Assoc. Prof. Barış SÖNMEZ

Experience

Memorial Hospital

Chief, Eye Center
2010 - 2018, İstanbul/Turkey

Ondokuz Mayis University

Chief, Cornea - Refractive
2006 - 2010, Samsun/Turkey

Education

Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
2009 - Present , Samsun/Turkey

Price Vision Group, Indianapolis - DSEK

Sutureless corneal transplantation course
2007 - Present , Iğdır/USA

Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
2006 - Present , Samsun/Turkey

The Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Cornea - Refractive Surgery

International Fellowship
2005 - 2006 , California/USA

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

Ophthalmology Residency Program
1999 - 2003 , Ankara/Turkey

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

Medical Doctor
1992 - 1999 , Ankara/Turkey

Scientific Publications

Archives of Ophthalmology, Web Quiz winner, Mayıs 2002
Türkiye Klinikleri 1. National Ophthalmology Contest , 3rd degree, October 2003, İstanbul
41.TOD National Ophthalmology Congressi, Best Research Jury, second degree, October 2007, Antalya Beden Ü, Yapıcı O, Süllü Y, Sönmez B, Erkan D. Orbital drainage of different size of colloids in rabbits: A dynamic scintigraphic study.
A. Scientific research published in the international literature
A1. Alanay Y, K Boduroğlu, B Sonmez ve M Orhan. Oculo-Palatal-Cerebral Syndrome: A third case confirming autosomal recessive inheritance. Am J Med Genet 15;130A(1):92 (2004)
A2. Kıratlı H, B Sonmez ve S Bilgiç. Bilateral multiple retinal astrocytomas in a patient with tuberous sclerosis Can J Ophthalmol 39:662-3 (2004)
A3. Sonmez B, B Bozkurt, A Atmaca, M Irkeç, M Orhan ve U Aslan. Effect of glycemic control on refractive changes in diabetic patients with hyperglycemia. Cornea 24:531-537 (2005)
A4. Gümüş K, B Bozkurt, B Sonmez, M İrkeç ve M Orhan. Diurnal variation of intraocular pressure and its correlation with retinal nevre fiber analysis in Turkish patients with exfoliation syndrome. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2:1-7 (2005)
A5. Aldave A.J, SA Rayner, AK Salem, G Yoo, BT Kim, M Saeedian, B Sönmez ve VS Yellore.No pathogenic mutations identified in COL8A1 and COL8A2 genes in familial Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47(9):3787-90 (2006)
A6. Sönmez B, BT Kim ve AJ Aldave. Amniotic membrane transplantation with anterior stromal micropuncture for treatment of bullous keratopathy in eyes with poor visual potential.Cornea 26:227-9 (2007)
A7. Sonmez B ve RK Maloney. Central toxic keratopathy: description of a syndrome in laser refractive surgery. Am J Ophthalmol 143:420-7 (2007)
A8. Sonmez B, MP Doan ve RD Hamilton. Identification of scanning slit beam topographic parameters important in distinguishing normal from keratoconic corneal morphology. Am J Ophthalmol 143:401-8. (2007)
A9. Aldave AJ, B Sonmez, SL Forstot, SA Rayner, VS Yellore ve BJ Glasgow. A clinical and histopathological examination of accelerated TGFBIp deposition following LASIK in combined granular-lattice corneal dystrophy. Am J Ophthalmol 143:416-9 (2007)
D10. Sönmez B , Ü Beden, İ Güngör ve D Erkan. Clinical characteristics of Herpes Simples viral keratitis and the role of oral acyclovir in treatment. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D11. Sönmez B , Ü Beden, M Özarslan ve D Erkan. Bed side glue blepharorrhaphy for recalcitrant exposure keratopathy in immobilized patients. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D12. Öztürk H, B Sönmez, Ü Beden, N Fışgın ve D Erkan. Clinical characteristics and management of an adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis epidemic. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D13. Öztürk H, B Sönmez, Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Corneal siderosis secondary to intraocular foreign body. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster) 
D14. Karakuzu B, B Sönmez , Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Treatment of fungal ulcer related corneal perforation with cyanoacrylate glue.TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D15. Boyraz S, B Sönmez, Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Epithelial debridement and diamond burr polishing in the treatment of anterior basement membrane dystrophy. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D16. Özarslan Y, B Sönmez, Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Corneal disease secondary to topical anesthetic abuse and it’s treatment. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 –Antalya (Poster)
D17. Türker G, B Sönmez , Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Combined anterior stromal micropuncture and amniotic membrane transplantation in the treatment of painful bullous keratopathy with low visual potential. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya(Poster)
