Faculty of Medicine and Year of Graduation

Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School, 1988

Place and Year of Specialization Education

Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, 1992

Professional Experience

Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School, 1994-2023

Dünyagöz Hospital, 2006-2023

Medical Interests

Refractive Surgery

Cataract Surgery

Corneal Surgery (DALK, DSAEK, DMEK)

Special Experience

Refractive Lenticule Surgery: SMILE, Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)

Cross-Linking Surgery for Keratoconus, Topography-Guided PRK, Intra-Corneal Ring Applications (ICR)

Corneal Stem Cell Transplants

Scientific Publications

1. A case of medication-resistant acanthamoeba keratitis treated by corneal crosslinking in Turkey.

Demirci G, Ozdamar A.

Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2013;2013:608253. doi: 10.1155/2013/608253. Epub 2013 Dec 22.

PMID: 24455365 Free PMC article.

2. Vitreoretinal surgery for a subretinal hydatid cyst.

Muftuoglu G, Cicik E, Ozdamar A, Yetik H, Ozkan S.

Am J Ophthalmol. 2001 Sep;132(3):435-7. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9394(01)00960-6.

PMID: 11530073

3. A case of herpetic keratitis after intravitreal triamcinolone injection.

Gulkilik G, Demirci G, Ozdamar AM, Muftuoglu GI.

Cornea. 2007 Sep;26(8):1000-1. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3180cab659.

PMID: 17721305

4. Efficacy of fixation of the amniotic membrane on a symblepharon ring with continuous suturing in acute ocular chemical burn patients.

Dogan C, Arslan OS, Ozdamar A, Mergen B, Sarici AM, Iskeleli G.

Int Ophthalmol. 2019 Sep;39(9):2103-2109. doi: 10.1007/s10792-018-1049-1. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

PMID: 30467665

5. In Vitro Antifungal Effect of Acrylic Corneal Glue (N-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate).

Dogan C, Aygun G, Bahar-Tokman H, Yazgan Z, Mergen B, Ozdamar A, Arslan OS.

Cornea. 2019 Dec;38(12):1563-1567. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002061.

PMID: 31335535

6. Suprachoroidal seton implantation in refractory glaucoma: a novel surgical technique.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Karacorlu M.

J Glaucoma. 2003 Aug;12(4):354-9. doi: 10.1097/00061198-200308000-00010.

PMID: 12897581

7. Bioadhesive sulfacetamide sodium microspheres: evaluation of their effectiveness in the treatment of bacterial keratitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a rabbit model.

Sensoy D, Cevher E, Sarici A, Yilmaz M, Ozdamar A, Bergişadi N.

Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2009 Aug;72(3):487-95. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2009.02.006. Epub 2009 Feb 15.

PMID: 19223014

8. Topical anesthesia in posterior vitrectomy.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Yolar M, Bahçecioglu H, Karacorlu M, Ozkan S.

Retina. 2000;20(5):566-7. doi: 10.1097/00006982-200005000-00033.

PMID: 11039445 No abstract available.

9. Intraocular lens optic capture in eyes with zonular weakness in cataract patients.

Devranoğlu K, Kılıç A, Özdamar A, Yurtsever AK.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 May;39(5):669-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.02.035.

PMID: 23608566

10. The effects of topical steroids on refractive outcome and corneal haze, thickness, and curvature after photorefractive keratectomy with a 6.0-mm ablation diameter.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Aktunç R, Erçikan C.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Aug;29(8):621-7.

PMID: 9715485 Clinical Trial.

11. Diffuse Corneal Edema after Uneventful Pterygium Surgery: Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome or Toxic Keratopathy?

Arıcı C, Mergen B, Kılıçarslan O, Ağaçhan A, Tülü Aygün B, Özdamar A.

Turk J Ophthalmol. 2022 Feb 23;52(1):69-71. doi: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2021.07717.

PMID: 35196843 Free PMC article.

12. Fungal keratitis after nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery.

Tamcelik N, Ozdamar A, Kizilkaya M, Devranoglu K, Ustundag C, Demirkesen C.

Cornea. 2002 Jul;21(5):532-4. doi: 10.1097/00003226-200207000-00019.

PMID: 12072733

13. Ring Keratitis From Topical Anesthetic Abuse After Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis.

Mergen B, Ozdamar A, Sarici AM.

Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S365-S367. doi: 10.1097/ICL.0000000000000433.

