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Phacoemulsification and Core Vitrectomy in Fuchs' Heterochromic Uveitis.

Sadullah Keles, Osman Ondas, Orhan Ates, Metin Ekinci, Baki Kartal, Eren Arpali, Kenan Yildirim, Erdinc Ceylan, Orhan Baykal,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the efficacy of phacoemulsification combined with posterior capsulorhexis, core vitrectomy and ciliary sulcus intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in patients with Fuchs' heterochromic uveitis (FHU).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A total of 18 eyes of 18 patients with FHU underwent cataract surgery were included in the study. 18 eyes with FHU underwent ... Read more >>

Eurasian J Med (The Eurasian journal of medicine)
[2017, 49(2):97-101]

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Effect of selective laser trabeculoplasty on macular thickness.

Mustafa Koc, Irfan Durukan, Yaran Koban, Basak Bastanci Ceran, Orhan Ayar, Metin Ekinci, Pelin Yilmazbas,

<h4>Background</h4>To investigate the effects of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) on macular thickness change.<h4>Methods</h4>Forty eyes of 40 consecutive patients with uncontrolled primary open-angle glaucoma with medical treatment were included in this prospective study. SLT was performed to the inferior 180°, and macular thickness was measured. Data were collected before SLT, and ... Read more >>

Clin Ophthalmol (Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.))
[2015, 9:2335-2338]

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Comparison of the effect of W-shaped and linear skin incisions on scar visibility in bilateral external dacryocystorhinostomy.

Bulent Yazici,

Clin Ophthalmol (Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.))
[2015, 9:2229-2233]

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Bidirectional Synergistic Vergence.

Gokcen Gokce, Cem Ozgonul, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci, Osman Melih Ceylan, Fatih Mehmet Mutlu,

A 14-year-old boy presented with left ptosis and squint since his childhood. In primary position he had left hypotropia with ptosis (levator function 2 mm). With elevation of the right eye, the left eye depresses and adducts; with depression of the right eye, the left eye elevates and abducts. Forced duction ... Read more >>

Neuroophthalmology (Neuro-ophthalmology (Aeolus Press))
[2015, 39(5):234-235]

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Isolated rectus muscle rupture following trauma.

Halil Hüseyin Çağatay, Metin Ekinci, Şendoğan Ulusal, Mehmet Ersin Oba, Zeliha Yazar,

<h4>Background</h4>Isolated rectus muscle ruptures are rare ophthalmic emergencies which may result in permanent diplopia.<h4>Objective</h4>To highlight updates on clinical features, surgical treatment options and potential complications for isolated inferior rectus ruptures.<h4>Case</h4>A 39-year-old man came to our emergency department complaining of diplopia and upward deviation of the right eye after experiencing an ... Read more >>

Nepal J Ophthalmol (Nepalese journal of ophthalmology : a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society : NEPJOPH)
[2015, 7(14):182-185]

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Measurement of Choroidal Thickness Following Caffeine Intake in Healthy Subjects.

Hasan Altinkaynak, Erdinç Ceylan, Baki Kartal, Sadullah Keleş, Metin Ekinci, Osman Okan Olcaysu,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of 200 mg caffeine on subfoveal choroidal thickness (CT) in the macular area as measured by enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT) in healthy subjects.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Fifty healthy individuals (study group) and 50 healthy individuals (control group) were enrolled in ... Read more >>

Curr Eye Res (Current eye research)
[2016, 41(5):708-714]

Cited: 8 times

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Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome following Phacoemulsification Secondary to Overdose of Intracameral Gentamicin.

Yaran Koban, Selim Genc, Gorkem Bilgin, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci, Melin Gecer, Zeliha Yazar,

Objective. To report a case of toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) that was caused by inadvertent anterior chamber and cornea stromal injection with high dose gentamicin following cataract surgery. Methods. Case report. Results. We report a 72-year-old female patient who developed TASS that was caused by high dose gentamicin (20 mg/0.5 mL), ... Read more >>

Case Rep Med (Case reports in medicine)
[2014, 2014:143564]

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Elevated Intraocular Pressure due to Arteriovenous Fistula between External Carotid Artery and Facial Vein.

Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci, Selam Yekta Sendul, Ceylan Uslu, Mehmet Demir, Sıtkı Mert Ulusay, Ender Uysal, Selma Seker,

Aqueous outflow via the conventional outflow pathway is dependent on the pressure gradient between intraocular pressure (IOP) and episcleral venous pressure (EVP). Elevated IOP resulting from increased EVP is a well-known complication of arteriovenous fistulas, which are usually between the carotid artery and the cavernous sinus. Arteriovenous malformations usually occur ... Read more >>

Case Rep Ophthalmol Med (Case reports in ophthalmological medicine)
[2014, 2014:897928]

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''The association of normal tension glaucoma with Buerger's disease: a case report''.

Yaran Koban, Gorkem Bilgin, Halil Cagatay, Macit Bitargil, Hatice Ozlece, Metin Ekinci, Defne Kalayci,

<h4>Background</h4>To report a case of a 48-year-old man with Buerger's disease who presented with bilateral normal-tension glaucoma (NTG).<h4>Case presentation</h4>A 48-year-old man who had been diagnosed with Buerger's disease 12 years ago, and received bilateral below-the-knee amputations for ischemic ulcers of the lower limbs, presented at our clinic due to a ... Read more >>

BMC Ophthalmol (BMC ophthalmology)
[2014, 14:130]

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Comprasion of ICare rebound tonometer and Goldmann applanation tonometer in high myopia.

Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci, Zeliha Yazar, Gokcen Gokce, Erdinc Ceylan,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) measurements with the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) and the ICare rebound tonometer (RBT) in high myopic eyes.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>This randomized prospective study included 40 eyes of 40 patients with high myopia. All patients' central corneal thickness (CCT), anterior chamber depth (ACD), axial length (AXL), keratometry, ... Read more >>

ScientificWorldJournal (TheScientificWorldJournal)
[2014, 2014:869460]

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Nd: YAG laser posterior capsulotomy rates in myopic eyes after implantation of capsular tension ring.

Sadullah Keles, Baki Kartal, Aytekin Apil, Osman Ondas, Betul Dertsiz Kozan, Elif Topdagi, Metin Ekinci, Erdinc Ceylan, Orhan Baykal,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim f this study was to evaluate the effect of capsular tension ring implantation during cataract surgery on the incidence of neodymium: YAG (Nd: YAG) laser posterior capsulotomy in myopic (axial length [AL] ≥25.00 mm) eyes. MATERIAL/METHODS In this retrospective study, the records of the cases of 117 myopic ... Read more >>

Med Sci Monit (Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research)
[2014, 20:1469-1473]

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Evaluation of cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with age-related wet macular degeneration.

Sadullah Keles, Orhan Ates, Baki Kartal, Hamit Hakan Alp, Metin Ekinci, Erdinc Ceylan, Osman Ondas, Eren Arpali, Semih Dogan, Kenan Yildirim, Mevlut Sait Keles,

<h4>Aim</h4>To evaluate levels of homocysteine, asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), and nitric oxide (NO), as well as activity of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS), in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).<h4>Methods</h4>The levels of homocysteine, ADMA, and NO and activity of eNOS in patients who were diagnosed with wet AMD by fundus fluorescein angiography ... Read more >>

Clin Ophthalmol (Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.))
[2014, 8:1573-1578]

Cited: 8 times

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Reduction of conjunctival fibrosis after trabeculectomy using topical α-lipoic acid in rabbit eyes.

Metin Ekinci, Halil Hüseyin Cagatay, Erdinç Ceylan, Sadullah Keles, Yaran Koban, Gökçen Gokce, Urfettin Huseyinoğlu, Ece Ozcan, Mehmet E Oba,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the efficacy of α-lipoic acid (ALA) in reducing scarring after trabeculectomy.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Eighteen adult New Zealand white rabbits underwent trabeculectomy. During trabeculectomy, thin sponges were placed between the sclera and Tenon's capsule for 3 minutes, saline solution, mitomycin-C (MMC) and ALA was applied to the control group (CG) ... Read more >>

J Glaucoma (Journal of glaucoma)
[2014, 23(6):372-379]

Cited: 10 times

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Toxic effects of chronic mercury exposure on the retinal nerve fiber layer and macular and choroidal thickness in industrial mercury battery workers.

