Eye surgeons operating at our Smart Laser Eye Centers specialize in the treatment of known eye diseases and defects. Our Ophthalmologists have divided into general eye diseases treatments, laser eye surgery, cataract surgery and anterior segment treatments.
We do not only perform eye surgeries at our Smart Laser Eye Centers. We are constantly improving our eye treatments by researching and applying treatment techniques and technologies.
Our 100% dedication to excellence using the latest technologies in medicine lies behind the fact that helps us achieve Eye Surgery results that delight our patients and makes our Eye surgeons one of the best in their field. Many of our colleagues working in our hospitals have regained their eye health thanks to the treatments performed by our eye doctors.
Prof. Dr. Afsun Sahin
He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 2000 with the 4th rank. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Between 2009 and 2011, he completed his master’s degree in cornea, ocular surface and refractive surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston, US. He qualified the title of associate professor in 2012 and professor title in 2017. He has performed over 15,000 surgeries in over twenty years.
He has received numerous national and international awards (ARVO-Asia Travel Fellowship Grant Award, Gazi Eye Foundation ‘Best Scientific Paper Award’, ARVO Collaborative Research Fellowship Award, ICO Helmerich Fellowship Award, ICO WOC Fellowship Award, Royal College of) Ophthalmologists Best Reviewer Award, Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award). Koç University established its own research group with the support of KUTTAM, TÜBİTAK, TÜBA and ARVO.
Awards, Memberships, Certificates:
Ankara University Medical School, 4th rank in graduation (2000)
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) “Basic Science Assessment in Ophthalmology including Optics and Refraction” Certificate (2004)
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) “Clinical Science Assessment in Ophthalmology” Certificate (2005)
Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO)-Asia ‘Travel Fellowship Grant Award’ (2007)
Gazi Eye Association Scientific Award (2008)
TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM UBYT Awards
Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO) ‘Collaborative Research Fellowship Award’ (2009)
TOD Glaucoma Symposium Best Oral Presentation Award (2009)
TÜBİTAK-Postdoctoral Research Fellow Award (2009)
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) ‘Helmerich International Fellowship Award’ (2010)
The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) ‘Outstanding Young Scientist Award’ (2012)
Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO) ‘Developing Country Eye Researcher Fellowship Award’ (2015)
Turkish Ophthalmology Society Scientific Award (2015)
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) WOC2106 Travel Fellowship Grant Award (2016)
Turkish Medical Association, Most Successful medical doctor of the year (2016)
Turkish Ophthalmology Association
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)