Eye Diseases (Ophthalmology Clinic) Updated: 05 November 2019

Eye Diseases (Ophthalmology Clinic)


Eye Diseases (Ophthalmology Clinic)


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General Information About the Department

Ophthalmology Clinic was established with the merger of Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital and Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospitals. Our clinic serves as a reference center and offers advanced diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases in a wide range from rare to frequent with its academic and experienced staff. It is also an international center that accepts patients from abroad.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases

A wide range of eye diseases are diagnosed and treated in adult and pediatric patients. These include visual disturbances, cataract diagnosis and treatment, early glaucoma diagnosis, follow-up and medical and surgical treatments, diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases (age-related macular degeneration-yellow spot disease, hereditary retinal diseases, retinal vascular occlusions, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vitreous diseases, intraocular drug applications), corneal diseases (keratoconus diagnosis and treatment, corneal transplantation, contact lens applications including scleral lens, dry eye diagnosis and treatment, allergic eye diseases, corneal infections), childhood and adult eye shifts (strabismus) amblyopia (treatment of lazy eye), botox applications, surgical treatment), neuroophthalmological diseases (diagnosis and treatment of optic nerve diseases), uvea diseases (Behçet's disease, uveitis, choroiditis diagnosis and treatment), oculoplastic diseases diagnosis and treatment (eyelid abortion, eyelid tumors, cosmetic valve surgeries), congenital and subsequent tear duct obstruction diagnosis and treatment are made.

Which diseases does the clinic look for?

Visual disturbances, cataract, adult and congenital glaucoma, strabismus, keratoconus, dry eye, eye allergies, eye infections, eyelid deficiencies, retinal detachment, macular diseases (yellow spot disease), diabetic retinopathy, eye laziness, optic nerve diseases, Behçet's disease , uveitis disease, cosmetic disorders of the eyelid, eyelid contractions (blepharospasm) eyelid and intraocular tumors, tear duct obstructions

Special Procedures in Ophthalmology Clinic:

Corneal transplantation (Full-thickness and lamellar DALK, DMEK, PDEK corneal surgeries)
Keratoconus diagnosis and treatment center, (including cross-linking, scleral lens applications, all surgical treatments)
Limbal stem cell transplantation (from patient, relatives and cadaver)
Amniotic membrane applications
Glaucoma micro implant applications with cataract surgery (MIGS)
Argus II retinal prosthesis applications
All current vitreoretinal surgical procedures including keratoprosthesis
Electrophysiological test applications (VEP, ERG, EOG…)
Botox applications on the eyelid and strabismus
Congenital glaucoma surgery

Units connected to the department:

Retina Unit
Cataract Unit
Corneal Unit (Keratoconus Unit)
Glaucoma Unit
Strabismus Unit
Neuroophthalmology Unit
Uvea Unit
Oculoplasty Unit
Contact Lens Unit
Eye Base

How do I get examined?

Can be examined by calling 182 MHRS or by coming directly to MH1 B1 floor to Ophthalmology Clinic.

Procedures :

Refractive cataract surgery
Corneal transplantation (Full coat and coverslips DMEK, DALK, PDEK)
Cross-linking applications
Vitrectomy operations
Retinal laser applications (Pascal laser)
Retinal detachment surgery
Argus II Retinal implant applications
Glaucoma surgery (Adult and pediatric glaucoma surgeries, laser surgeries, MIGS applications, seton surgery) Strabismus surgery (Transposition surgery, nystagmus surgery)
Eyelid and orbital surgery (Eyelid lowering, deformities, Graves orbitopathy, tumor operations)
Botox applications
Diagnostic and therapeutic intraocular injections
Trauma surgery (including vitrectomy with keratoprosthesis)
Contact lens applications (Toric, presbyopic, scleral lens, keratoconus lenses)
Opening of tear duct obstructions
Amniotic membrane applications,

Address and Extension Number:

Ankara City Hospital University District Bilkent Street No:1 Çankaya/ANKARA

Telephone: (0312) 552 60 00

MH1 Block, B1 floor polyclinic, MHC Eye Units