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PD Dr. med. Konstantin Purkvani

Facharzt für Augenheilkunde und Augenchirurg

Operative Schwerpunkte

  • Kataraktchirurgie
  • Glaukomchirurgie
  • Hornhautchirurgie
  • Intravitreale operative Medikamentengabe  (IVOM)


Spezialgebiet: Netzhaut- und Glaskörperchirurgie

Professionelle Laufbahn

Seit 07/2021

Niedergelassener Facharzt und Augenchirurg im Wilhelminenhaus Kiel


Oberarzt an der Klinik für Ophthalmologie des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel


Habilitation über optische Kohärenztomografie (OCT) nach
Netzhaut- und Glaskörperchirurgie

04/ 2013

Promotion zum Doktor der Medizin über Gefäßverschlüsse der Netzhaut

10/2007- 2/2013

Facharztausbildung und operative Ausbildung an der Klinik für Ophthalmologie des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel


Dritter Abschnitt der ärztlichen Prüfung und Abschluss des Medizinstudiums in Kiel


  1. Mohabati D, Boon CJF, Hoyng CB, Purtskhvanidze K, Roider J, van Dijk EHC (2023) Fundus autofluorescence abnormalities can predict fluorescein angiography abnormalities in patients with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. doi: 10.1007/s00417-023-06042-z.
  1. Eilts SK, Pfeil JM, Poschkamp B, Krohne TU, Eter N, Barth T, Guthoff R, Lagrèze W, Grundel M, Bründer MC, Busch M, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Chiang MF, Chan RVP, Coyner AS, Ostmo S, Campbell JP, Stahl A (2023) Comparing Alternative Ranibizumab Dosages for Safety and Efficacy in Retinopathy of Prematurity (CARE-ROP) Study Group (2023) Assessment of Retinopathy of Prematurity Regression and Reactivation Using an Artificial Intelligence-Based Vascular Severity Score. JAMA Netw Open. 6(1):e2251512. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.51512.
  1. Gabel-Pfisterer A, Böhringer D, Agostini H; Feuerwerks-Verletzungen-Studiengruppe (2022) Pandemic-related sales ban of fireworks in Germany leads to a significant reduction of firework-related eye injuries. Ophthalmologie. 119(12):1257-1266. doi: 10.1007/s00347-022-01778-1.
  1. Schaub F, Schiller P, Hoerster R, Kraus D, Holz FG, Guthoff R, Agostini H, Spitzer MS, Wiedemann P, Lommatzsch A, Boden KT, Dimopoulos S, Bemme S, Tamm S, Maier M, Roider J, Enders P, Altay L, Fauser S, Kirchhof B; PRIVENT Study Group (2022) Intravitreal 5-Fluorouracil and Heparin to Prevent Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy: results from a randomized clinical trial. Ophthalmology. 129(10):1129-1141. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2022.05.024.
  1. Fleger JE, Roider JB, Purtskhvanidze K (2022) Asymptomatic optic disc edema as ophthalmological incidental finding. Ophthalmologie. 119(8):855-859. doi: 10.1007/s00347-021-01479-1.
  1. von der Burchard C, Sudkamp H, Tode J, Ehlken C, Purtskhvanidze K, Moltmann M, Heimes B, Koch P, Münst M, Vom Endt M, Kepp T, Theisen-Kunde D, König I, Hüttmann G, Roider J (2022) Self-Examination Low-Cost Full-Field Optical Coherence Tomography (SELFF-OCT) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: a cross-sectional diagnostic accuracy study. BMJ open. 12(6):e055082. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055082.
  1. Stahl A, Bründer MC, Lagrèze WA, Molnár FE, Barth T, Eter N, Guthoff R, Krohne TU, Pfeil JM; CARE-ROP Study Group (2021) Ranibizumab in retinopathy of prematurity – one-year follow-up of ophthalmic outcomes and two-year follow-up of neurodevelopmental outcomes from the CARE-ROP study, Acta Ophthalmol. 100(1):e91-e99. doi: 10.1111/aos.14852.
  1. Purtskhvanidze K, Saeger M, Frimpong-Boateng A, Rüfer F, Roider J, Nölle B (2021) Ten-year Outcome of Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery after Penetrating Keratoplasty. Journal of Glaucoma. 30(3):e108-e113. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000001741.
  1. Jiang P, Purtskhvanidze K, Kandzia G, Neumann D, Luetzen U, Siebert FA, Roider J, Dunst J (2020) 106Ruthenium eye plaque brachytherapy in the management of medium sized uveal melanoma. Radiat Oncol. 15(1):183. doi: 10.1186/s13014-020-01621-4.
  1. Klettner A, Harms A, Waetzig V, Tode J, Purtskhvanidze K, Roider J (2020) Emulsified silicone oil is taken up by and induces pro-inflammatory response in primary retinal microglia. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 258(9):1965-1974. doi: 10.1007/s00417-020-04763-z.
  1. Purtskhvanidze K, Saeger M, Treumer F, Nölle B, Roider J (2019) Open globe and penetrating eyelid injuries from fish hooks. BMC Ophthalmology 19(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s12886-019-1040-2.