D18. Türker G, B Sönmez, Ü Beden ve D Erkan. Regression of severe corneal stromal neovascularization with topical cyclosporine 0.05% after penetrating keratoplasty for fungal corneal ulcer. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D19. Beden Ü, O Yapıcı, Y Süllü, B Sönmez ve D Erkan. Orbital drainage of different size of colloids in rabbits: A dynamic scintigraphic study. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Oral presentation)
D20. Erkan D, Ü Beden ve B Sönmez. Traumatic avulsion if the medial rectus muscle. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D21. Boyraz S, Ü Beden, B Sönmez, Güngör İ ve D Erkan. The results of entropion surgery TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D22. Demir M, Ü Beden, B Sönmez, Y Süllü ve D Erkan.The effect of levator resection surgery to levator muscle function in congenital ptozis. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D23. Çoban DT, Ü Beden, B Sönmez, M Elmalı ve D Erkan. Nasolacrimal channel ageneszis as a cause of unsuccessfull probing. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Poster)
D24. Beden Ü, B Sönmez ve D Erkan. To see the unvisible in penetrating eye trauma. TOD 41. National Ophthalmology Congress 2007 – Antalya (Photograph presentation)
D25. Önal C, B Sönmez, Özarslan Y, Beden Ü, Öge İ ve Erkan D. Nail patella syndrome and cornea plana. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D26. Çoban DT, Beden Ü, B Sönmez, Erkan D. The results of external dacriocystorhinostomy and its effect on function and cosmesis. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 –Antalya (Poster)
D27. Beden Ü, Çoban DT, B Sönmez, Erkan D. Repair of canalicular injury with bicanalicular silicone tube intubation. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress i 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D28. Öztürk HE, B Sönmez, Yeter V, Beden Ü ve Erkan D. Jellyfish sting injury to cornea and its confocal microscopic findings. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya(Poster)
D29. Öztürk HE, B Sönmez, Erkan D, Öge İ. Decrease in corneal sensitivity in adenoviral keeratoconjunctivitis and the confocal microscopic findings. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D30 Türker G, B Sönmez, Beden Ü, Öge İ, Erkan D. Bilateral keratouveitis and hydroa vacciniforme. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D31. B Sönmez, Beden Ü, Öztürk HE, Erkan D, Öge İ. A Sutureless combined cadeveric keratolimbal allograft (cd-KLAG) and living related conjunctivolimbal allograft (lr-CLAG) for the treatment of severe chemical injury TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 –Antalya (Poster)
D32. Aykut M, Beden Ü, Demir S, Özarslan Y, B Sönmez, Erkan D. Subconjunctival lens dislocation after blunt trauma. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya(Poster)
D33. Demir S, Beden Ü, B Sönmez, Erkan D. Premature retinopathy. TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D34. B Sönmez, Süllü Y, Kandemir B. Conjunctival spitz nevus. 18. Ulusal Patoloji Kongresi 2008 – Antalya (Poster)
D35. B. Sönmez. Combinde phacoemulsification and endothelial keratoplasty surgery in patients with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome.. TOD 43. National Ophthalmology Congress 2009 – Antalya (Video presentation)
D36. B. Sönmez. A Sutureless combined cadeveric keratolimbal allograft (cd-KLAG) and living related conjunctivolimbal allograft (lr-CLAG) for the treatment of severe chemical injuryNational Ophthalmology Congress 2009 – Antalya (Video presentation)
D37. Correlation between the Goldmann applanation tonometry and dynamic contour tonometry in young myopic refractive surgery candidates.. Yeter V, B. Sönmez, Beden Ü,Erkan D. TOD 43. National Ophthalmology Congress 2009 – Antalya (Poster)
D38. The relationship between the ocular pulse amplitude and anterior segment structural components with the Galilei Scheimpflug imaging. Yeter V, B. Sönmez, Beden Ü, Erkan D.TOD 43. National Ophthalmology Congress 2009 – Antalya (Poster)
E. Other published literature: Letter to the editor:
E1. Sonmez B ve RK Maloney. Reply, Re: Central toxic keratopathy: description of a syndrome in laser refractive surgery. Am J Ophthalmol 144:333-4 (2007)
E2. Beden U, B Sonmez ve D Erkan. Intraocular telescope. Ophthalmology 115:921-2 (2008)
F. Duties on scientific meetings
F1. Session Chairman, Video Symposium TOD 42. National Ophthalmology Congress 2008 – Antalya
G. Conferences
G1. Ocular allergies,Allergic diseases and asthma symposium 2009 - Samsun
G2. Corneal edema and its treatment, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine 2010 -AnkaraG3. Stem cell transplantation surgery for the treatment of ocular surface trauma. Invited speaker. First annual congress on stem cell research. 2011, Sapanca

Affiliations

  • Turkish Ophthalmology Society 2000
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2006
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery 2006
  • Cornea Society 2007