Banu Turgut Öztürk, PhD

Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Faculty of Medicine
Selçuk University
42075 Selçuklu/Konya, Turkey

Biography

Prof. Dr. Banu Turgut Öztürk is currently the head of the medical retina and uveitis units at SelçukUniversity, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology. She is also the head of the Turkish Ophthalmological Society, Electrodiagnostics Unit. Her special fields of interest are medical retina, uveitis, electrophysiology, and ophthalmic genetics.

Research Interest

Medical retina, uveitis, diabetic macular edema, age related macular degeneration, ophthalmic genetics.

Scientific Activities

Awards
1. Best Intern of Child Health and Pediatric Diseases Department of Hacettepe University, 1997.
2. Best presentation in XXXIV. National Ophthalmology Congress – 2000

Certificates
• The Basic Science Assesment in Ophthalmology Including Optics and Refraction. International Council Of Ophthalmology (ICO) Sertifikası, 2003.
• The Clinical Sciences Examination in Ophthalmology. International Council Of Ophthalmology (ICO) Certificate 2011.

Memberships
1. Turkish Ophthalmological Society
I. Member of Medical Retina Unit
II. Member of Directory Board of Electrodiagnostics Unit
III. “Young ophthalmologist” group, ex-director, social activity coordinator
2. American Research for Vision Organisation – ARVO
3. European Society of Retina Specialists – EURETINA