  2. Purtskhvanidze K, Saeger M, Treumer F, Roider J, Nölle B (2019) Long-term Results of Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery. BMC Ophthalmology 19(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s12886-019-1027-z.
  3. von der Burchard C, Treumer F, Ehlken C, Koinzer S, Purtskhvanidze K, Tode J, Roider J (2018) Automated OCT Evaluation in Neovascular AMD: Retinal Volume Change Is a Reliable Marker for Disease Activity. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 256(9):1623-1629. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-4040-7.
  1. von der Burchard C, Tode J, Purtskhvanidze K, Koinzer S, Roider J (2018) Localized photoreceptor damage after femtosecond laser injury. Ophthalmology Retina 2(7):751-753. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2018.03.005.
  1. Sheptulin V, Purtskhvanidze K, Roider J (2018) Half-time photodynamic therapy in treatment of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 256(11):2027-2034. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-4086-6.
  1. Purtskhvanidze K, Schröder G, Jadik S, Synowitz M, Roider J. (2018) Orbital screwdriver injury in a toddler. Ophthalmologe 115(11):951-954. doi: 10.1007/s00347-018-0654-8.
  2. Purtskhvanidze K, Frühsorger B, Bartsch S, Hedderich J, Roider J, Treumer F (2018) Persistent full-thickness idiopathic macular hole: Anatomical and functional outcome of re-vitrectomy with autologous platelet concentrate or autologous whole blood. Ophthalmologica 239(1):19-26. doi: 10.1159/000481268.
  3. Purtskhvanidze K, Balken L, Hamann T, Wöster L, von der Burchard C, Roider J, Treumer F (2018) Long-term follow-up of lamellar macular holes and pseudoholes over at least five years. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 256(6):1067-1078. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-3972-2.
  4. Treumer F, Wienand S, Purtskhvanidze K, Roider J, Hillenkamp J (2017) The role of pigment epithelial detachment in AMD with submacular hemorrhage treated with vitrectomy and subretinal co-application of rtPA and anti-VEGF. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 255(6):1115-1123. doi: 10.1007/s00417-017-3620-2.
  5. Saeger M, Heckmann J, Purtskhvanidze K, Caliebe A, Roider J, Koinzer S (2017) Variability of panretinal photocoagulation lesions across physicians and patients. Quantification of diameter and intensity variation. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 255(1):49-59. doi: 10.1007/s00417-016-3416-9.
  6. Purtskhvanidze K, Hillenkamp J, Tode J, Junge O, Hedderich J, Roider J, Treumer F (2017) Thinning of Inner Retinal Layers after Vitrectomy with Silicone Oil versus Gas Endotamponade in Eyes with Macula-Off Retinal Detachment. Ophthalmologica 238(3):124-132. doi: 10.1159/000477743.
  7. Purtskhvanidze K, Rüfer F, Klettner A, Borzikowsky C, Roider J (2017) Ocular Trauma Score as prognostic value in traumatic ocular injuries due to rotating wire brushes. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 255(5):1037-1042. doi: 10.1007/s00417-017-3629-6.
  8. Mulder VC, Tode J, van Dijk EH, Purtskhvanidze K, Roider J, van Meurs JC, Treumer F (2017) Preoperative aqueous humour flare values do not predict proliferative vitreoretinopathy in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Br J Ophthalmol. 101(9):1285-1289. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-309134.
  9. Tode J, Purtskhvanidze K, Oppermann T, Hillenkamp J, Treumer F, Roider J (2016) Vision loss under silicone oil tamponade. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 254(8):1465-71. doi: 10.1007/s00417-016-3405-z.
  10. Koinzer S, Treumer F, Purtskhvanidze K, von der Burchard C, Roider J. (2016) Unterschwellige Laserkoagulation mit einem Standardlaser ‒ Eine Fallserie zur Chorioretinopathia centralis serosa. Augenspiegel 12: 22-26.
  11. Purtskhvanidze K, Treumer F, Junge O, Hedderich J, Roider J, Hillenkamp J. (2013) The long-term course of functional and anatomical recovery after macular hole surgery. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 54(7):4882-91. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-11699.
  12. Purtskhvanidze K, Klettner A, Roider J, Rüfer F. (2013) Open globe injuries by rotating wire brushes. Acta Ophthalmol. 91(8):e653-4. doi: 10.1111/aos.12220.
  13. Klatt C, Purtskhvanidze K, Hasselbach H, Treumer F, Hillenkamp J, Roider J. (2010) Retrospective case analysis of ophthalmological and systemic risk factors in patients with retinal vascular occlusion. Ophthalmologe 107(5):446-51. doi: 10.1007/s00347-009-2018-x.
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