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Ophthalmology

Eye diseases are structural abnormalities that can lead to limitations and various vision problems due to factors such as use or genetics. Any type of eye disease that occurs in the eyelids, cornea, tear ducts, lens or nerve tissue is called an eye disease.

At Letoon Special Hospital, the Department of Ophthalmology performs two main tasks: medical and surgical. On average, about 850 outpatient visits and nearly 100 surgical procedures are performed at our hospital each month. In addition, outpatient laser procedures are also performed. All of these procedures are carried out with renewed devices and software that progress in parallel with the progress.

The following devices are used in the outpatient clinics and diagnostic area at Özel Letoon Hospital.

  • Comprehensive examination unit
  • 5x magnification biomicroscope
  • Phoropter
  • Chart projector
  • Autorefractokeratometer
  • Pneumotonometer
  • Goldmann applanation tonometer
  • Pachymetry and anterior segment imaging
  • Direct and indirect ophthalmoscope
  • Digital lensmeter/focimeter
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Scanning laser ophthalmoscope
  • Optic nerve analyzer
  • Digital fundus fluorescein angiography
  • Computerized visual field (30-2, 24-2, 10-2, Color macula test)
  • Optical biometry/A-scan ultrasound and B-mode ultrasound
  • Pentacam corneal topography
  • Argon laser device
  • YAG laser capsulotomy, iridotomy, and selective trabeculoplasty
    device
  • Contact lens unit
  • Low Vision Aid Kit (prisms, Keplers, and other lenses)

In the eye clinic, the following services are provided with these devices.

  • Accurate refractive examination and prescription of glasses with automated refraction system
  • Diagnosis and treatment of infectious, inflammatory, and other diseases of the eye and its adnexa
  • Subjective refractive examination and visual acuity testing
  • Intraocular pressure measurement, glaucoma screening and treatment
  • Retinal examination, medical retina follow-up and treatment.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of macular diseases, acquired and genetic diseases of the retina
  • Crystal lens examination, cataract diagnosis and treatment, refractive surgery with premium lens replacement
  • Characteristics of astigmatism (with intraocular lens replacement)
  • Examination and treatment of the lacrimal system
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus follow-up and treatment, Amblyopia treatment, visual rehabilitation programs
  • Preparation for correct diagnosis and treatment of ocular plastic and aesthetic usage
  • Neuro-ophthalmologic diagnosis and treatment. Helping other branches in systemic interval diagnoses.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ocular oncology.
  • Accurate diagnosis and treatment of traumatic eye and adnexal injuries
  • Cosmetic and refractive comfort with contact lens applications.

Surgical procedures and equipment used in surgery.

  • Teselli-L phaco and vitrectomy machine
  • Leica Surgical Microscope
  • Vitreoretinal surgical attachment
  • Vitreoretinal imaging and video recording system equipment are available.

The following procedures are successfully performed with these equipments.

  • Cataract surgery.
  • Pediatric cataract surgery and anterior vitrectomy.
  • Achieving a glasses-free life with lens replacement method.
  • Correcting astigmatism, myopia, and hyperopia by inserting lenses produced with Diffractive or EDOF technology into the eye, leading to a glasses-free life at far, intermediate, and near distances.
  • Treating the superficial appearance of the eye (such as pterygium, etc.).
  • Performing glaucoma surgery. Performing minimally invasive trabeculotomy and/or trabeculectomy, seton surgery, viscocanalostomy, deep sclerectomy applications, etc.
  • Performing pediatric strabismus, muscle surgery, adult paralytic and cosmetic strabismus treatment.
  • Performing vitreoretinal surgery, correcting retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage and pathologies surgically, correcting diabetic retina and vitreous pathologies, ensuring surgical healing of the macula, performing intravitreal drug applications in age-related macular degeneration, and treating secondary retina vitreous diseases due to trauma.
  • Performing oculoplastic methods as aesthetic and reconstructive procedures.
  • Performing blepharoplasty, ptosis surgery, brow lift and eyelid and brow area tightening, Botox applications, tumor excisions, and reconstructions from the lid and surrounding areas.
    Performing other minor ophthalmic surgeries is also possible.
  • On average, our hospital performs eye surgeries on about 100 patients per month. Of these patients, approximately 50 undergo cataract surgery, 20 undergo premium lens replacement, 10 undergo vitreoretinal surgery, and the remaining patients undergo oculoplastic and other surgical procedures.

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Last Updated on March 23, 2023