EYE DISEASES
Our contracted hospitals in Turkey offers treatment with the most high-tech equipment from eye lasik to cataract and cosmetic surgery or the treatment of retinal diseases.
Eye Diseases

From LASIK to cataract surgery to cosmetic surgery to the treatment of retinal diseases, our contracted hospitals in Turkey offers treatment with in the most high-tech equipment available.

Cataract surgeries are performed with seamless phacoemulsification technique with drop anesthesia. Glaucoma (eye pressure), diplopia and retinal detachment surgeries are performed with the use of methods that are the most appropriate for eyes.

Excimer Laser applications used to correct problems such as myopic, astigmatic and hyperopia are performed with the Lasik method and drop anesthesia.

What is cataract?

Cataract is a medical condition which is clouding of lenses located behind the pupil. Naturally, we are seeing through these transparent lenses and when cataract develops the vision loss occurs gradually.

Cataract is usually known as a a elderly disease however it may occur from the birth or it may occur after a trauma or as a result of diabetes.

What are the symptoms of cataract?

Most common symptoms of cataract may include:

  • Light sensitivity
  • Double vision
  • Vision difficulty especially at night
  • Seeing clouded
  • Yellowing of colors

How is cataract surgery performed? 

Cataract surgery is the one and only effective treatment of cataract.

The surgery is performed under local anesthesia and it requires a a few days to completely start daily activities.

The most common method of cataract surgery is known as Phacoemulsification Surgery.  With this method the operation is performed through tiny incisions. During surgery the clouded lenses removed and artificial lenses (intraocular lens)implemented.

Life after the surgery

After the surgery, you can discharge from the hospital at the same day. You may feel light  discomfort and light pain for a few days. Usually cataract surgery is performed for a single eye in a single session.  If you require surgery for  both eyes, you are advised to have surgery for the second eye at least one week after the first surgery.

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is known as a high eye pressure disease. High eye pressure causes optic nerve damage  and as a result of this damage vision loss occurs.

The reason of high eye pressure is linked to inoperative discharge system of intraocular fluid .  The intraocular fluid is located between cornea and the lens of the eye and this fluid is leaks out of the eye naturally . When this fluid can not be discharge from the eye as it should be , it causes high eye pressure.

There are two common types of glaucoma . One of them is open angle glaucoma and  the other is closed angle glaucoma. Some factors are increasing the risk of having glaucoma which could include diabetes, genetics, advance  myopia, advance hyperopia, cortisone treatments, eye injuries.

What are the symptoms of glaucoma? 

Early diagnosis is playing an important role in the treatment of  glaucoma.

Usually you may not notice the disease in the early stage so to determine the disease early , you are advised to have regular eye exams.

Most common symtoms of glaucoma may include:

  • Vision loss gradually
  • Eye pain
  • Headache
  • Blurry vision
  • Red eye
  • Seeing halos looking at the lights

What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

There are different treatment options of glaucoma such as surgical treatment (laser treatment) ,medication treatment, eyedrops treatment. According to the level of the glaucoma treatment differs for each patient.

How is glaucoma laser surgery performed? 

Galucoma laser surgery is same day surgery procedure . The goal of the surgery is to discharge  the intraocular  fluid from the eye.

Life after the surgery 

You can be discharged from the hospital at the same day. You will have a couple of  control examintions in the following weeks to check to eye pressure level.

What is oculoplastic surgery?

Oculoplastic surgery  is a common name of all types of surgical procedures which is performed to  repair orbital  diseases , eyelids and  tear ducts. It may also performed to remove eye under bags and intraocular tumors.

Oculoplastic procedures may include:

  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid deformities)
  • Eyelid Injuries
  • Eye dryness
  • Tear ducts obstructions
  • Eye removal
  • Eye prosthesis
  • Orbital tumors
  • Eyelid tumors
  • Tear duct tumors
  • Filler injections
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