Metin Ekinci, Erdinç Ceylan, Sadullah Keleş, Halil Hüseyin Cağatay, Aytekin Apil, Burak Tanyıldız, Gunay Uludag,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of this study was to evaluate the toxic effects of mercury on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), macular thickness (MT), and choroidal thickness (CT) by using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in battery industry workers who had been chronically exposed to mercury.<h4>Material/methods</h4>Battery factory workers (n=31) and healthy ... Read more >>

Med Sci Monit (Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research)
[2014, 20:1284-1290]

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Optic Atrophy Secondary to Preseptal Cutaneous Anthrax: Case Report.

Metin Ekinci, H Hüseyin Çağatay, Nergiz Hüseyinoğlu, Erdinç Ceylan, Gökçen Gökçe,

<i>Bacillus anthracis</i>, the agent of anthrax, is a nonmotile, aerobic gram-positive rod that can form very resistant spores in economically poor environments. Anthrax can manifest as cutaneous, gastrointestinal, or inhalational form. Cutaneous anthrax, caused by direct skin contact, presents with eschar, lymphadenopathy, and a febrile illness. The face and eyelids ... Read more >>

Neuroophthalmology (Neuro-ophthalmology (Aeolus Press))
[2014, 38(4):220-223]

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The use of polypropylene suture as a frontalis suspension material in all age groups of ptosis patients.

Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci, Aytekin Apil, Banu Arslan, Can Pamukcu, Mehmet Ersin Oba, Mehmet Demir,

<h4>Purpose/aim</h4>To evaluate the use of 2-0 polypropylene suture for frontal suspension in ptosis patients with poor levator function.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>This retrospective study included 20 eyelids of 16 patients (5 female, 11 male) with 4 mm or less levator function. The operation was considered successful when the difference between the two ... Read more >>

J Invest Surg (Journal of investigative surgery : the official journal of the Academy of Surgical Research)
[2014, 27(4):240-244]

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Topical anesthesia for cataract surgery: the patients' perspective.

Aytekin Apil, Baki Kartal, Metin Ekinci, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Sadullah Keles, Erdinc Ceylan, Ozgur Cakici,

Purpose. To evaluate the analgesic efficacy of 0.5% propacaine hydrochloride as topical anesthesia during phacoemulsification surgery. Methods. Intraoperative pain intensity was assessed using a 5-category verbal rating scale during each of three surgical stages. Pain scores from each surgical stage and total pain scores were compared for the factors of ... Read more >>

Pain Res Treat (Pain research and treatment)
[2014, 2014:827659]

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Retinal nerve fibre layer, ganglion cell layer and choroid thinning in migraine with aura.

Metin Ekinci, Erdinç Ceylan, Halil Hüseyin Cağatay, Sadullah Keleş, Nergiz Hüseyinoğlu, Burak Tanyildiz, Ozgür Cakici, Baki Kartal,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of this study was to investigate the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), the ganglion cell layer (GCL), and choroid thickness (CT) in patients who have migraines, with and without aura, using spectral optical coherence tomography (OCT).<h4>Methods</h4>Forty-five patients who had migraines without aura (Group 1), 45 ... Read more >>

BMC Ophthalmol (BMC ophthalmology)
[2014, 14:75]

Cited: 27 times

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The ocular endothelin system: a novel target for the treatment of endotoxin-induced uveitis with bosentan.

Sadullah Keles, Zekai Halici, Hasan Tarik Atmaca, Muhammed Yayla, Kenan Yildirim, Metin Ekinci, Erol Akpinar, Durdu Altuner, Ozgur Cakici, Zafer Bayraktutan,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We compared the anti-inflammatory effects of bosentan and dexamethasone in endotoxin-induced uveitis (EIU).<h4>Methods</h4>Endotoxin-induced uveitis was induced by subcutaneous injection of lipopolysaccharide (LPS, 200 μg) in Wistar rats. Rats were divided randomly into 10 groups (n = 6). Bosentan at doses of 50 and 100 mg/kg were administered orally 1 hour ... Read more >>

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Investigative ophthalmology & visual science)
[2014, 55(6):3517-3524]

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Occupational exposure to lead decreases macular, choroidal, and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in industrial battery workers.

