Meet Prof. Cosar

2Prof. C. Banu Cosar, MD, is a former Wills Eye Hospital Fellow. She completed her education at Hacettepe University and Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital. She is the Director of Acibadem University, Department of Ophthalmology and she is affiliated with Acibadem Maslak Hospital, in Istanbul, Turkey. She is one of Turkey’s top vision-correction specialists. Prof. Cosar has trained many surgeons in the use of the excimer laser and has personally performed more than 10,000 vision-correction surgeries.

Prof. Cosar has published more than 100 articles, abstracts, and reports in professional journals and has delivered more than 25 invited lectures. She is the author of 22 ophthalmology book chapters. She is also a reviewer for 130 ophthalmology journals.

She has been interviewed by many television channels and has also been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers in Turkey. (Turkish website: www.banucosar.net)

Personal

Birthplace Ankara, Turkey
Present Position Director of Acibadem University, Department of Ophthalmology
Address Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Buyukdere Cad. No: 40 Maslak Istanbul 34457 Turkey
Telephone +90 212 3044632
Facsimile +90 212 2861318

Positions Held

2003 – Present Acibadem Eye Clinic
2002 – 2007 Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital
2003 – 2007 Medical Director, Haydarpasa Numune Eye Bank
2001 – 2002 Dunya Eye Hospital

Education:

Wills Eye Hospital Cornea Service (Philadelphia) (2000-2001)
Ankara Numune Training and Resarch Hospital Eye Clinic (1997-2000)
Hacettepe University Medical School (English) (1990-1996)

Academical Title:

Professor of Ophthalmology, 2014

Work Experience:

Acibadem University (2009-)
Acibadem Eye Center (2003-2009)
Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital Eye Clinic (2002-2007)

Administrative Responsibilities:

Director of Ophthalmology Clinic, Acibadem University Faculty of Medicine, 2014-
Haydarpasa Numune Hospital Eye Bank, Medical Director (2003-2007)
Turkish Ministry of Health Scientific Council of Corneal Transplantation, Member (2003-
2007)

Professional Societies:

Turkish Society of Ophthalmology: Cornea, Contact Lens, and Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Honored Prizes:

TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Grant, 2013
TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Scholarship, 2000

