Could You Share With Us Your Academic Journey And How It Led You Your Current Specialization?

Prof. Dr. Tansu Erakgün’s academic journey is a testament to his dedication to ophthalmology. After completing his secondary education at Saint Joseph Koleji, he graduated from Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi in 1992. He began his specialization in ophthalmology at the same university, focusing on Retina Diseases and Vitreoretinal Surgery. His training included stints in Antwerp, Frankfurt, and Duisburg, enhancing his expertise in vitreoretinal surgeries.

Dr. Erakgün’s innovations, including the “Erakgun spatula knife” and “Erakgun snare,” are significant contributions to vitreoretinal surgery. His extensive experience, with over 20,000 surgical procedures, underscores his specialization in various retinal and ocular conditions. Fluent in French and English, he is an active member of multiple ophthalmological societies and a respected academic with numerous publications. His journey reflects a deep commitment to advancing the field of ophthalmology.

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