Publications

1. Sener E.C., Lee B.A., Turgut B., Akarsu A.N., Engle E.C. A clinically variant of fibrosis syndrome in a Turkish family maps to the CFEOM1 locus on chromosome 12. Arch Ophthalmol 2000;118 (8):1090-1097.
2. Kiratli H, İrkeç M, Bilgiç S, Turgut B. Iris hamartomas presenting without neurofibromatosis. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2001;38(1): 39-40.
3. Yamada K, Andrews C, Chan WM, McKeown CA, Magli A, de Berardinis T, Loewenstein A, Lazar M, O’Keefe M, Letson R, London A, Ruttum M, Matsumoto N, Saito N, Morris L, Del Monte M, Johnson RH, Uyama E, Houtman WA, de Vries B, Carlow TJ, Hart BL, Krawiecki N, Shoffner J, Vogel MC, Katowitz J, Goldstein SM, Levin AV, Sener EC, Ozturk BT, Akarsu AN, Brodsky MC, Hanisch F, Cruse RP, Zubcov AA, Robb RM, Roggenkaemper P, Gottlob I, Kowal L, Battu R, Traboulsi El, Franceschini P, Newlin A, Demer JL, Engle EC. Heterozygous mutations of the kinesin KIF21A in congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles type1 (CFEOM1). Nature Genetics 2003;35(4):318-321.
4. Yamada K, Chan WM, Andrews C, Bosley TM, Sener EC, Zwaan JT, Mullaney PB, Oztürk BT, Akarsu AN, Sabol LJ, Demer JL, Sullivan TJ, Gottlob I, Roggenkaemper P, Mackey DA, De Uzcategui CE, Uzcategui N, Ben-Zeev B, Traboulsi El, Magli A, de Berardinis T, Gagliardi V, Awasthi-¬Patney S, Vogel MC, Rizzo JF 3rd, Engle EC. Identification of KIF21A mutations as a rare cause of congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles type 3 (CFEOM3). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2004; 45(7):2218-23.
5. Kamis U, Ozturk BT, Ozkagnici A, Gunduz K. Comparison of the efficacy of olopatadine hydrochloride 0.1% ophthalmic solution and artificial tears in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 2006;84(1):148-9.
6. Reisli I, Keles S, Kamis U, Elmas S, Ozturk BT. Picture of the month: Coughing paroxysms associated with subconjunctival hemorrhage and dellen. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2006;160(1):53-5.
7. Oztürk BT, Kerimoğlu H, Kamış U, Gönül S, Okudan S. Choroidal neovascular membrane following clear lens extraction. Clin Ophthalmol 2007;1(4): 559-61.
8. Reisli I, Artac H, van der Burg M, Ozturk BT. Iris atrophy in a patient with X-linked agammaglobulinemia Can J Ophthalmol 2007; 42(6): 882-83.
9. Kerimoglu H, Tokgoz M, Ozturk B, Gonul S, Pekel H. Topiramate-induced acute-onset myopia and central corneal thickening: Pentacam Scheimpflug imaging findings. Can J Ophthalmol 2009;44(2): 222-223.
10. Ozturk BT, Oltulu R, Kerimoglu H, Okudan S. Behcet’s disease presenting with cerebral vasculitis: a case report. Cases Journal 2009;2: 7528.
11. Cakir M, Gonen S, Dikbas O, Ozturk B. Thyroid hemiagenesis with Graves’ Disease, Graves’ Ophthalmopathy and Multinodular Goiter Intern Med 2009; 48(12): 1047-1049.
12. Ozturk BT, Bozkurt B, Kerimoglu H, Okka M, Kamis U, Gunduz K. Effect of serum cytokines and VEGF levels on diabetic retinopathy and macular thickness. Mol Vis 2009;15:1906-14.
13. Kamis U, Ozturk BT, Sahin A, Kerimoglu H, Okudan S. Assessment of capsular block syndrome with Scheimpflug camera. Can J Ophthalmol 2009;44(3):342-3.
14. Ozturk BT, Kerimoglu H, Dikbas O, Pekel H, Gonen MS. Ocular changes in primary hypothyroidism. BMC Res Notes 2009;2:266.
15. Kerimoglu H, Ozturk B, Gunduz K, Bozkurt B, Kamis U, Okka M. Effect of altered eating habits and periods during Ramadan fasting on intraocular pressure, tear secretion, corneal and anterior chamber parameters. Eye 2010;24(1):97-100.
16. Kerimoglu H, Zengin N, Ozturk B, Gunduz K. Unilateral chemosis, acute onset myopia and choroidal detachment following the use of tamsulosin. Acta Ophthalmol 2010;88(2):e20-1.