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

1. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Supracor hyperopia and presbyopia correction: 6-month results”, Eur J Ophthalmol, Eur J Ophthalmol, 24(3):325-9, (2014).
2. Cosar CB, Gonen T, Moray M, Sener AB, “Comparison of visual acuity, refractive results and complications of femtosecond laser with mechanical microkeratome in LASIK”, Int J Ophthalmol, 6(3), 350-355 (2013).
3. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Sener B, Keskinbora K, “Comparison of keratometric data obtained by automated keratometer, Dicon CT 200, Allegro Topolyzer, and Pentacam”, J Refract Surg, 28(8), 557-561 (2012). [Gonen T, Cosar CB, “Reply: Gaskin et al”, J Refract Surg 29(1): 10 (2013)]
4. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Keskinbora K, Acar S, “Impact of pterygium surgery on corneal topography”, Turkiye Klinikleri J Med Sci, 30(3): 1055-60 (2010).
5. Cosar CB, Ceyhan N, Sevim S, Sakaoglu N, Sirvanci S, San T, Kurtkaya O, Acar S “Corneal perforation with minor trauma: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI”, Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging, 36(4), 350-351 (2005).
6. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Topography-guided LASIK with the wavelight laser after penetrating keratoplasty”, J Refract Surg, 22(7), 716-719 (2006).
7. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “LASIK with an inferior hinge” J Refract Surg, 21(2), 197-199 (2005).
8. Cosar CB, Sener B, Sen N, Coskunseven E, “The efficacy of hourly prophylactic steroids in diffuse lamellar keratitis epidemic”, Ophthalmologica, 218(5): 318-322 (2004).
9. Acar S, Mavi E, Cosar CB, Sakaoglu N, “Corneal topographic changes after phacoemulsification through steep axis incision” Int Ophthalmol, 25(2), 123-128 (2004).
10. Cosar CB, Saltuk G, Sener AB, “Wavefront-guided LASIK with the Bausch and Lomb Zyoptix System”, J Refract Surg, 20(1), 35-39 (2004).
11. Cosar CB, Laibson PR, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, “Topical cyclosporine in pediatric keratoplasty”, Eye Contact Lens, 29(2), 103-107 (2003).
12. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Orbscan corneal topography system in evaluating the anterior structures of the human eye”, Cornea, 22(2), 118-121 (2003).
13. Sridhar MS, Rapuano CJ, Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Laibson PR, “Phototherapeutic keratectomy versus diamond burr polishing of Bowman’s membrane in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane dystrophy”, Ophthalmology, 109(4), 674-679 (2002).
14. Cosar CB, Rapuano CJ, Cohen EJ, “Corneal laceration and intraocular foreign body in a post-LASIK eye”, Cornea, 21(2), 234-236 (2002).
15. Cosar CB, Sridhar MS, Cohen EJ, Held EL, Alvim PTS, Rapuano CJ, Raber IM, Laibson PR, “Indications for penetrating keratoplasty and associated procedures, 1996-2000”, Cornea, 21(2), 148-151 (2002).
16. Tai MC, Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR, “The clinical efficacy of silicone punctal plug therapy”, Cornea, 21(2), 135-139 (2002).
17. Onder F, Cosar CB, Akbatur H, Kural G. “Bilateral retinal involvement as a presenting sign of neurofibromatosis 2”, J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus, 39(1), 49-51 (2002).
18. Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR. “Clear corneal wound infection after phacoemulsification”, Arch Ophthalmol, 119(12), 1755-1759 (2001).
19. Cosar CB, Rapuano CJ, Cohen EJ, Laibson PR. “Chalazion as a cause of decreased vision after LASIK”, Cornea, 20(8), 890-892 (2001).
20. Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR. “Tarsorrhaphy: Clinical experience from a cornea practice”, Cornea; 20(8), 787-791 (2001).
21. Gurbuz O, Ozdemir Y, Cosar CB, Kural G. “Lipoprotein (a) in Behçet’s disease as an indicator of disease activity and in thrombotic complications”, Eur J Ophthalmol, 11(1), 62-65 (2001).
22. Onder F, Kutluk S, Cosar CB, Kural G. “Bilateral orbital involvement as a presenting sign in a child with acute lymphocytic leukemia”, J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus, 37(4), 235-237 (2000).
23. Onder F, Can I, Cosar CB, Kural G. “Correlation of clinical and neuroradiological findings in down-gaze palsy”, Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 238(4), 369-371 (2000).
24. Ozdemir Y, Cosar CB, Onder F, Kural G, Daglı U. “Ocular complications in inflammatory bowel disease”, Ann Ophthalmol, 32(3), 245-248 (2000).
25. Onder F, Cosar CB, Gultan E, Kural G. “Vitreous hemorrhage from the persistent hyaloid artery”, J AAPOS, 4(3), 190-191 (2000).
26. Ozdemir Y, Kulacoğlu S, Cosar CB, Onder F, Kural G. “Ocular Leishmaniasis”, Eye, 13, 666-668 (1999).
27. Ozdemir Y, Onder F, Cosar CB, Usubutun A, Kural G. “Clinical and histopathological findings of iris nevus (Cogan-Reese) syndrome”, Acta Ophthalmol Scand, 77, 234-237 (1999).

