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Prof. MD. Rıfat Rasier
Prof. MD. Rıfat Rasier
Prof. MD.

Rıfat Rasier

Liv Hospital Vadistanbul
Eye Diseases
Areas of Interests
    • Excimer Laser
    • Cataract
    • Cornea
Resume
Publications
Memberships
Awards
25
International Articles
13
h-index
Education:
  • Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
  • Boğaziçi University, MSc , Biomedical Engineering
  • Boğaziçi University, PhD , Biomedical Engineering

Experience

  • Liv Hospital Ulus
  • Florence Nightingale
  • The Western Eye Hospital, Imperial college, London
  • Louisiana State University, School of Medicine, New Orleans
  • Stadtisches Klinikum, Kemperhof Koblenz
Research:

LUMINOUS: Study to observe the effectiveness and safety of ranibizumab through individualized patient treatment and associated outcomes- Project Coordinator

Publications 25 International- 25 National publications

A-1. Ozgur Artunay, Amber Senel, Alper Sengul, Rifat Rasier, Halil Bahcecioglu. Central serous chorioretinopathy associated with topical latanoprost therapy. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2011 Dec; 19(6):453-5
A-2. Ozgur Artunay, Erdal Yuzbasioglu, Rifat Rasier, Alper Sengul, Amber Senel ,Halil Bahcecioglu. Combination treatment with intravitreal injection of ranibizumab and reduced-fluence photodynamic therapy for choroidal neovascularizatıon attributable to angıoıd streaks: 12- month results of a secondary to angioid streaks: preliminary clinical results of 12 month follow up. Retina 2011 Jul-Aug;31(7): 1279-86.
A-3. Ozgur Artunay, Erdal Yuzbasioglu, Mustafa Unal, Rifat Rasier, Alper Sengul, Halil Bahcecioglu. Bimatoprost 0.03% versus Brimonidine 0.2% in the prevention of the intraocular pressure spike following neodymium: YAG laser posterior capsulotomy. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther.  2010 Oct;26(5):513-7.
A-4. Rıfat Rasier, Mediha Ozeren, Artunay Ozgur, Halil Bahcecioglu, Ismail Seckin, Hamit Kalaycıoglu, Adnan Kurt, Alphan Sennaroglu, Murat Gulsoy. Corneal Tissue Welding With Infrared Laser Irradiation After Clear Corneal Incision. Cornea. 2010 Sep;29(9):985-90.
A-5. Rıfat Rasier, Uzay Gormus, Artunay Ozgur, Erdal Yuzbasioglu, Murat Oncel, Halil Bahcecioglu. Vitreous Levels of VEGF, IL-8, and TNF-α in Retinal Detachment.Curr Eye Res. 2010 Jun;35(6):505-9.
A-6. Ozgur Artunay,  Erdal Yuzbasioglu, Rıfat Rasier, Alper Sengul, Halil Bahçecioğlu. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after intravitreal bevacizumab injection in patient with choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to age-related maculopathy.J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Jun;26(3):301-3. 
A-7. Artunay Ozgur, Yuzbasioglu E, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H.Intravitreal bevacizumab in treatment of idiopathic persistent central serous chorioretinopathy: a prospective, controlled clinical study.Current Eye Research  2010 Feb;35(2):91-8.
A-8. Artunay Ozgur, Yuzbasioglu E, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H. Intravitreal ranibizumab in the treatment of cystoid macular edema associated with retinitis pigmentosa. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2009Dec;25(6):545-50.
A-9. Artunay Ozgur, Yuzbasioglu E, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H. Incidence and management of acute endophthalmitis after intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection.Eye 2009 Dec;23(12):2187-93.
A-10. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Ozgur, Yuzbasioglu E, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H. The effect of intravitreal bevacizumab (avastin) administration on systemic hypertension. Eye 2009 Aug;23(8):1714-8.
A-11. Yuzbasioglu E, Artunay Ozgur, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H. Simultaneous intravitreal and intracameral injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) in neovascular glaucoma. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics2009 Jun;25(3):259-64.