PMID: 28945650

14. Silicone oil removal using a self-sealing corneal incision under topical anesthesia.

Yildirim R, Aras C, Ozdamar A, Bahcecioglu H.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1999 Jan;30(1):24-6.

PMID: 9923488

15. Evaluation of the Cataract Surgery 2018 Survey in Terms of Achieving Refractive Cataract Surgery Targets.

Can İ, Takmaz T, Özdamar A, Kamış Ü, Aydın Akova Y, Arslan OŞ, Baykara M, Devranoğlu K, Günenç Ü, Mutlu FM, Özcan AA, Taşındı E.

Turk J Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 25;51(1):7-18. doi: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2020.46020.

PMID: 33631897 Free PMC article.

16. Photorefractive keratectomy for hyperopia and aphakia with a scanning spot excimer laser.

Sener B, Ozdamar A, Aras C, Yanyali A.

J Refract Surg. 1997 Nov-Dec;13(7):620-3. doi: 10.3928/1081-597X-19971101-08.

PMID: 9427199

17. Corneal viscoelastic differences between pseudoexfoliative glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma.

Ozkok A, Tamcelik N, Ozdamar A, Sarici AM, Cicik E.

J Glaucoma. 2013 Dec;22(9):740-5. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000036.

PMID: 24299728

18. Intravitreal penetration of cefepime after systemic administration to humans.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Ozturk R, Karacorlu M, Ozkan S.

Ophthalmologica. 2002 Jul-Aug;216(4):261-4. doi: 10.1159/000063838.

PMID: 12207129

19. Epithelial deposits after hyperopic LASIK.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Sener B.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2000 May;26(5):632. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(00)00461-2.

PMID: 10850921 No abstract available.

20. Ocular penetration of cefepime following systemic administration in humans.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Ozturk R, Karacorlu M, Bahcecioglu H, Ozkan S.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2001 Jan-Feb;32(1):25-9.

PMID: 11195739 Clinical Trial.

21. Apical nodular subepithelial corneal scar after retreatment in hyperopic photorefractive keratectomy.

Sener B, Ozdamar A, Aras C.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2000 Mar;26(3):352-7. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(99)00411-3.

PMID: 10713228

22. Corneal iron ring after hyperopic laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Sener B, Karaçorlu M.

Cornea. 1999 Mar;18(2):243-5. doi: 10.1097/00003226-199903000-00018.

PMID: 10090375

23. Corneal interface abscess after excimer laser in situ keratomileusis.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Bahçecioglu H, Sener B.

J Refract Surg. 1998 Mar-Apr;14(2):156-7. doi: 10.3928/1081-597X-19980301-16.

PMID: 9574748

24. Changes in tear flow and tear film stability after photorefractive keratectomy.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Karakas N, Sener B, Karacorlu M.

Cornea. 1999 Jul;18(4):437-9. doi: 10.1097/00003226-199907000-00008.

PMID: 10422856 Clinical Trial.

25. Optical coherence tomographic features of papillomacular fold in posterior microphthalmos.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Ustundag C, Ozkan S.

Retina. 2005 Jul-Aug;25(5):665-7. doi: 10.1097/00006982-200507000-00021.

PMID: 16077368 No abstract available.

26. Corneal iron ring associated with iatrogenic keratectasia after myopic laser in situ keratomileusis.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Ustundag C, Bahcecioglu H, Ozkan S.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2000 Nov;26(11):1684-6. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(00)00559-9.

PMID: 11084280

27. Optical coherence tomography for evaluation of anatomical changes in the cornea after laser in situ keratomileusis.

Ustundag C, Bahcecioglu H, Ozdamar A, Aras C, Yildirim R, Ozkan S.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2000 Oct;26(10):1458-62. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(00)00558-7.

PMID: 11033391

28. Flap dimensions created with the Hansatome microkeratome: correlation with Orbscan-derived anterior segment data.

Ozdamar A, Kucuksumer Y, Devranoglu K.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Aug;31(8):1614-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2004.08.053.

PMID: 16129301

29. Visual field changes after laser in situ keratomileusis in myopic eyes.

Ozdamar A, Küçüksümer Y, Aras C, Akova N, Ustundag C.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004 May;30(5):1020-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2003.09.040.

PMID: 15130638

30. In vitro antimicrobial activity of silicone oil against endophthalmitis-causing agents.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Ozturk R, Akin E, Karacorlu M, Ercikan C.