International Presentations:

1. Bahadir-Kilavuzoglu AE, Bozkurt T, Cosar C, Sener A, “Assessment of intraocular pressure in hyperopic LASIK” XXXII Congress of the ESCRS, London, 2014.
2. Bozkurt T, Bahadir Kilavuzoglu A, Cosar C, Sener B, “Estimation of IOP decrease after myopic (and astigmatic) LASIK based on spherical equivalent of manifest refraction and keratometry values” XXXII Congress of the ESCRS, London, 2014.
3. Gonen T, Cosar B, Sener B, “Comparison of keratometric data obtained by autorefractometer, placido-based computerized topography, Allegro Topolyzer, and Pentacam”, XXVIII Congress of the ESCRS, Paris, 2010.
4. Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR, “Clear corneal wound infection after phacoemulsification”, ASCRS-ASOA Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, 2001.
5. Handwerger BA, Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR, “Predictive factors in visual outcome of infectious keratitis”, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Florida, 2001.
6. Cosar CB, Laibson PR, Rapuano CJ, Cohen EJ. “Topical cyclosporine in pediatric keratoplasty”, Wills Eye Hospital 13th Biennial Cornea Conference, Philadelphia, 2000.
7. Onder F, Gultan E, Cosar CB, Kural G, “Ocular findings associated with Ectopia Lentis et Pupillae”, XXVIIIth International Congress of Ophthalmology, Amsterdam, 1998.

International Book Chapters:

1. Cosar CB, “LASIK flap creation with Femtec”, Femtosecond laser techniques and technology, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Donnenfeld ED, et al, 69-71, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2012.
2. Cosar CB, Laibson PR, “Suturing techniques in penetrating keratoplasty”, Corneal transplantation, ed. Vajpayee RB, Sharma N, Tabin GC, Taylor HR, 73-77, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2010.
3. Cosar CB, “Corneal collagen cross-linking in keratoconus”, Corneal surgery, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Kannellopoulos AJ, et al, 25-28, New Delhi, Jaypee, 2010.
4. Cosar CB, “Photorefractive keratectomy”, Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg AG, Alio JL, Goes FJ, Bovet JJ, Kanellopoulos AJ, Mehta KR, Pinelli R, Lovisolo CF, Leon FS, Ramamurty D, Sachdev MS, Hehn F, PSO’Brat D, Gulani AC, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Mehta CK, Jaypee, 41-43, New Delhi, 2009.
5. Cosar CB, “LASIK”, Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg AG, Alio JL, Goes FJ, Bovet JJ, Kanellopoulos AJ, Mehta KR, Pinelli R, Lovisolo CF, Leon FS, Ramamurty D, Sachdev MS, Hehn F, PSO’Brat D, Gulani AC, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Mehta CK, Jaypee, 67-73, New Delhi, 2009.