A-12. Artunay Ozgur, Rasier R, Yuzbasioglu E, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H.Intravitreal bevacizumab injection in patients with choroidal neovascularization due to choroid rupture after blunt-head trauma. International Ophthalmology. 2009 Aug;29(4):289-91.
A-13. Yuzbasioglu E, Artunay Ozgur, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahçecioğlu H. Intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection in retinitis pigmentosa. Current Eye Research  2009 Mar;34(3):231-7.
A-14. Artunay Ozgur, Yuzbasioglu E, Rasier R, Sengul A, Bahcecioglu H. Acute retinal arterial occlusion after intravenous administration of bevacizumab. BMJ (British Medical Journal) Case Reports. 2009  [online published.doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2009.1478]
A-15. Bahçecioğlu H ,Unal M, Artunay Ozgur, Rasier R, Sarici A.Posterior vitrectomy under topical anesthesia. Canadian journal of Ophthalmolgy 2007 Apr;42(2):272-7.
A-16. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Ozgur, Uzay Görmüş, Yuzbasioglu Erdal, Sengul Alper, Kukner Amber Senel, Oncel Murat, Bahcecioglu Halil. Interleukin-8 and tumor necrosis factor- α  levels in vitreous samples from patients with diabetic retinopathy. International Eye Science 2013 Dec;13:2365-2369
A-17. Rıfat Rasier, Amber Senel Kukner, Elvan Alper Sengul, Nazlı Gul Yalcın, Onur Temizsoylu, Halil Onder Bahcecioglu. The decrease in aqueous tear production associated with pepper spray. Current Eye Research, Early Online, 1-5, 2014. DOI: 10.3109/02713683.2014.930156 
A-18. Rıfat Rasier, Murat Gülsoy.  Amniotic membrane welded to contact lens by 1470-nm diode laser: A novel method for sutureless amniotic membrane transplantation. International Journal Ophthalmology. 2014; 7(6):917-921
A-19. Sengul Alper, Artunay Ozgur, Turkseven Esra, Yenerel Melda, Rasier Rifat, Kockar Alev, Yuzbasioglu Erdal. Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness changes in age-related macular degeneration treated with multiple intravitreal ranibizumab. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2016; 32(10):665- 670
A-20. Sengul Alper, Rasier R, Ciftci C,  Artunay O, Kockar A, Bahcecioglu H, Yuzbasioglu E. Short-Term Effects of Intravitreal Ranibizumab and Bevacizumab Administration on 24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Recordings in Normotensive Patients with Age- Related Macular Degeneration. Eye (Lond.) 2016; DOI:10.1038/eye.2016.305.
A-21. Sengul Alper, Artunay Ozgur, Kockar Alev, Afacan Ceyda, Rasier Rifat, Gun Palmet, NYalcın Nazlı Gul, Yuzbasioglu Erdal. The correlation of neutrophil/lymphocyte and platelet/lymphocyte ratio  with visual acuity and macular thickness in age-related macular degeneration. Intertanional Journal of Ophthalmology 2017; 10(5):754-759
A-22. Sengul Alper, Artunay Ozgur, Rasier Rifat, Kockar Alev, Afacan Ceyda, Hance Veysel Sabri, Yuzbasioglu Erdal. Pharmacogenetic Aspect of Intravitreal Ranibizumab Treatment in Neovascular AgeRelated Macular Degeneration: A Five-Year FollowUp. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 2017; May 4:1-7
A-23. Sengul A, Rasier R, Kukner AS, Kockar A, Artunay O, Bahcecioglu H, Yuzbasioglu E. Incidence and surgical management of cataractogenic trauma to the crystalline lens during intravitreal injection. Ret-vit 2017;26(4):325-329.
A-24. Uğurtay Ö, Şengül A, Koçkar A, Yüzbaşıoğlu E, Rasier R. Retinal nerve fiber levels in diabetic and hypertensive patients measurement by optical coherence tomography. Ret-vit. 2019;28(3):
A-25. Erkoc-Biradli Fatma Zehra, Ozgun Alp, Öztürk-Öncel Meftune Özgen, Marcali Merve, Elbuken Caglar, Bulut Osman, Rasier Rıfat, Garipcan Bora. Bioinspired hydrogel surfaces to augment corneal endothelial cell monolayer formation. J Tissue ENg Regen Med. 2021:1-12

