E K Akpek

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Necrotizing scleritis as a complication of cosmetic eye whitening procedure
    Theresa G Leung
    The Division of Ocular Immunology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Woods Building, Room 476, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 3:39. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Current treatment strategies for age-related ocular conditions
    Esen K Akpek
    Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic and Division of Cornea, Cataract, and External Diseases, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:S76-84. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Overview of age-related ocular conditions
    Esen K Akpek
    Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic and Division of Cornea, Cataract, and External Diseases, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:S67-75. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of Sjogren's syndrome in a prospective cohort of patients with aqueous-deficient dry eye
    Melissa Shiao Hui Liew
    Pfizer Inc, San Diego, California, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:1498-503. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The use of precut, γ-irradiated corneal lenticules in Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation
    Esen K Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 9238, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:495-498.e1. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with unusual unilateral pellucid marginal degeneration
    E K Akpek
    Cornea and External Disease Service, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland21287 9238, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1698-700. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of Boston keratoprosthesis in aniridia: a retrospective multicenter study
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:227-231. 2007
  8. pmc Evaluation of patients with dry eye for presence of underlying Sjögren syndrome
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Ocular Surface Diseases and Dry Eye Clinic, Division of Cornea, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cornea 28:493-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of Sjögren's syndrome-associated dry eye an evidence-based review
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmology 118:1242-52. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Lack of herpes virus DNA in choroidal tissues of a patient with serpiginous choroiditis
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 9238, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:2071-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Necrotizing scleritis as a complication of cosmetic eye whitening procedure
    Theresa G Leung
    The Division of Ocular Immunology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Woods Building, Room 476, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 3:39. 2013
    ..We report necrotizing scleritis as a serious complication of a cosmetic eye whitening procedure that involves the use of intraoperative and postoperative topical mitomycin C...
  2. ncbi request reprint Current treatment strategies for age-related ocular conditions
    Esen K Akpek
    Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic and Division of Cornea, Cataract, and External Diseases, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:S76-84. 2013
    ..This article reviews the current treatment landscape for 4 major age-related ocular diseases: age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye...
  3. ncbi request reprint Overview of age-related ocular conditions
    Esen K Akpek
    Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic and Division of Cornea, Cataract, and External Diseases, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:S67-75. 2013
    ..This article reviews the physiology of the aging eye and the epidemiology and pathophysiology of 4 major age-related ocular diseases: age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of Sjogren's syndrome in a prospective cohort of patients with aqueous-deficient dry eye
    Melissa Shiao Hui Liew
    Pfizer Inc, San Diego, California, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:1498-503. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence and determine predictors of Sjögren's syndrome (SS) in patients with clinically significant aqueous-deficient dry eye...
  5. doi request reprint The use of precut, γ-irradiated corneal lenticules in Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation
    Esen K Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 9238, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:495-498.e1. 2012
    ..To report the use of a sterile, γ-irradiated corneal tissue without viable endothelium (VisionGraft Sterile Cornea; Tissue Banks International) in lieu of fresh donor cornea in Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis (KPro) implantation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous corneal perforation in a patient with unusual unilateral pellucid marginal degeneration
    E K Akpek
    Cornea and External Disease Service, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland21287 9238, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1698-700. 2001
    ..No changes occurred in the right eye. This case represents an unusual, unilateral corneal ectatic disorder, most likely pellucid marginal degeneration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of Boston keratoprosthesis in aniridia: a retrospective multicenter study
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:227-231. 2007
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcomes of keratoprosthesis as an alternative surgical procedure in the management of aniridic keratopathy...
  8. pmc Evaluation of patients with dry eye for presence of underlying Sjögren syndrome
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Ocular Surface Diseases and Dry Eye Clinic, Division of Cornea, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cornea 28:493-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the rate of Sjögren syndrome (SS) in a cohort of patients with dry eye syndrome...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of Sjögren's syndrome-associated dry eye an evidence-based review
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmology 118:1242-52. 2011
    ..Outcomes-based review of reported treatment options for patients with dry eye secondary to Sjögren's syndrome (SS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lack of herpes virus DNA in choroidal tissues of a patient with serpiginous choroiditis
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 9238, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:2071-5. 2004
    ..To investigate the role of herpes viruses in the etiology of serpiginous choroiditis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients with scleritis for systemic disease
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Maumenee Building 321, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:501-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between associated medical conditions and scleritis-particularly, the timing of the diagnosis of these diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint New treatments for serpiginous choroiditis
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, 600 North Wolfe Street, Maumenee 321, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14:128-31. 2003
    ..This article reviews the recent ophthalmic literature published on the management of serpiginous choroiditis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Topical cyclosporin in the treatment of chronic sarcoidosis of the conjunctiva
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1333-5. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of topical cyclosporin 0.05% in topical steroid-resistant atopic keratoconjunctivitis
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Maumenee Building 321, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:476-82. 2004
    ..To evaluate the short-term efficacy and safety of topical cyclosporin A 0.05% in the treatment of patients with severe, steroid-resistant atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC)...
