LASIK Eye Surgery: Your Vision Correction Journey in Izmir

What is LASIK Eye Surgery? LASIK is a laser operation that aims to correct visual defects by altering the shape of the cornea. This surgery is an effective method for correcting refractive eye defects such as myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism. The cornea is located in front of the pupil and iris and directly affects the […]

What is Refractive Lens Exchange?

Refractive lens exchange, performed at leading institutions like Kaşkaloğlu Eye Hospital in Izmir, Turkey, involves replacing your natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens to correct your vision. This procedure aims to reduce the need for progressive lenses or reading glasses, offering an advantage with its cost-effective options. If you’re unfamiliar with this procedure, don’t […]

What is ICL?

ICL, or Implantable Collamer Lens, is a revolutionary solution for correcting vision problems such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. Unlike traditional laser eye surgeries, ICL doesn’t reshape the cornea; instead, it involves placing a biocompatible lens inside your eye to enhance your vision. Is ICL Right for You? ICL may be a suitable […]

Corneal tattooing

At Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital, we specialize in advanced corneal tattooing techniques. This technique, when employed for the appropriate candidate, can profoundly enhance one’s quality of life. The proficiency required for corneal tattooing is rare, and we pride ourselves on being leaders in this specialized field. Corneal tattooing is primarily utilized to cosmetically modify the appearance […]

Do you implant EyeMax Mono or other telescopic lenses for macular degeneration?

Certainly!  Our doctors have experience with EyeMax Mono, SML,and other telescopic intraocular lens implants. The EyeMax Mono intraocular lens (IOL) is a specialized lens designed for patients with macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease that affects the macula, the central part of the retina responsible for detailed, central vision. The disease leads […]

I have macular degeneration can I have SML lens implantation?

Of course! Our doctors have experience with SML, EyeMax Mono and other telescopic intraocular laens implants. The SML (Scharioth Macula Lens) is another type of intraocular lens (IOL) specifically designed for patients with macular diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Here’s some information about the SML: Purpose: The SML has been developed to help […]


Izmir is a vibrant city located on the western coast of Turkey, known for its rich history, stunning coastline, and lively atmosphere. If you have three days to explore Izmir, here’s a suggested itinerary to make the most of your visit: **Day 1: Explore the City Center** **Konak Square:** Start your exploration at Konak Square, […]

Advantages of Lasik

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) and LASEK (Laser-Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratectomy) are both effective laser eye surgery procedures used to correct refractive vision errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. While both procedures have their merits, LASIK tends to have certain advantages over LASEK for many patients. Here are some of the key advantages of LASIK: […]

Lasek vs Transprk

LASEK (Laser-Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratectomy) and TransPRK (Trans-Epithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy) are both laser eye surgery procedures used to correct refractive vision errors such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. These procedures are similar in that they both involve reshaping the cornea using an excimer laser. However, they differ in the way they treat the corneal […]