Dr. Rıfat Rasier is an accomplished ophthalmologist with a diverse educational background and extensive experience in the field. He pursued his medical education at the prestigious Lousiana State University School of Medicine in the United States, Stadtisches Klinikum Kemperhof Koblenz in Germany, and The Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College in England, specializing in ophthalmology. In 2007, he obtained the equivalence for the Faculty of Medicine from the General Medical Council of England, granting him full medical registration in England.
In addition to his ophthalmology education, Dr. Rasier completed a master’s program in Biomedical Engineering at Bogazici University in 2009. Demonstrating his commitment to continuous professional development, he went on to specialize in Ophthalmology at Bilim University in 2010. Following his specialization, he fulfilled his compulsory service at Kırklareli State Hospital in 2012.
Dr. Rasier’s dedication to advancing the field of ophthalmology is evident through his notable achievements. In 2017, he successfully completed his Ph.D. in the Biomedical Engineering department at Bogazici University, focusing on his groundbreaking work on laser-welded incisions in cataract surgery. His innovative procedure, developed at the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory of Bogazici University, involved using laser technology to close incisions in the transparent layer of the eye without the need for sutures. This groundbreaking research significantly reduced the risk of infection and minimized operation time. Notably, his work was published in an international book titled “Infrared Lasers for Cornea Tissue Welding.”
Throughout his career, Dr. Rasier has gained valuable experience and held various positions of increasing responsibility. He served as an Ophthalmologist at Kırklareli State Hospital from 2010 to 2012. Subsequently, he worked as an Ophthalmologist at Florence Nightingale International Hospital from 2012 to 2013. His dedication and expertise led to his appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Istanbul Bilim University, where he served from 2013 to 2016. Driven by his passion for excellence, he attained the title of Associate Professor in 2016. He continued his academic journey as an Assistant Professor at Florence Nightingale International Hospital from 2016 to 2021. Currently, he holds the prestigious position of Professor at Istinye University, showcasing his exceptional professional growth.
Dr. Rasier’s qualifications encompass a wide range of ophthalmic procedures, including Lasik Eye, Cataract, Keratoconus, Blepharoplasty, Fibroblast, Presbyopia—Smart Lens, Corneal Scar Treatment, and Senile Macular Degeneration. With his exceptional academic background, extensive experience, and innovative contributions to the field, Dr. Rıfat Rasier is a highly skilled ophthalmologist dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and advancing the frontiers of ophthalmology.