  15. pmc Topical ciclosporin in the treatment of ocular surface disorders
    S Tatlipinar
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:1363-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory mediators in autoimmune lacrimal gland disease in MRL/Mpj mice
    Douglas A Jabs
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2293-8. 2004
    ..The presence of the inducible form of nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), which catalyzes the production of NO, and the presence TNF-alpha in the lacrimal glands of MRL/MpJ mice were assessed...
  17. pmc Autoimmune Th2-mediated dacryoadenitis in MRL/MpJ mice becomes Th1-mediated in IL-4 deficient MRL/MpJ mice
    Douglas A Jabs
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:5624-9. 2007
    ..The dacryoadenitis in both substrains appears to be Th2 in nature, with little IFN-gamma and substantial IL-4 at the site of lacrimal gland inflammation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chemokines in autoimmune lacrimal gland disease in MRL/MpJ mice
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:185-90. 2004
    ..The relative contributions of selected chemokines associated with Th1 and Th2 immune responses were assessed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Subluxation of iris-sutured intraocular lenses and results of a closed chamber technique for repositioning after penetrating keratoplasty
    Nada S Jabbur
    Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery Service, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cornea 24:438-42. 2005
    ..To describe subluxation of iris-fixated intraocular lenses (IOLs) after penetrating keratoplasty (PK) as a postoperative complication and report the long-term outcomes of a closed-chamber refixation technique used in the management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppression for posterior uveitis
    Douglas A Jabs
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Retina 25:1-18. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and ultrastructural features of a novel hereditary anterior segment dysgenesis
    E K Akpek
    Cornea and External Disease Service, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 600 N Wolfe Street, Maumenee 321, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:513-9. 2002
    ..To describe the clinical, histopathologic, and hereditary features of a novel familial anterior segment dysgenesis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immune defense at the ocular surface
    E K Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Eye (Lond) 17:949-56. 2003
    ..This article discusses the innate and acquired corneal elements of the immune defense at the ocular surface. The relative roles of the various factors contributing to prevention of eye infection remain to be fully defined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of serpiginous choroiditis with alkylating agents
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:1506-13. 2002
    ..To describe the management and long-term outcomes of patients with serpiginous choroiditis treated with alkylating agents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of combined penetrating keratoplasty with iris-sutured intraocular lens implantation
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1017-22. 2003
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcomes of combined penetrating keratoplasty with iris-sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Subluxation of suture-fixated posterior chamber intraocular lenses a clinicopathologic study
    Parag Parekh
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:232-7. 2007
    ..To report the occurrence of subluxation of suture-fixated posterior chamber (PC) intraocular lenses (IOL) and elucidate the mechanisms involved...
  26. ncbi request reprint Keratoprosthesis in high-risk pediatric corneal transplantation: first 2 cases
    Paul J Botelho
    Ocular Surface and Dry Eye Clinic, The Wilmer Eye Institute, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 9238, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1356-7. 2006
  27. doi request reprint Ocular surface distribution and pharmacokinetics of a novel ophthalmic 1% azithromycin formulation
    Esen Karamursel Akpek
    The Ocular Surface Diseases and Dry Eye Clinic, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 25:433-9. 2009
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  28. doi request reprint Occult thyroid eye disease in patients presenting with dry eye symptoms
    Anita Gupta
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:919-23. 2009
    ..To describe the clinical presentation, laboratory features, and treatment outcomes in a series of patients with occult thyroid eye disease (TED)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Current concepts and techniques in keratoprosthesis
    Ozge Ilhan-Sarac
    The Ocular Surface Diseases and Dry Eye Clinic, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 9238, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 16:246-50. 2005
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