Dr. Serdar Özler
Serdar Özler, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

FELLOWSHIPS: 
1. Vitreoretinal Surgery and Ocular Oncology 
Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, and Kenneth-Norris Jr. Cancer Institute 
University of Southern California, Los Angeles 
June 1990-June 1991

2. Ophthalmic Laser Surgery 
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, and the Department of Surgery, 
University of California Irvine, Irvine June 1989-June 1990

RESIDENCY: Department of Ophthalmology 
School of Medicine 
Ege University, Izmir- Turkey 
1986-1992

INTERNSHIP: School of Medicine 
Ege University, Izmir-Turkey 
1984-1985

MEDICAL SCHOOL: School of Medicine 
Ege University, Izmir-Turkey 
1979-1984

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Science Lycee, 
Ankara-Turkey 
1976-1979

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Bornova Anadolu Lycee 
Bornova, Izmir-Turkey 
1973-1976

BUSSINESS EXPERIENCE:

1. Serdar Ozler Eye Medical Clinic Inc.
1994-Present

2. Chief Resident of Ophthalmology 
Department of Ophthalmology 
Ege University Medical School 
Bornova, Izmir, 35100 Turkey 
1992-1994

2. Scientific reviewer of the Journal of the 
American Academy of OPHTHALMOLOGY 
1991- Present

3. Vitreoretinal Surgery 
Parana Eye Hospital and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Parana 
Curitiba, Parana-Brazil 
1991

4. Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation 
Intraocular Lens Institute 
Schiedam-Holland 
1988

5. General practitioner 
(Mandatory Service for Ministry of Health) 
Department of Ophthalmology 
School of Medicine 
University of Dicle, Diyarbakir-Turkey 
1985-1986

6. Elective Internship 
Orbis Flying Eye Hospital and the Department of Ophthalmology, Ege University, Izmir-Turkey 
February, 1985

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

1. Best research award, Brazil Congress of Ophthalmology, September 1991

2. Funded by the Turkish Higher Educational Committee and Ege University for a fellowship program in USA, 1989

3. Granted a scholarship by the Turkish Research Institute for Science and Technology, 1978. 
4. Best Scientist award, TOYP Turkey, 1998. 
5. Melvin Jones Fellow Award for Humanitarian Work by the International Lions Society, Izmir 2002

SOCIETIES: 1. Member, Turkish Ophthalmological Society

2. Member, Europeon Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Ophthalmic Oncology Group

INVITED SCIENTIFIC LECTURES

1. Koroid Malign Melanomunda Klinik. Panelist. Türk Oftalmoloji Derneği Ankara Şubesi aylık toplantısı. 21 Mart 1996, Hacettepe, Ankara. 
2. Makulayı Etkileyen Tümörlerde Episkleral Radyoaktif iyod-125 Plak Brakiterapisi. Panelist. VIII. Ulusal Yaz Sempozyumu. 8-11 Haziran 1995, ÇeŞme, izmir. 
3. CO CHAIRMAN at tumor session, European Congress of Ophthalmology, 2001

THESIS: 

1. Özler SA. Pseudophakia results in our clinic. Thesis of medical school graduation. Department ofOphthalmology, University of Ege. izmir, 1985.

2. Özler SA. Modification of air pump for fluid-air exchange in vitreoretinal surgery. Candidate’sthesis. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ege. izmir, 1992.

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED:

1. Hill RA, Özler SA, Profeta GA, Baerveldt G, Berns MW. Laser trabecular ablation (LTA): ARVOabstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 28- May 3, 1990. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 31 (Suppl): 1674,1990.

2. Özler SA, Hill RA, Andrews JJ, Baerveldt G, Heuer DK, Berns MW. Infrared laser sclerostomies. ARVOabstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 28-May 3, 1990. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 31 (Suppl):1675,1990.

3. Runyon T, Alfaro DV, Kirkman L, Queiroz Jr. JM, Özler SA, Liggett PE. Prophylactic intravenouscefazolin in the management of experimental post-traumatic endophthalmitis. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota,FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl):197,1991.

4. Hill RA, Özler SA, Baerveldt G, Viscardi J, Keates RH, Lee M, Harrington JA, Berns MW. Ab-interno 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl):388,1991.

5. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA, Alfaro DV, Moreira Jr CA, Liggett PE. Histopathologic evaluation ofsubretinal perfluorocarbon liquids. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. InvestOphthalmol Vis Sci 32 (Suppl):1046,1991.

6. Moreira Jr CA, Özler SA, Queiroz Jr JM, Alfaro DV, Runyon T, Liggett PE. Experimentalintraoperative use of perfluorotributhylamine, perfluorodecaline and perfluoropolyether. ARVOabstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32 (Suppl);1049,1991.

7. Özler SA, Nelson JS, Queiroz Jr JM, Alfaro DV, Berns MW, Liggett PE. Photodynamic therapy ofexperimental choroidal melanoma model using chloroaluminum sulfonated phthalocyanine. ARVO abstracts,Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 32(Suppl):2579,1991.

