu,MD*; Hakan Ozdemir,MD; Serra Karacorlu,MD Istanbul Retina Institute Istanbul, Turkey Purpose : To evaluate the anatomic and visual improvement rates of radial retinotomies for PVR Methods : Retrospective review of 15 consecutive eye undergoing vitrectomy with radial retinotomy. Results : The minimum follow-up time was 6 months. 11 eyes were completely attached and 4 were detached. Visual acuity improved in 53.3%, remained...

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Combined Pars Plana Vitrectomy, Lensectomy and Endocyclophotocoagulation in Diabetic Neovascular Glaucoma

Murat Karacorlu Istanbul Turkey To evaluate the efficacy of endocyclophotocoagulation during pars plana vitrectomy and lensectomy in patients with uncontrolled glaucoma secondary to the proliferative diabetic retinopathy. We compared preoperative and postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) and visual acuity in 6 eyes of 6 patients aged between 24 and 70 years who had 180 to 240 degree of ciliary body endophotocoagulation with pars plana...

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Aniridic Intraocular Lens Implantation in Vitrectomized Eyes with Traumatic Aniridia and Complicated Retinal Detachment

Murat Karacorlu Istanbul, Turkey To present long-term results of a black diaphragm aniridia intraocular lens (IOL) in eyes with severely traumatized eyes. An intact iris diaphragm is essential to accurate, satisfactory visual function because it decreases spherical and chromatic aberrations arising from the cristalline lens and increases depth of focus. Partial or complete aniridia may occur developmentally or after severe trauma. In this...

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