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Dr. Zeynep Aktas


Ophthalmology Specialist and surgeon




Medicana Istanbul


19 years of experience


  • Completed Education at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine (1995-2001).

  • Started working as a Research Assistant at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology.

  • Completed her training in Ophthalmology (April 2006) with her thesis titled 'Apoptosis in the retina and optic nerve in the endothelin-1 ischemia model and the neuroprotective effect of brimonidine'.

  • Completed service in Kizilcahamam (2006-2008).

  • Gained medical experience and posted as a Clinical Observer with Prof. Dr. Robert Ritch in the New York Ear and Eye Infirmary, Glaucoma Department (2009-2010).

  • Completed Ophthalmology residency in 2010.

  • Serviced in the Glaucoma unit of the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Ophthalmology Clinic, Wisconsin, USA.

  • Assistant professor Doctor at Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Ophthalmology Department (2014-2015).

  • Presently working at Medicana International Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Achieved various awards and more than 100 journals in scientific studies on national and international levels.

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Procedures Dr. Zeynep Aktas

Eye specialist and surgeon


  • Dr. Zeynep Aktas is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Turkey.
  • She has more than 19 years of experience in Eye specialization and services.
  • Mainly known for treating Eye diseases and low vision in children.
  • Presently servicing at Medicana International Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Areas of Specialization include Treatment of Corneal diseases, Childhood myopia treatment, Multifocal intraocular lenses, Cataract surgery, Visual field test, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma and Implant surgery, Glaucoma seton surgery, Treatment of Eyelash rotation, Vision rehabilitation for age 0-6, treatment of Eye-watering, Glasses, Glaucoma examination, Iris coloboma repair, Low vision rehabilitation, Computer vision field, Anti VEGF. intravitreal injection treatments and Smart lens surgery.
  • Participated in several clinical services and practiced in different laboratory studies.
  • Fluent in speaking Turkish and can speak Intermediate Italian.
  • Placed as an Assistant Professor in December 2014.
  • Received Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology Association (FEBO) as a Turkey representative (2017-2019).
  • Honored as a member of Fellow of Glaucoma Surgery (FGS) by the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery (2020).
  • Published more than 50 Scientific studies in many international journals and 40 in National journals.
  • Attended up to 60 National and International meetings.
  • Participated in several live surgery procedures and courses.
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Since 1992, Medicana Health Group sustains its progression on the way to determine the standards of future healthcare services. Today, Medicana Health Group, which carries on its activities in Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, İzmir, Konya, Samsun and Sivas constantly provides the most advanced healthcare services in all aspects of health through 14 hospitals and over 10 thousand employees. Medicana Health Group not only pioneered the development of health tourism in our country, but it also became one of the important centers in the treatment of international patients in multidisciplinary healthcare. In order to provide sustainable healthcare services, many offices have been established at important locations in the world.

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