6. Cosar CB, “Corneal collagen cross-linking in keratoconus”, Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg AG, Alio JL, Goes FJ, Bovet JJ, Kanellopoulos AJ, Mehta KR, Pinelli R, Lovisolo CF, Leon FS, Ramamurty D, Sachdev MS, Hehn F, PSO2Brat D, Gulani AC, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Mehta CK, Jaypee, 166-168, New Delhi, 2009.
7. Cosar CB, Coskunseven E, “Corneal collagen cross-linking in keratoconus”, Mastering corneal collagen cross linking techniques, ed. Garg A, Pinelli R, Kanellopoulos AJ, O’Brart D, Lovisolo CF, Jaypee, 92-97, New Delhi, 2009.
8. Cosar CB, “Cross-linking in keratoconus: advantages and disadvantages”, Mastering corneal collagen cross linking techniques, ed. Garg A, Pinelli R, Kanellopoulos AJ, O’Brart D, Lovisolo CF, Jaypee, 132-133, New Delhi, 2009.
9. Cosar CB, “Recent advances in photorefractive keratectomy”, Instant clinical diagnosis in ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg A, Rosen E, Goes FJ, Bovet JJ, Pajic B, Wang Y, Nassaralla BA, Jaypee, 70-71, New Delhi, 2008.
10. Cosar CB, “Recent advances in photorefractive keratectomy”, Mastering advanced surface ablation techniques, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Lin JT, Goes F, Rapuano C, Bovet J, Kanelopoulos AJ, Pinelli Aj, Hehn F, Pajic B, Mehta CK, 263-270, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2008.
11. Cosar CB, “Topography guided ablation with Allegretto Wave Eye Q Excimer laser: T-CAT”, Mastering the techniques of customized LASIK, ed. Garg A, Rosen E, Lin JT, Alpins N, Bovet JJ, Pinelli R, Pajic B, Mehta CK, 247-256, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2007.
12. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “LASIK with an inferior hinge”, Corneal Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg A, Pallikaris IG, Hoyos JE, Avalo Urzua G, Pinelli R, Piovella M, Mehta CK, 279-281, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2006.
13. Loesel FH, Cosar B, Goker S, Kessler R, Sener AB, Weinacht M, Zickler L, “Refractive surgical applications of ultrashort pulse lasers”, New Frontiers in Vision and Aberration-free Refractive Surgery, ed. Bille JF, Harner CFH, Loesel FH, 2nd Edition, 239-255, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2004.
14. Cosar CB, Laibson PR, “Suturing techniques in penetrating keratoplasty”, Corneal transplantation, ed. Vajpayee RB, Sharma N, Tabin GC, Taylor HR, 68-74, Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, 2002.