C-1. Artunay Özgür, Rıfat Rasier, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu,Alper Şengül,Halil Bahçecioğlu Acute bilateral central serous chorioretinopathy developing after topical glucocorticoid therapy applied to the periocular skin. Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology 2010; 40(2):113-7.
C-2. Artunay Özgür, Amber Şenel, Alper Şengül, Rıfat Rasier, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Halil Bahçecioğlu. Bietti crystalline fundus dystrophy associated with retinitis pigmentosa. Retina-Vitreus journal 2011;19 :209-212
C-3. Artunay Özgür, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Alper Şengül , Rıfat Rasier, Halil Bahçecioğlu.Stargardt disease and retinitis pigmentosa: is a common genetic mutation responsible? Retina-Vitreus journal 2011;19 :56-59
C-4. Artunay Özgür, Alper Şengül, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Rıfat Rasier, Halil Bahçecioğlu, Nilgün Güdücü. Intraocular Pressure Changes During Pregnancy. Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology 2010; 40(2): 80-3
C-5. Artunay Özgür, Rıfat Rasier, Alper Şengül,Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Halil Bahçecioğlu. A Case of Glaucoma with Masked Intraocular Pressure Increase Due to Flap Interfacial Fluid Accumulation After Refractive Surgery. Glaucoma-Cataract 2010 5(2 ):114-116
C-6. Alper Şengül, Artunay Özgür, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Rıfat Rasier, Amber Şenel, Halil Bahçecioğlu.Our results of intravitreal ranibizumab treatment in choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration. Journal of Retina-Vitreus 2010;18 (2):143-148
C-7. Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Rasier Rifat, Bahçecioğlu Halil. The relationship between antiglaucoma drug use and nasolacrimal duct obstruction.Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji Dergisi 2010;19(3):150-4 
C-8. Alper Şengül, Artunay Özgür, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Rıfat Rasier, Amber Şenel, Halil Bahçecioğlu.Intravitreal bevacizumab treatment results in choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration. Retina-Vitreus 2010;18:18-22.
C-9. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Alper Şengül, Halil Bahçecioğlu. The role of preferential high acuity perimetry (PHP) in the evaluation of intravitreal bevacizumab efficacy in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji Dergisi 2009;18(3):156-165.
C-10. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Comparison of preferential high acuity perimetry with amsler grid in the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration. Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji Dergisi.2009;18(1):36-41
C-11. Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Rasier Rifat, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Intravitreal bevacizumab in choroidal neovascularization secondary to choroidal tear. Retina-Vitreus 2009;17(1):61-64.
C-12. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Can Preferential Hyperacuity Perimetry (PHP) be a helpful diagnostic and follow-up method in central serous chorioretinopathy? Retina-Vitreus 2008;16:208-213.
C-13. Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Artunay Özgür, Öncel Banu, Rasier Rıfat, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Corneal hysteresis and intraocular pressure in primary open angle glaucoma.  MN Ophthalmology 2008;15(2):85-89.
C-14. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Simultaneous intravitreal and intracameral bevacizumab administration in a case with neovascular glaucoma. Glaucoma-Cataract, June 2008; 3:135-138.
C-15. Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Artunay Özgür, Utine Canan Aslı, Rasier Rıfat, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Corneal hysteresis and intraocular pressure relationship in primary open angle glaucoma and normal tension glaucoma. Glaucoma-Cataract Journal March 2008; 3:21-24.
C-16. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Optic disc visualization with Heidelberg Retina Tomography in oblique disc syndrome. Glaucoma-Katarakt Journal March 2008; 3:33-36.
C-17. Rasier Rıfat, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Association of senile macular degeneration with acquired and personal risk factors. Retina-vitreus December 2007 15:273-275 
C-18. Artunay Özgür, Alper Şengül , Rıfat Rasier, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Halil Bahçecioğlu. Short and long term intraocular pressure alterations after intravitreal injection of Ranibizumab for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration. Glaucoma-Cataract Journal 2010;5:85-88.
C-19. Artunay Özgür, Alper Şengül , Rıfat Rasier, Erdal Yüzbaşıoğlu, Halil Bahçecioğlu. A case of bilateral retinal cyst with renal and thyroid multiorgan cysts. Bakirkoy medical journal 2011; 7 : 76-79
C-20. Senel Amber, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Rasier Rıfat, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. A case of kabuki syndrome diagnosed with ocular findings. Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji Dergisi.2012;21(2):117-118
C-21. Rasier Rıfat, Şenel Amber, Artunay Özgür, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengül Alper, Bahçecioğlu Halil. Our approach to cases with silicone oil droplets observed in vitreous after intravitreal injection. Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology 2012; 42:454-457.
C-22. Sengül Alper, Artunay Özgür, Kumral Türkseven Esra, Rasier Rıfat, Erçalık Yeşim, Dikmen Tükenmez Nejla, Elibol Savran Emine, Sevim Şahin. A case of unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy confused with hereditary maculopathy. Retina-vitreus. 2014; 22:305-307
C-23. Sengül Alper, Artunay Özgür, Kumral Türkseven Esra, Yenerel Melda, Rasier Rıfat, Erçalık Yeşim, Elibol Savran Emine, Dikmen Tükenmez Nejla, Sevim Şahin. The 6-month results of our single dose intravitreal dexamethasone implant applications for the treatment of branch retinal vein occlusions. Retina-vitreus 2015; 23 (3): 219-223.
C-24. Şengül Alper, Artunay Özgür, Kumral Esra Türkseven, Yenerel Melda, Rasier Rifat, Yalçın Nazlı Gül, Yüzbaşıoğlu Erdal, Şengör Tomris. Dexamethasone implants in the treatment of macular edema in central retinal vein occlusion: six-month results. Turkiye Klinikleri J Ophthalmol. 2016;25:30-5.
C-25. Altun Cemile, Uzundemir Fatma, Ciftci Koray, Rasier Rıfat. Development of a computer program supporting laser application through fundus fluorescein angiography test in retinal diseases. Retina-Vitreus 2016;24:129-133.