8. Liggett PE, El-Diri A, Özler SA. Tissue adhesives for retinopexy: a comparative study of syntheticversus biologic adhesives. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. Invest Ophthalmol VisSci. 32(Suppl):2731,1991.

9. Berns MW, Özler SA, Liaw LL, Harner CF, Shimizu RW, Profeta G, Andrews JJ. Epithelial healing rateafter excimer laser keratectomy in rabbits. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, April 29-May 4, 1991. InvestOphthalmol Vis Sci. 32(Suppl):2837,1991.

10. Liggett PE, Dugel PU, Özler SA, Rao NA, Smith RE. Vitrectomy in steroid non-responsive cystoidmacular edema. Presented at the 95th meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA,October 13-17, 1991. Ophthalmology 8:(Suppl):131, 1991.

11. Moreira H, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE, McDonnell PJ, Özler SA. Evaluation of corneal toxicity oftwo perfluorocarbon liquids. Presented at the Brazil Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil,September 5-8, 1991.

12. Özler SA, Chong LP, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green enhanced diode laser treatment ofmelanoma in a rabbit model. Third International Congress on Laser Technology in Ophthalmology. SanFrancisco, CA, May 22-25, 1991.

13. VickYi Shimoyma, Özler SA, Chong LP, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green enhanced diode laser treatmentof melanoma in a rabbit model. ARVO abstracts, Sarasota, FL, May 3-May 8, 1992. Invest Ophthalmol VisSci. 1992;33(Suppl):2801.

14. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA. Photodynamic therapy of experimental choroidal melanoma. Presented at theBrazil Congress of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 3-6, 1992.

15. Özler SA, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Initialexperience with 125I brachytherapy using an interactive treatment planning system for choroidalmalignant melanoma in Turkey. European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, May 9-11, Linz,Austria.

16. Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malignmelanomunun tedavisinde episkleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi. I. Ulusal Radyasyon OnkolojisiKongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

17. Alaluf A, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun brakiterapiye cevabınınultrasonografik özellikleri. I. Ulusal Radyasyon Onkolojisi Kongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

18. Killi R, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özbek SS, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomlarınıntanısında ve brakiterapi sonuçlarının takibinde renkli doppler ultrasonografi. I. Ulusal RadyasyonOnkolojisi Kongresi, 16-19 Mayıs, ÇeŞme, 1994.

19. Özler SA, Alaluf A, Eryıldırım A, Arıcan A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun tedavisindeepiskleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi: iki yıllık deneyimlerimiz. XXIX. Türk OftalmolojiKongresi, Antalya, 17-21 Ekim, 1995.

PROCEEDINGS

1. Haznedaroğlu G, KaŞkaloğlu M, Özler SA. Anisometropik hastalarda retinoskopik bulgularla ultrasonikaksiyel uzunluk ölçümlerinin iliŞkisi. XIX. (1985) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, MatbaaTeknisyenleri Basımevi, 462-465, 1986, istanbul.

2. Eltutar K, Özler SA. Pterijiumlarda eksizyon derivasyon otoplastisi sonuçlarımız. XX. (1986) TürkOftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 195-198, 1989, Bursa.

3. Özler SA, Karadede S, Eltutar K. Trahoma bağlı korneal kurvatur değiŞiklikleri. XX. (1986) TürkOftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 499-503, 1989, Bursa.

4. Karadede S, Eltutar K, Özler SA. Trahomda yeni görüŞler ve Güney Doğu Anadolu’da sondeğerlendirmeler. XX. (1986) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 541-543,1989, Bursa.

5. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA, Ediz A. Lepralı olgularda trahomun özellikleri. XX. (1986) TürkOftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Uludağ Üniversitesi Basımevi, 544-547, 1989, Bursa.

6. Batmanoğlu A, Eltutar K, KarakaŞ N, Özler SA, Karadede S. Trahomda enflamasyon Şiddetine göretedavi seçiminin avantajları ve pratik uygulaması. XXIII. (1989) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni,Çukurova Üniversitesi Basımevi, 1:17-20, 1989, Adana.

7. Beken Z, Eltutar K, KarakaŞ N, Özler SA, Karadede S. Skatrisyel trahomlu katarakt olgularındagöziçi lensi uygularımız. XXIII. (1989) Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Çukurova ÜniversitesiBasımevi, 1:31-34, 1989, Adana.

8. Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Astrahan MA, Liggett PE, Özkök S, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malignmelanomunun tedavisinde episkleral radyoaktif iyod-125 brakiterapisi. XXVIII. Türk OftalmolojiKongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi, 2:545-547, 1994, Antalya.

9. Alaluf A, Özler SA, Eryıldırım A, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomunun brakiterapiye cevabınınultrasonografik özellikleri. XXVIII. Türk Oftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi,2:543-544, 1994, Antalya.

