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Faculty Physicians

Humeyra Karacal, MD

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Intraocular Lens Implants
Diabetic Retinopathy

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Comprehensive eye care including cataract, glaucoma diabetic eye disease, diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, uveitis (inflammation in the eye), medical retina eye problems in patients with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sarcoidosis and other autoimmune diseases, cataract surgery, monofocal aspheric intraocular lenses, premium intraocular lenses - ReZoom™ and Restor®; accommodating intraocular lenses - Crystalens®, glaucoma laser surgery, screenings for patients on medications toxic to the eye - e.g. plaquenil.

Read more on Uveitis - Ocular Inflammatory Disease.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Eye Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 12
Office Phone: 314-362-3937
Fax: 314-362-3725

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-996-3300
Fax: 314-996-3490



Medical Degree: Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey 1994
Residency: Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2007
Fellowship: Uveitis and Medical Retina, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2000
Residency: Ophthalmology, Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 1998
Fellowship: ORBIS International (Humanitarian organization to prevent blindness worldwide) 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Retrospective analysis of etiopathogenesis of all cases of endophthalmitis at a large tertiary referral center.
Karacal H, Kymes SM, Apte RS
Int Ophthalmol. 2007 Aug; 27(4)251-9.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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