17. Arden GB, Gündüz MK, Kurtenbach A, Völker M, Zrenner E, Gündüz SB, Kamis U, Oztürk BT, Okudan S. A preliminary trial to determine whether prevention of dark adaptation affects the course of early diabetic retinopathy. Eye 2010;24(7):1149-55. Epub 2010 Feb 5.
18. Bozkurt B, Ozturk BT, Kerimoglu H, Irkec M, Pekel H. In-vivo confocal microscopic findings of 2 patients with Bietti’s crystalline corneoretinal dystrophy Cornea 2010;29(5): 590-3.
19. Okka M, Bozkurt B, Kerimoglu H, Ozturk BT, Gunduz K, Yılmaz M, Okudan S. Control of steroid induced glaucoma with surgical excision of subtenon triamcinolone acetonide deposits: A clinical and biochemical approach. Can J Ophthalmol, 2010;45(6):1-6.
20. Sirmaci A, Erbek S, Price J, Huang M, Duman D, Cengiz FB, Bademci G, Tokgöz-Yılmaz S, Hismi B, Ozdağ H, Oztürk B, Kulaksızoglu S, Yildirim E, Kokotas H, Grigoriadou M, Petersen MB, Shahin H, Kansan M, King MC, Chen ZY, Blanton SH, Liu XZ, Zuchner S,Akar N,Tekin M. A truncating mutation in SERPINB6 is associated with autosomal-recessive nonsyndromic sensorineural hearing loss. Am J Hum Genet 2010 May 14;86(5):797-804.
21. Kerimoglu H, Ozturk BT, Bozkurt B, Okka M, Okudan S. Does lens status affect the course of early intraocular pressure and anterior chamber changes after intravitreal injection? Acta Ophthalmol 2011; 89(2): 138-42.
22. Dogan EA, Ozturk BT, Mutluer M, Yıldız GU, Genc E, Yuruten B, Kocaogullar Y. Lumboperiotenal shunt for treating a patient with Behçet’s disease with medically refractory intracranial hypertension. J Clin Neuroscience 2011;18(3): 409-11.
23. Ozturk BT, Genc E, Tokgöz M, Kerimoglu H, Genc BO. Ocular changes associated with topiramate. Curr Eye Res 2011;36(1):47-52.
24. Bozkurt MK, Ozturk BT, Kerimoglu H, Ersan I, Arbag H, Bozkurt B. Association of age-related macular degeneration with age-related hearing loss J Laryngol Otol 2011;125(3):231-5.
25. Ozturk BT, Kerimoglu H, Adam M, Gunduz K, Okudan S. Glucose regulation influences outcome in ranibizumab treatment for diabetic macular edema. J Diab Complic, 2011; 25(5): 298-302.
26. Ozturk BT, B. Bozkurt, Z. Koyuncu, H. Kerimoglu. Follow-up of Lupus Choroidopathy with Optical Coherence Tomography Lupus, 2011; 20(10): 1076-78.
27. Yagci A., Bozkurt B., Egrilmez S., Palamar M., Ozturk BT, Pekel H. Topical Anesthetic Abuse Keratopathy: A Commonly Overlooked Helath-Care Problem Cornea, 2011 May,30(5): 571-5.
28. Ozturk BT, Kerimoglu H, Bozkurt B, Okudan S. Comparison of intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab treatment for diabetic macular edema J Ocul Pharmacol 2011; 27(4): 373-7.
29. Gönül Ş., Özkağnıcı A., Öztürk BT, Kerimoğlu H., Şahin A.. Evaluation of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness with Optical Coherence Tomography in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Türkiye Klinikleri Tıp Bilimleri Dergisi, 2011; 31(5): 1100-1105.
30. İrkec C, Teksut KT, Adisen E, Ozturk B, Fidan I, Gurer MA, İmir T, Bozkurt B. Fractalkine (CX3CL1) levels in patients with Behcet’s disease and Neuro-Behcet’s disease J Neurol Sci 2012; 135(1): 120-2.
31. Koç O, Genc E, Ozturk B, Genç BO, Keskin F, Özbek O. Dural Caroticocavernous Fistula: Pre- and Postembolization Apearances of Bone-subtracted CT Angiography Turkish Neurosurgery 2013; 23(2): 249- 51.
32. Bakbak B, Ozturk BT, Gonul S, Yılmaz M, Gedik S. Comparison of the effect of unilateral intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab injection on diabetic macular edema of the fellow eye. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 2013; 29(8): 728-32.
33. Bakbak B, Ozturk BT, Gedik S, Koktekir BE, Gonul S. Can intramuscular corticosteroid injection cause nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy? Clin Ophthalmol 2013; 7: 633-5.
34 Bakbak B, Gedik S, Ozturk BT, Koktekir BE, Gonul S, Yılmaz M. Quantitative assessment of anterior chamber inflammation in patients with retained presumed intraocular cotton fiber after phacoemulsification. Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2013; 21(3): 207-11.