Retina. 1999;19(2):122-6. doi: 10.1097/00006982-199902000-00006.

PMID: 10213237

31. Silicone oil in the surgical treatment of endophthalmitis associated with retinal detachment.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Karacorlu M, Ozkan S.

Int Ophthalmol. 2001;24(3):147-50. doi: 10.1023/a:1021108907745.

PMID: 12498511

32. Optic nerve head blood flow using scanning laser Doppler flowmetry after laser in situ keratomileusis.

Ozdamar A, Ocakoglu O.

J Refract Surg. 2003 Jul-Aug;19(4):433-7. doi: 10.3928/1081-597X-20030701-09.

PMID: 12899474

33. Bilateral retinal detachment associated with giant retinal tear after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Sener B, Oncel M, Karacorlu M.

Retina. 1998;18(2):176-7. doi: 10.1097/00006982-199818020-00015.

PMID: 9564702 No abstract available.

34. Comparison of optical coherence biometry and applanation ultrasound biometry in high-myopic eyes with posterior pole staphyloma.

Gulkilik G, Ustuner A, Ozdamar A.

Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie). 2007 Fall;39(3):228-31. doi: 10.1007/s12009-007-0029-2.

PMID: 18025630

35. Failure to detect hepatitis B virus in vitreous by polymerase chain reaction.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Ergin S, Ozturk R, Midilli K, Karacorlu M, Ozkan S.

Ophthalmologica. 2005 Mar-Apr;219(2):93-6. doi: 10.1159/000083267.

PMID: 15802933

36. Flap complications in our learning curve of laser in situ keratomileusis using the Hansatome microkeratome.

Yildirim R, Devranoglu K, Ozdamar A, Aras C, Ozkiris A, Ozkan S.

Eur J Ophthalmol. 2001 Oct-Dec;11(4):328-32. doi: 10.1177/112067210101100402.

PMID: 11820302

37. Laser in situ keratomileusis after photorefractive keratectomy for myopic regression.

Ozdamar A, Sener B, Aras C, Aktunç R.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 1998 Sep;24(9):1208-11. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(98)80012-6.

PMID: 9768393

38. Retinal detachment following laser in situ keratomileusis.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Karacorlu M, Sener B, Bahcecioglu H.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2000 Mar-Apr;31(2):121-5.

PMID: 10743922

39. Scleral tunnel for the implantation of glaucoma seton devices.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Ustundag C, Tamcelik N, Ozkan S.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2001 Sep-Oct;32(5):432-5.

PMID: 11563790

40. Decreased tear secretion after laser in situ keratomileusis for high myopia.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Bahcecioglu H, Karacorlu M, Sener B, Ozkan S.

J Refract Surg. 2000 May-Jun;16(3):362-4. doi: 10.3928/1081-597X-20000501-10.

PMID: 10832986

41. Reproducibility of corneal flap thickness in laser in situ keratomileusis using the Hansatome microkeratome.

Yildirim R, Aras C, Ozdamar A, Bahcecioglu H, Ozkan S.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2000 Dec;26(12):1729-32. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(00)00639-8.

PMID: 11134871

42. Simultaneous and sequential photorefractive keratectomy.

Bahçecioğlu H, Ozdamar A, Aktunç R, Aktunç T, Karaçorlu M, Erçikan C.

J Refract Surg. 1995 May-Jun;11(3 Suppl):S261-2. doi: 10.3928/1081-597X-19950502-12.

PMID: 7553102

43. Suprachoroidal hemorrhage during silicone oil removal in Marfan syndrome.

Aras C, Ozdamar A, Karacorlu M.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2000 Jul-Aug;31(4):337-9.

PMID: 10928674

44. [Photorefractive keratectomy in hypermetropia].

Sener AB, Yanyali CA, Ozdamar A, Aras C.

J Fr Ophtalmol. 1998 Jan;21(1):19-22.

PMID: 9834895 French.

45. Secondary laser in situ keratomileusis 1 year after primary LASIK for high myopia.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Bahçecioğlu H, Sener B.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 1999 Mar;25(3):383-8. doi: 10.1016/s0886-3350(99)80087-x.

PMID: 10079444

46. Two-year results of photorefractive keratectomy with scanning spot ablation for myopia of less than -6.0 diopters.

Ozdamar A, Aras C, Sener B, Bahcecioglu H.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Nov;29(11):904-8.

PMID: 9824862 Clinical Trial.


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