Articles in Turkish:

1. Bahadir-Kılavuzoglu AE, Cosar CB, Ucbasaran E, “Refraction of 1-year old infants with Plusoptix CR03 photorefractometr”, MN Ophthalmol, 21(1):52-5 (2013).
2. Cosar CB, Gonen T, Sener AB, “Corneal thickness measurements with ultrasonic pachymetry and Scheimpflug system”, MN Ophthalmol, 19(3): 132-136 (2012).
3. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Pterygium after laser in situ keratomileusis”, Acibadem Univ Health Sci J, 3(2), 142-145 (2012).
4. Cosar CB, “Contact lens related bacterial keratitis”, MN Ophthalmol, 18(3): 76-80 (2011).
5. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Femtosecond laser applications”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 3(3), 47-52 (2010).
6. Sener AB, Cosar CB, “Phakic intraocular lenses”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 3(3), 23-27 (2010).
7. Acar B, Akdemir O, Coşar CB, Acar S, “Comparison of keratometry, corneal topography and autorefractometer measurements in keratoconic eyes”, MN Ophthalmol, 17(1), 4-7, (2010).
8. Bahadır AE, Aktay S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Comparison of specular microscopy and pachymetry findings in normal and keratoconic eyes”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 17(4): 227-232 (2008).
9. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Donor corneal endothelium before and after penetrating keratoplasty”, T J Ophthalmol, 37, 406-413 (2007).
10. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Epidemiological characterization of donors and corneal tissues”, T J Ophthalmol, 36, 203-207 (2006).
11. Cosar CB, Gencer S, Acar S, “Longitudinal changes in corneal topography after penetrating keratoplasty”, T J Ophthalmol, 36,98-103 (2006).
12. Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Ascorbic acid against free oxygen radical related endothelial damage during phacoemulsification”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 15, 45-53 (2006).
13. Gonen T, Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Long term comparison of induced astigmatism by sutured and single sutured 4.0 mm clear corneal incision after phacoemulsification”, MN Ophthalmol, 13(4), 293-295 (2006).
14. Adas A, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Eye involvement in acne rosacea”, TJ Ophthalmol, 26(2), 104-111 (2006).
15. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Indications for penetrating keratoplasty”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 14, 162-166 (2005).
16. Cosar CB, Dalyan A, Acar S, “Comparison of anterior intraocular lens power calculation formulae for anterior chamber lenses”, MN Ophthalmol, 12(4), 269-271 (2005).
17. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Evisceration with scleral bisection and porous polyethylene sphere implantation”, Med J HNH, 45(3), 146-148 (2005).
18. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Thyroid ophthalmopathy dur to amiodarone use”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 14, 81-84 (2005).
19. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Bozkurt S, Acar S, “Comparison of efficacy and influence on tear function between topical olopatadine and lodoxamide in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis”, MN Ophthalmol, 12(1), 69-73 (2005).
20. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Albumine-gluteraldehyde tissue adhesive in bilateral corneal perforation: Case report”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 13(4), 221-224 (2004).
21. Cosar CB, Gonen T, Sakaoglu N, Sevim S, Mavi E, Acar S, “Corneal astigmatism changes after phacoemulsification with superotemporal and superonasal clear corneal incisions”, T J Ophthalmol, 34, 49-54 (2004).
22. Cosar CB, Guveli AK, Acar S, “Bilateral conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum”, Med J HNH, 44(1), 51-54, (2004).
23. Cosar CB, Ceyhan N, Sevim S, Sakaoglu N, Sirvancı S, San T, Kurtkaya O, Acar S, “Corneal perforation with minor trauma in a patient with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: Differential diagnosis and treatment”, MN Ophthalmol, 11, 77-80 (2004).
24. Guveli AK, Mavi E, Adas A, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Factors affecting intraocular pressure after phacoemulsification”, T Ophthalmol J, 33, 697-702 (2003).
25. Aksay S, Ozdemir Y, Cosar CB, Kural G, “Comparison of the effects of topical rimexolone 1% to fluoromethalone %0.1 on clinical findings and intraocular pressure in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis”, MN Ophthalmol, 9(1), 54-56 (2002).
26. Cosar CB, Ozdemir Y, Babur C, Gun BD, Asyalı A, Kural G, “Efficacy of intravitreal clindamycine on experimental toxoplasma retinochoroiditis”, MN Ophthalmol, 8(3), 263-267 (2001).
27. Cosar CB, Yarangumeli A, Kutluk S, Kural G, “Automated perimetry in amblyopia”, MN Ophthalmol, 8(1),53-57 (2001).
28. Demirbay DP, Diren HB, Yarangumeli A, Cosar CB, Kural G, “Evaluation of the optic nerve head perfusion with magnetic resonance imaging in normotensive glaucoma: Preliminary results”, T J Ophthalmol, 31(5), 590-599 (2001).
29. Yarangumeli A, Gultan E, Cosar CB, Kural G, “Long term results of Nd:YAG internal fistule revision in failed trabeculotomies”, MN Ophthalmol, 8(4), 359-364 (2001).
30. Yarangumeli A, Celikkıran M, Gurbuz Koz O, Cosar CB, Kural G, “Small incision trabecultomy: Preliminary results”, T Clin Ophthalmol, 10, 93-101 (2001).

Presentations in Turkish:

1. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Supracor presbyopia ve hyperopia treatment: 6 month results”, TOA 47th National Congress, Antalya, 2013.
2. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Sever O, Keskinbora KH, “Tortional phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation without viscoelastic use”, TOA 47th National Congress, Antalya, 2013.
3. Bozkurt TK, Torun Acar B, Bahadır AE, Akdemir MO, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Similar indications and evolving techniques: 566 keratoplasties (2004-2012), TOA 47th National Congress, Antalya, 2013.
4. Cosar CB, Gonen T, Sener AB, “Central and paracentral corneal thickness measurements”, TOA 44th National Congress, Antalya, 2010.
5. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Comparison of IOL Master and ultrasound biometry in intraocular lenspower calculation”, TOA 43rd Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2009.
6. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Pterygium after LASIK”, TOA 43rd Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2009.
7. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Late onset of corneal vascularization – a rare complication of intrastromal corneal ring segments for keratoconus”, TOA 41st Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2007.
8. Cosar CB, Sener AB, “Short term results of conductive keratoplasty in the treatment of presbyopia”, TOA 41st Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2007.
9. Bozkurt TK, Kırgız A, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Corneal topography in keratoconus: Statistical indexes”, TOA 40th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2006.
10. Bahadır AE, Aktay S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Comparison of specular microscopy and pachymetry findings between keratoconic and normal eyes”, TOA 40th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2006.
11. Akdemir MO, Torun B, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Keratometer, computerized corneal topography and autorefractometer findings in keratoconus”, TOA 40th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2006.
12. Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Longitudinal changes of corneal topography following penetrating keratolasty”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
13. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Epidemiological characterization of donor and the corneal tissue”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
14. Cengiz O, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Specular microscopy findings in donor corneal tissues”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
15. Cosar CB, Acar S, “Topography guided LASIK with an inferior hinge after penetrating keratoplasty”, TOA 40th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
16. Akdemir MO, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Urrets Zavalia syndrome as a complication of anterior chamber phakic IOL implantation”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
17. Gonen T, Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Comparison of long-term results in astigmatism between sutureless and one-sutured 4.0 mm clear corneal incisions in phacoemulsification”, TOA 39th National Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
18. Gencer S, Gonen T, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Corneal thickness maps after phacoemulsification with clear corneal”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
19. Daylan A, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Comparison of intraocular lens power calculation formulae for anterior chamber lenses”, TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
20. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Amiodarone related thyroid ophthalmopathy”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
21. Adas A, Cosar CB, Karafakioglu S, Acar S, “Ocular prostheses”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
22. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Influence of pterygium surgery on corneal topography”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
23. Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Influence of diabetes mellitus on induced corneal astigmatism after phacoemulsification with clear cornea incision”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
24. Gencer S, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Intraoperative ascorbic acid use against free radical induced damage in phacoemulsification”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
25. Kırgız A, Cosar CB, Acar S, “Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma in a cas with porphyra cutanea tardea”, TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
26. Cosar CB, Duru N, Bozkurt S, Acar S, “Intraocular lens power calculation formulae”, TOA 37th Ophthalmology Congress, İstanbul, 2003.
27. Cosar CB, Guveli AK, Bozkurt S, Acar S, “Bilateral conjunctival squamous carcinoma in a patient with xseroderma pigmantosum”, TOA 37th Ophthalmology Congress, İstanbul, 2003.
28. Gonen T, Cosar CB, Bozkurt S, Acar S, “Comparison of efficacy and influence on tear function between topical olopatadine and lodoxamide in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis”, TOA 37th Ophthalmology Congress, İstanbul, 2003.
29. Adas A, Cosar CB, Bozkurt S, Acar S, “Eye involvement in acne rosacea”, TOA 37th Ophthalmology Congress, İstanbul, 2003.
30. Cosar CB, Ceyhan N, Sevim S, Sakaoglu N, Sirvancı S, San T, Kurtkaya O, Acar S, “Corneal perforation with minor trauma in a patient with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: Differential diagnosis and treatment”, TOA 36th Ophthalmology Congress , Ankara, 2002.
31. Sener B, Cosar CB, “Evaluation of anterior segment structures with Orbscan corneal topography system”, TOA 36th Ophthalmology Congress, Ankara, 2002.
32. Kayman A, Mavi E, Adas A, Cosar B, Acar S, “Influencing factors on intraocular pressure after pahacoemulsification”, TOA 36th Ophthalmology Congress, Ankara, 2002.
33. Cosar CB, Gonen T, Sakaoglu N, Sevim S, Acar S, “Astigmatism changes after pahacoemulsification with clear corneal incision”, TOA 36th Ophthalmology Congress, Ankara, 2002.
34. Cosar CB, Yarangumeli A, Kutluk S, Kural G, “Automated perimetry in anisometropic, strabismic and mixed amblyopia, TOA 33rd Ophthalmology Congress, Izmir, 1999.

