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Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8.9/10 from 29 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology (609457)

Omer Kamil Dogan

Prof. Dr. med.

Omer Kamil Dogan

Specialized in: adult and pediatric ophthalmology

About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Istanbul provides the high-quality diagnostics and treatment of the full range of diseases of the eye and its appendages in patients of all ages, including children. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Omer Kamil Dogan.

The department's doctors have advanced equipment, which allows them to carry out the accurate diagnostics, highly effective laser procedures, simple routine procedures for the treatment of ophthalmic pathologies, as well as complex operations for the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, corneal transplantation, refractive eye surgery, etc. The department has an innovative excimer laser iLASIK, with the help of which the department's ophthalmologists successfully correct various visual impairments: myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, etc. The efficiency of this laser system has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The laser technology allows the doctor to maintain high visual acuity in patients with serious pathological changes.

The scope of tasks of pediatric ophthalmologists includes the diagnostics and treatment of visual impairments in young patients. To detect pathological changes in the eyes in children during the first months of their life, the doctors perform regular eye screenings. Particular attention is paid to premature babies, since they often suffer from retinopathy of prematurity. The most common pediatric diseases treated in the department include congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma, strabismus, nystagmus, refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism).

The clinical practice is based on an individual approach to each patient, taking into account his anatomical features, personal needs and wishes. The medical team of the department’s doctors applies all their clinical experience and deep knowledges to give patients the opportunity to see the world in its entirety.

The department's range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of cataract
  • Diagnostics and treatment of glaucoma
  • Diagnostics and treatment of corneal diseases, including corneal transplantation, cross-linking, stromal ring implantation for the treatment of keratoconus
  • Diagnostics and treatment of retinal diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of age-related macular degeneration
  • Diagnostics and treatment of conjunctivitis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of eye lesions caused by diabetes mellitus
  • Diagnostics and treatment of refractive errors
    • Myopia
    • Hyperopia
    • Astigmatism
    • Presbyopia
  • Diagnostics and treatment of strabismus
  • Diagnostics and treatment of pediatric eye diseases
    • Congenital cataract
    • Congenital glaucoma
    • Strabismus
    • Nystagmus
    • Refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism)
  • Interventions on the eyelids, eye muscles, lacrimal glands, soft tissues and orbital bones (oculoplastic surgery)
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Higher Education and Postgraduate Training

  • Study of Human Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Ankara University.
  • Assistant Professorship at the Faculty of Medicine of the Ankara University.
  • Professorship at the Faculty of Medicine, Selçuk University.
  • Internship in Diagnostics, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Professional Career

  • Work in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Ankara University.
  • Work in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital.
  • Medical Director, Avrupagöz Hospital.

Clinical Interests

  • General ophthalmology.
  • Glaucoma treatment.
  • Treatment of corneal diseases.
  • Corneal transplantation.
  • Treatment of conjunctival diseases.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Turkish Ophthalmological Association.
  • Turkish Medical Association.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Hisar Hospital Intercontinental 

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