Metin Ekinci, Erdinç Ceylan, H Hüseyin Cağatay, Sadullah Keleş, Hasan Altınkaynak, Baki Kartal, Yaran Koban, Nergiz Hüseyinoğlu,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the toxic effects of chronic lead (Pb) exposure on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), macular thickness (MT) and choroidal thickness (CT) in battery industry workers.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Male factory workers (n = 50) and healthy non-employees (n = 20) participated in the study. Group 1 (n = 22) comprised lead workers; Group 2 (n = 16), ... Read more >>

Curr Eye Res (Current eye research)
[2014, 39(8):853-858]

Cited: 8 times

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Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer Thinning Secondary to Nutritional Folic Acid Deficiency.

Erdinç Ceylan, Metin Ekinci, Nihan Aksu, Baki Kartal, Burak Tanyıldız, Emine Çinici, Sadullah Keleş, H Hüseyin Çağatay, Nergiz Hüseyinoğlu,

Folic acid has a fundamental role in central nervous system (CNS) function at all ages, especially the methionine synthase-mediated conversion of homocysteine to methionine, which is essential for nucleotide synthesis and genomic and non-genomic methylation. Folic acid and vitamin B12 may have roles in the prevention of disorders of CNS ... Read more >>

Neuroophthalmology (Neuro-ophthalmology (Aeolus Press))
[2014, 38(3):135-139]

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Late hyperbaric oxygen treatment of cilioretinal artery occlusion with nonischemic central retinal vein occlusion secondary to high altitude.

Gokcen Gokce, Suleyman Metin, Uzeyir Erdem, Gungor Sobaci, Ali Hakan Durukan, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Metin Ekinci,

<h4>Aim</h4>To report a case of cilioretinal artery occlusion (CRAO) with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) after a journey to high altitude region and the use of late period hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy successfully.<h4>Case report</h4>A previously healthy 48-year-old lowlander woman was admitted to our department for sudden blurred vision in her ... Read more >>

High Alt Med Biol (High altitude medicine & biology)
[2014, 15(1):84-88]

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Oculogyric crisis in a patient taking metoclopramide.

Yaran Koban, Metin Ekinci, Halil Huseyin Cagatay, Zeliha Yazar,

Oculogyric crisis is an acute dystonic reaction of the ocular muscles characterized by bilateral dystonic elevation of visual gaze lasting from seconds to hours. This reaction is most commonly explained as an adverse reaction to drugs such as antiemetics, antipsychotics, antidepressants, antiepileptics, and antimalarials. Although the incidence of metoclopramide-induced acute ... Read more >>

Clin Ophthalmol (Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.))
[2014, 8:567-569]

Cited: 4 times

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Paintball-related ocular trauma: Paintball or Painball?

Sadullah Keles, Osman Ondas, Metin Ekinci, Mustafa Talip Sener, Erim Erhan, Ahmet Sirinkan, Ilknur Akyol Salman, Ibrahim Kocer, Orhan Baykal,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of this study is to describe the type and severity of paintball-related ocular trauma and to determine the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of ocular injury regardless of whether adequate eye protection was used.<h4>Material and methods</h4>A retrospective chart review identified patients treated for paintball-related ocular trauma at ... Read more >>

Med Sci Monit (Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research)
[2014, 20:564-568]

Cited: 3 times

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Comparison of the effect of W-shaped and linear skin incisions on scar visibility in bilateral external dacryocystorhinostomy.

Metin Ekinci, Halil Hüseyin Caǧatay, Gokcen Gokce, Erdinç Ceylan, Sadullah Keleş, Ozgür Cakici, Mehmet Ersin Oba, Zeliha Yazar,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of this study was to compare the effect of W-shaped skin (WS) and linear skin (LS) incisions on cutaneous scar tissue formation in patients who have undergone bilateral external dacryocystorhinostomy.<h4>Methods</h4>Sixteen patients (14 females and two males) with acquired bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction were included in this prospective, interventional ... Read more >>

Clin Ophthalmol (Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.))
[2014, 8:415-419]

Cited: 6 times

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