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Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Choroidal Osteoma and Intravitreal Aflibercept Management: Report of Two Cases

Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Choroidal Osteoma and Intravitreal Aflibercept Management: Report of Two Cases SCIENTIFIC POSTER Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Choroidal Osteoma and Intravitreal Aflibercept Management Report of Two Cases by Ozgur Yucel, Muhammet Kazim Erol, Melih Akidan, Elcin Suren,Yusuf Akar, Turkey ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate of optical coherence tomography angiography findings and the effect...

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Retinal and Choroidal Vascular Changes in Macular Telangiectasia Type 2 on Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

Retinal and Choroidal Vascular Changes in Macular Telangiectasia Type 2 on Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate retinal and choroidal vascular changes in patients with macular telangiectesia type 2 by using spectral domain optical coherence tomography angiography (SD-OCTA). Materials & Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 38 eyes of of 19 consecutive patients with MacTel 2. All...

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Impact of Anatomical Configuration on Anatomical and Visual Outcomes in Patients with Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome

Cemil Apaydin, Yusuf Akar, Mustafa Unal, Koray Demir, Meryem Guler, Pinar Tavas (Antalya, Turkey) Advantages: The importance and effect of vitrectomy in patients with vitreomacular traction syndrome (VMTS). Methods: 31 eyes of 29 patients with macular edema due to VMT who underwent vitrectomy to relieve macular traction are reviewed retrospectively. The diagnosis of VMT was based on the findings of clinical examination and optical...

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Transconjunctival Sutureless Vitrectomy for the Treatment of Vitreoretinal Complications in Diabetic Patients

Yusuf Akar, K. Cemil Apaydin, Mustafa Unal, Erkan Coban, Koray Demir, Koray Ahat, Meryem Guler, Pinar Tavas (Antalya, Turkey) Advantages: 23 Gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy appears to be a feasible option in treating vitreoretinal complications in diabetic patients, with the potential benefit of reducing postoperative ocular irritation. Methods: Seventy four eyes of 76 consecutive patients with diabetes mellitus who...

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The Effect of Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide on Optic Nerve Head Topography

Yusuf Akar, Cemil Apaydin, Meryem Altin, Asli Oner Purpose: To assess the effects of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection on optic nerve head topography. Methods: The study population consisted of one eye of 23 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with clinically significant macular edema. None of the patients had proliferative diabetic retinopathy or a history of retinal laser photocoagulation. All eyes had received 4 mg of...

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Longitudinal Changes in Retinal Sensitivity upon Intravitreal Triamcinolone (IVT) Acetonide in Diabetic Patients with Macular Edema

K. C. Apaydin, Y. Akar, H. Ozer Purpose: To evaluate the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone injection on the retinal sensitivity during the course of diabetic macular edema. Methods: The study population consisted of one eye of 33 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with clinically significant macular edema. None of the patients had proliferative diabetic retinopathy or a history of retinal laser photocoagulation. All eyes had received...

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