|Seyhan B. Özkan was born in London in 1963. She graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara in 1986 and completed her ophthalmology training at S.B. Ankara Numune Hospital Department of Ophthalmology in 1990. She made her subspecialty training on strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology in Moorfields Eye Hospital with Mr. John Lee and Mr. Peter Fells on 1991-92.
She became Associate Professor in 1996 and then Professor of Ophthalmology in 2002 in Adnan Menderes University Medial School in Aydın – Turkey. She had 126 published papers (71 international, 55 national) and 5 book chapters (4 national, 1 international).
Dr. Özkan served as the Local Organizer in the Meeting of European Strabismological Association (ESA) on 2004 in Izmir, and in the Meeting of International Strabismological Association (ISA) on 2010 in Istanbul.
Dr. Özkan was the President of the ESA between 2004 – 2009. She served as the Editor of ISA from 2006 to 2014 and she edited two ISA Transactions Books; ‘Update on Strabismology’ and ‘Advances in Strabismus’. Seyhan B. Özkan was the former President of ISA between 2014 – 2018. She is married and has two children.