10. Özler SA, Killi R, Eryıldırım A, Alaluf A, Özbek SS, Haydaroğlu A. Koroid malign melanomlarınıntanısında ve brakiterapi sonuçlarının takibinde renkli doppler ultrasonografi. XXVIII. TürkOftalmoloji Kongresi Bülteni, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi, 3:1228-1229, 1994, Antalya.

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

11. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA. Trahom: 174 olguda klinik gözlemlerimiz. Türk OftalmolojiDergisi, 16:373-381, 1986.

12. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Özler SA. Güney Doğu Anadolu Bölgesinde pterijiumun özellikleri ve trahomile iliŞkisi. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 16:462-467, 1986.

13. Eltutar K, Atlıhan F, Karadede S, Özler SA. Konjenital iktiyosis ve göz bulguları. TürkOftalmoloji Dergisi, 17:658-664, 1987.

14. Eltutar K, Karadede S, Atlıhan F, Özler SA. Ectropion and bilateral corneal perforation in a caseof congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma. Clinical and histopathological review. (French)Ophtalmologie, Jul-Sep, 2(3):253-254, 1988.

15. Yağcı A, Özler SA, Erbakan G, Ersöz B. Gaz geçirgen olmayan sert kontakt lens çalıŞmaları: lenskullanımı sonrası tavŞanlarda kornea ve ön kamera laktat seviyeleri. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 19:510-514, 1989.

16. Özler SA, Neev J, Liaw LL, Profeta G, Haznedaroğlu G, Andaç K, Berns MW. Excimer (193 nm) veerbium:YAG (2.94 µm) lazer fotorefraktif keratektomilerinin ultrastrüktürel karŞılaŞtırılması. TürkOftalmoloji Dergisi, 20:385-391, 1990.

17. Özler SA, Hill RA, Andrews JJ, Baerveldt G, Berns MW. Infrared laser sclerostomies. Investigativeof Ophthalmology, 32:2498-2503, 1991.

18. Hill RA, Baerveldt G, Özler SA, Pickford M, Profeta GA, Berns MW. Laser trabecular ablation (LTA):Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 11:341-346, 1991.

19. Hill RA, Özler SA, Baerveldt G, Viscardi J, Keates RH, Lee M, Harrington JA, Berns MW. Ab-internoneodymium:YAG versus erbium:YAG laser sclerostomies in rabbits. Ophthalmic Surgery, 23:192-197, 1992

20. Özler SA, Nelson JS, Liggett PE, Queiroz Jr JM, Berns MW. Photodynamic therapy of experimentalchoroidal melanoma model using chloroaluminum sulfonated phthalocyanine. Archieves of Ophthalmology,110:555-561, 1992.

21. Queiroz Jr JM, Moreira H, Liggett PE, McDonnell PJ, Özler SA. Corneal toxicity study of twoperfluorocarbon liquids. Arq Bras Oftal, 55 (6): 244-248, 1992

22. Queiroz Jr JM, Blanks JC, Özler SA, Alfaro DV, Liggett PE. Subretinal perfluorocarbon liquids: anexperimental study. Retina, 12:S33-S39, 1992.

23. Queiroz Jr JM, Özler SA, Moreira Jr CA, Alfaro DV, Runyon T, Liggett PE. Experimentalintraoperative use of perfluorotributhylamine, perfluorodecaline, and perfluoropolyether. Arq BrasOftal, 55 (3): 112-116, 1992.

24. Özler SA, Liaw LL, Neev J, Raney D, Berns MW. Acute ultrastructural changes after excimer lasercorneal ablation. Investigative of Ophthalmology 3:540-546, 1992.

25. Dugel PU, Rao NA, Özler SA, Liggett PE, Smith RE. Pars plana vitrectomy for intraocularinflammation-related cystoid macular edema unresponsive to corticosteroids. Ophthalmology, 99:1535-1541,1992.

26. Özler SA, Algan O, Haznedaroğlu G. An unexpected problem with an inexpensive air pump for vitreoussurgery. [letter] Archieves of Ophthalmology, 111:583-584,1993.

27. Chong LP, Özler SA, Queiroz Jr JM, Liggett PE. Indocyanine green-enhanced diode laser treatment ofmelanoma in a rabbit model. Retina, 13:251-259, 1993.

28. Özler SA, Neev J, Moreira H, Haznedaroğlu G, Berns MW. Excimer laser kornea ablasyonu: Korneadanfırlayan materyalin yüksek hız fotografisi. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 23:169-175, 1993.

29. Özler SA, Algan O, Haznedaroğlu G. A simple fluid-air exchange device for vitreoretinal surgery.Ege University Medical Journal, 1(1-2):1-5, 1992.

30. Özler SA, Harner CF, Moreira H, Haznedaroğlu G, Berns MW. Excimer laser keratektomisinden sonraepitel kinetiği. Türk Oftalmoloji Dergisi, 24:185-188, 1994

31. Akkın C, Özler SA, MenteŞ J. Tilt and decentration of bag-fixated intraocular lenses: acomparative study between capsulorhexis and envelope techniques. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 87:199-209, 1994