Book Chapters in Turkish:

1. Cosar CB, “Refractive surgery principles and classification”, Basic Ophthalmic Diseases, ed. O’Dwyer PA, Akova YA, 289-293, Gunes Medical Publishing, Ankara, 2009.
2. Cosar CB, “Refractive surgery examination techniques”, Basic Ophthalmic Diseases, ed. O’Dwyer PA, Akova YA, 293-296, Gunes Medical Publishing, Ankara, 2009.
3. Cosar CB, “Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)”, Basic Ophthalmic Diseases, ed. O’Dwyer PA, Akova YA, 296-301, Gunes Medical Publishing, Ankara, 2009.Cosar CB, “Degenerative diseases of the cornea”, Cornea, 237-250, TOA Publishing, 11, Istanbul, 2009.
4. Cosar CB, “Scleral contact lenses”, Contact lenses, 305-316, TOA Training Series 4, Istanbul, 2005.
5. Cosar CB, “Corneal diseases”, Before the ophthalmology examination, Keskinbora K, 119-150, Nobel Medical Publishing, Istanbul, 2005.
6. Sener AB, Cosar CB, “LASIK with a superior hinge”, Myopia Treatment, ed. Özcetin H, Sener AB, 202-206, Nobel Medical Publishing, Bursa, 2002.
7. Sener AB, Cosar CB, “Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)”, Myopia Treatment, ed. Özcetin H, Sener AB, 176-184, Nobel Medical Publishing, Bursa, 2002.

Invited Lectures and Conferences:

1. Panelist. Clues and tricks in ophthalmic diagnosis and treatment: Diagnosis and treatment of dry eyes. TOA 37th Spring Symposium, Istanbul, 2014,
2. Course Trainer. Cross-linking methods and application: Clinical results, TOA 47th National Congress, Antalya, 2013.
3. Toric contact lenses, Ankara Numune Days, Ankara, 2012.
4. Hard contact lens applications. TOA 2nd Contact Lens Application Days, Bursa, 2012.
5. Trainer: Hands on contact lens. TOA 2. 2nd Contact Lens Application Days, Bursa, 2012.
6. Panelist. RRed eye: Keratitis. TOA 9th March Symposium, Adana, 2012.
7. Course Lecturer. Presbyopic contact lenses. To whom? TOA Contact Lens Section Course, TOA 45th National Congress, Girne, Cyprus, 2011.
8. Live fitting: How do we fit contact lenses in difficult cases? 42nd ECLSO European Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Congress, İstanbul, 2011.
9. Panelist. Cross linking in corneal diseases: History and mechanisms of cross-linking, TOA 44th National Congress, Antalya, 2010.
10. Moderator. Contact lens oral presentations. TOA 44th National Congress, Antalya, 2010.
11. Course Instructor. Hands on contact lens. TOA 1st Contact Lens Application Days, Istanbul, 2010.
12. Panelist. Intraocular lens choice in eyes without capsular support: Anterior chamber lenses. TOA İzmir Branch Monthly Scientific Meeting, Izmir, 2008.
13. Panelist. Innovations in corneal surgery: New yechniques in corneal ectatic diseases. TOA 29th Winter Symposium, Antalya, 2008.
14. Course Lecturer. Keratoconus: Supportive treatment modalities. TOA 41th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2007.
15. Course Lecturer. Special contact lenses: Prosthetic lenses. TOA 41th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2007.
16. Course Lecturer. Presbyopia: Patient selection and contact lens fitting. TOA 40th
Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2006.
17. Course Lecturer. Therapeutic contact lenses: Postoperative fitting. TOA 39th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
18. Panelist. Corneal anatomy, physiology and examination techniques: Corneal wound healing and modulation. TOA 28th Spring Symposium, Istanbul, 2005.
19. Course Instructor. Penetrating keratoplasty (skills transfer). TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2005.
20. Panelist. Corneal incisional refractive techniques: Limbal relaxing incisions. TOA 24th National Ophthalmology Course, Ankara, 2004.
21. Panelist. Contact lenses and presbyopia: Patient selection, contact lens types, pros and cons. Uludag Ophthalmology Days, Bursa, 2004.
22. Moderator. Cornea free papers. TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
23. Discussant. Cornea interactive meeting: Post-LASIK ectasia. TOA 38th Ophthalmology Congress, Antalya, 2004.
24. Panelist. Contact lenses after cataract surgery: Physiologic problems in geriatric aphakic eyes and contact lens choices. TOA 25th Winter Symposium, Antalya, 2003.

