Glaucoma+Catarac (1) Surgery





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Project Description

Region: Eastern Europe

Country: Turkey

Location: Adana

Total Budget: $48,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

We are the group of Doctors (In total of 5 Prof.Doctors and 4 assistants all eye specialists at University of Cukurova in Adana/Turkey in Eye Clinical and Services

Department)Among our International Vision,Founding and leading in new areas of Reseach and among our vision of services to create an image that will become a standart level of public at large.

Mong our targets to increase numbeer of projects within the region and nearby regions also in International fields with cooperations in the fields of joint projects.

In this project we as hospital Eye Clınics and Services section would be eager to act as to serve to the ones in need of services in Cataract+Glaucoma ilnesses and diseases described below .

When patients have cataract and glaucoma illnesses suffering both at the same with this equipment both can be cured in single surgery with LASER equipment.With "SLT" technique ,

Selective Trabeculosplasty and Photodisruption however A number of factors affect the decision of whether to surgically remove cataracts in the patient with glaucoma.

Endoscopic laser cycloablation performed through a cataract incision was a reasonably safe and effective alternative to combined cataract and trabeculectomy surgery, providing an option for cataract patients who have glaucoma requiring surgical intervention.

LT Pre and Post-Op Care


Preoperatively, careful goinoscopy should be done to visualize the trabecular meshwork and plan the treatment area. Preoperative medications consists of a drop each of lopidine or Alphagan and topical anesthesia. A SLT laser gonio or zero magnification lens is placed on the eye with methylcellulose. The aiming beam is focused onto the pigmented trabecular meshwork.


Treatment is done in single-burst mode, placing 50 ± 5 contiguous, but not overlapping, 400-micrometer laser spots along 180 degrees. Bubble formation is monitored with each pulse. In cases with significant variation in trabecular pigmentation, the pulse energy is decreased if bubble formation occurred as described above.


After laser treatment, prednisolone acetate 1% is administered and continued n the treated eye four times daily for four to seven days.

Primary Host Partner

District: 2430

Rotary Club of: Adana-Cukurova

Primary Contact: Tugrul Yegenaga

Email: yegenaga@gmail.com

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Project Status

Need $35,500
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Project listed for the 2017-18 Rotary Year.

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