36. Sener EC, Taylan HS, Ural O, Ozturk BT, Sanac AŞ. Strabismus surgery in
congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles : a paradigm Ophthalmic Genet 2014;
35(4): 208-25.
35. Öztürk BT. Who gets diabetic macular oedema; when; and why ? Pathogenesis and risc factors EMJ Diabet 2014; 2: 105-11.
36 Sener EC, Taylan Sekeroglu H, Ural O, Ozturk BT, Sanaç AS. Strabismus surgery in congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles: a paradigm Ophthalmic Genet 2014; 35(4): 208-25.
37 Gonul S, Ozturk BT, Okudan S. Measurement of choroid thickness in pregnant women using enhanced dept imaging optical coherence tomography Arq Bras Oftalmol 2015; 78(1): 62
38 Gonul S, Ozturk BT. Outbreak of late-onset toxic anterior segment sydrome after implantation of one-piece intraocular lenses Am J Ophthalmol 2015; 160(1): 208-9.
39 Hatemi G, Melikoglu M, Tunc R, Korkmaz C, Ozturk BT, Mat C, Merkel PA, Calamia KT, Liu Z, Pineda L, Stevens RM, Yazıcı H, Yazıcı Y. Apremilast for Behcet’s syndrome –A phase 2, placebo-controlled study New England Journal of Medicine 2015; 372(16): 1510-8.
40. Cakir M, Ozturk BT, Turan E, Gonulalan G, Polat İ, Gunduz K The effect of hypothyroidism on color contrast sensitivity: A prospective study European Thyroid Journal 2015; 4: 43-7.
41. Bakbak B, Ozturk BT, Zamani AG, Gonul S, İyit N, Gedik S, Yıldırım MS. Association of Apolipoprotein E Polymorphism with Intravitreal Ranibizumab Treatment Outcomes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Curr Eye Res 2015; Sep 23: 1-5.
42. Gonul S, Gedik S, Ozturk BT, Bakbak B, Koktekir B, Okudan S, Dagı HT. Postoperative fungal endophthalmitis caused by Trichosporon asahii treated with voriconazole. Arq Bras Oftalmol 2015; 78(4): 252-4.
43. Ozturk BT, Bozkurt B, Mesen A, Gonul S, İpekci SH. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings in lipemia retinalis Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina 2016; 47(6): 589-92.(3. OCT Kulübü & 2. Vitrektomi Kulübü’nde sunulmuştur, E107)
44. Guzel H, Bakbak B, Koylu MT, Gonul S, Ozturk B, Gedik S. The effect and safety of intravitreal injection of ranibizumab and bevacizumab on the corneal endothelium in the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Cutan Ocul Toxicol 2016; 24:1-4, (TOD 47. Ulusal Kongresi, Antalya, Kasım 2013, sözlü sunum, E69).
45. Yalçındağ N, Ozdal PC, Ozyazgan Y, Batıoğlu F, Tugal-Tutkun I, BUST Study Group. Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Uveitis in Turkey The First National Registry Report, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 2016; epub doi: 10.1080/09273948.2016.1196714
46. Ozturk BT, Yıldırım MS, Zamani A, Bozkurt B. K-ras oncogene mutation in pterygium. Eye 2017; Mar;31(3):491-498. (TOD 49. Ulusal Kongresi’nde poster olarak sunulmuş, en iyi araştırma ödülüne layık görülmüştür.E87)
47. Oray M, Cebeci Z, Kır N, Ozturk BT, Oksuz L, Tugal-Tutkun I. Endogenous Brucella endophthalmitis: A case report Saudi J Ophthalmology 2017; 31(2): 106-108.

Book Chapters
1. B.Bozkurt, B.T.Öztürk, , “Göz Hastalıkları”, Yaşlı Sağlığı, Editör: Y. Gökçe Kutsal, Güneş Tıp Kitabevleri, Ankara, 2010, 327-338,.
2. B.T.Öztürk, H.Kerimoğlu, N.Zengin, “Bölüm 20 Göz, Birinci Basamak Hekiminin Tanı ve Tedavi Kitabı”, Editör: Nafiz Bozdemir, Nobel Kitabevi, Adana, 2010, 1047-82.
3. B.T.Öztürk, S.Tatlıpınar, “Gözlük camları” Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği Optik ve Refraksiyon Birimi kitabı, İstanbul, 2010, 274-80.
4. B.T.Öztürk, M Okka, “Elektrofizyolojinin geleceği”, Elektrodiagnostik kitabı, Editör: Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği Elektrodiagnostik Birimi kitabı, İstanbul, 2011, 214-220.