Published books and translations:
Published book: Infrared Lasers for Corneal Tissue Welding. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (2010-08-11), ISBN-13: 978-3-8383-4693-9
Book translation: Wills Eye Institute 5-Minute Eye Disease Assessment. Retina/Vitreous Section. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincot William & Wilkins, ISBN-978-975-277
Published book chapter : Biomaterials and stem cells : from basics to applications. Chapter 9. The recent developments and future perspectives on biomaterials for corneal tissue engineering. Hacettepe University Press (2018), ISBN-13: 978-975-491-470-2
Published book chapter : Ocular Infections Current Diagnosis and Treatment. Section C. 5.3. Fungal Keratitis. Educational Publications of Turkish Ophthalmology Association (2021), ISBN-978-605-61013-7-3
  • Turkish Medical Association
  • Turkish Ophthalmology Association
  • Turkish American Ophthalmology Society
  • Best publication award, Turkish Ophthalmology Newspaper, 2010, Corneal tissue welding with different wavelengths of infrared lasers in clear corneal incision.
  • Best publication award, Turkish Ophthalmology Newspaper, 2011, VEGF and IL-8 levels in vitreous fluid in proliferative vitreoretinopathy due to rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
  • JCI Turkey's Ten Successful Young People, Medicine and medical discoveries first prize, 2010
  • Ministry of Industry, Techno-Initiative Project Support, 2010
  • Prof. Dr. Necati Tanyolaç Award for projects and research on Biomedical Engineering and Technologies during their Master's or Doctorate, 2017
  • Second prize for the best scientific poster, Corneal Tissue Source with Infrared Lasers: In vivo Rabbit Study, Turkish Ophthalmology Association National Congress 2017
  • Best scientific poster third prize, Femtosecond Laser Ablation of Monofocal Intraocular Lenses, Turkish ophthalmology association national congress 2020
  • First prize for the best scientific poster, Ablation of monofocal intraocular lenses with femtosecond laser, ESCRS, European Society Cataract Refractive Surgeon 2021
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