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Haci Ugur Celik, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 273-3937

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Professional Background

Dr. Celik routinely diagnoses and treats conditions related to the front of the eye. He specializes in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. He serves as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Flaum Eye Institute. He earned his medical degree from Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey, in 2007. He then completed an ophthalmology residency at Beyoglu Eye Research and Training Hospital in Istanbul Turkey, which he followed with a fellowship in cornea-cataract and refractive surgery at Istanbul Medeniyet University. He traveled to the United States to complete fellowships in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Medical Retina at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He has been in private and academic practice since 2013. Conditions Dr. Celik treats and procedures he performs include:

Routine and complicated cataract surgery (Monfocal IOLs, Monovision, Premium IOLS)
Advanced anterior segment complications (Secondary IOLs, Iridoplasty)
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries (MIGS)
Refractive surgeries; LASIK, PRK (VISX Star and FEMTO LDV platforms)
Phakic Rafractive Surgery with ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens)
Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK)
Corneal transplant surgeries (PK, DALK, DMEK)
Keratoconus and Corneal crosslinking
Pterygium surgeries
Herpes zoster and other corneal infections
Fuchs and other ocular dystrophies



MD | Marmara Universitesi (Turkey)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/07/2018 - 07/06/2019
Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute-Human Resources

07/07/2017 - 07/06/2018
Fellowship in Clinical Retina at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute-Human Resources

10/15/2015 - 12/07/2016
Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease And Refractive Surgery at Istanbul Medeniyet University Medical Faculty

07/28/2008 - 09/23/2013
Residency in Ophthalmology at Beyoglu Eye Research and Training Hospital

11/15/2007 - 01/14/2008
Residency in Nuclear Medicine at Marmara University Faculty of Pharmacy (Turkey)

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Journal Articles

Olgun A, Celik HU, Yenihayat F, Bozkurt E, Sahbaz I. "Efficacy comparison of combined trabeculectomy with MMC and gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy." International ophthalmology.. 2022 Jan 28; Epub 2022 Jan 28.

Celik NB, Kose AO, Celik HU, Imamoglu S. "Evaluation of Bruch's membrane opening-minimum rim width and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in adults with anisometropic amblyopia." Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy.. 2020 Dec; 32:102023. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Basoglu A, Çelik U. "The Effect of SLT Laser Application on Iris to Treat Sectorial Heterochromia: A Promising Technique." Eye & contact lens.. 2018 Sep; 44 Suppl 1:S352-S354.