International Video Albums

1. Cosar CB, “LASIK with Femtec”, Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Singh D, et al, Jaypee, 2nd edition, 20, Video XXXII, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2013.
2. Cosar CB, Coskunseven E, “Riboflavin UV-A induced collagen cross-linking in keratoconus”, Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, Vol 2, ed. Garg A, Tassignon MJ, Weinstock RJ, et al, Jaypee, 22, New Delhi, 2010.
3. Cosar CB, “Photorefractive keratectomy”, Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, Vol 2, ed. Garg A, Tassignon MJ, Weinstock RJ, et al, Jaypee, 21, New Delhi, 2010.
4. Cosar CB, “LASIK Surgical Technique”, ed. Garg A, Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, Video LII, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2007.

International Book Editor

1. Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, ed. Garg AG, Alio JL, Goes FJ, Bovet JJ, Kannellopoulos AJ, Mehta KR, Pinelli R, Lovisolo CF, Leon FS, Ramamurty D, Sachdev MS, Hehn F, PSO’Brat D, Gulani AC, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Mehta CK, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2009.

International Book / Video Album Honarary Editor

1. Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Singh D, Azad R, Verma L, Donnenfeld ED, TAssignon MJ, WWeinstock RJ, Kansas P, Forlini C, KKannellopoulos AJ, Packer M, Malyugin B, Mortensen J, Pajic B, Bellucci R, Yeoh R, Cotlear D, Mehta K, Prost EO, Moreno JMR, Kaynak P, Reinstein DZ, Johnson TM, Scharioth G, Grover AK, Ramamurty DD, Sachdev MS, MMermoud A, Mohan R, Assia EI, Khalil AK, Arteaga AP, Leon FS, Gulani AC, Sharma P, Saxena R, Dhull CS, Maskati Q, Honavar S, Dada T, Hehn F, Lesieur G, Cosar CB, Moreker S, Biswas P, Bhasin P, Dhaliwal RS, Chaudhary S, Doctor KJ, Mathur S, Mehta CK, Luthra G, Jaypee, 2nd edition, New Delhi, 2013.
2. Femtosecond laser techniques and technology, ed. Garg A, Alio JL, Donnenfeld ED, Kanellopoulos AJ, Lovisolo CCF, Leon FS, Kilic A, Sachdev MS, Hehn F, Gulani AC, Lakhotia S, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2012.
3. Jaypee’s Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, Vol 2, ed. Garg A, Tassignon MJ, Weinstock RJ, Kannellopoulos AJ, Mortensen J, Piovella M, Melamed S, Mehta KR, Lee SH, Malyugin BB, Prost EO, Moreno JMR, Hekimhan PK, Johnson TM, Cavallini GM, Grover AK, Ramamurty DD, Sachdev MS, Bovet JJP, Pinelli RR, Mermoud A, Khalil AK, Arteaga AP, Leon FS, Gulani AC, Dhull CS, Dada T, Lovisolo CF, Hehn F, Pajic B, Cosar CB, Moreker S, Dhaliwal RS, Mekta CK, Jaypee, New Delhi, 2010.

Scientific Board Member

International Journal of Ophthalmology, 2013-.
Medical Network Journal of Ophthalmology, 2012-.
National Trauma and Emergency Medicine Journal, 2011-
Acibadem University Health Sciences Journal, 2010-.
Turkish Clinics Ophthalmology Journal, 2007-.

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