The MEDIS AWARDS is an international award that is awarded for medical research and it is an international recognition for doctors and pharmacists who have presented or published clinical research in a particular medical field at a high ranking congress or scientific publication and work in institutions throughout the region. Dr Maja Živković has just met all the criteria and has been in the final for the field of ophthalmology. Dr Maja Živković was recently 36 and is already the author and co-author of 57 papers published in professional journals or exhibited at both domestic and foreign congresses. The MEDIS awards is awarded in nine therapeutic areas in honor of the greatest medical achievements of the current year. The entry into the finals among colleagues from Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia is an indicator that the doctor from Niš is at the very top of the ophthalmological profession and it is definitely a recognition for one of the two best scientific works in 2017. Dr Maja Živković has recently returned from Antalya from the 51st Congress of Ophthalmologists of Turkey, where she was one of the three guest lecturers, and among them Prof. Dr Wagih Aclimados from the Royal University in England. Professor Aclimados was until recently the president of the European Board of Ophthalmologists, one of the leading experts, teachers and innovators. Dr Maja Živković held a lecture in the field of cataract and glaucoma surgery with the most up-to-date methods. After the lecture, she was given an award for special merits and contribution to the development of the eye care profession. Turkey is the leader in the world’s ophthalmology, a country with over 6,000 eye physicians, and more than 3,000 doctors and experts took part. She is a young perspective doctor of the Clinical Center in Niš, assistant at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš. Last week Dr Živković was promoted into PhD when she defended a dissertation in the field of glaucoma.
This year, 4,900 experts in the field of ophthalmology gathered in Barcelona, which exceeded all expectations and standards from previous EURETINA congresses.
We can proudly say that our assistant dr sci.med. Maja Živković, has been found among them as a lecturer. Her presentation entitled “Influence of multiple ANTI-VEGF injections on retinal nerve fiber layer and ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness”, was very noticed by eminent experts in the field of retinal surgery.
Dedication, tradition and high standards put CLINIC MAJA to the top of the eye profession, whereby Niš is typed in capital letters on the map of world ophthalmology. Professionalism and care of the eye surgeon team with over 20 years of experience, clearly places the ophthalmological Clinic Maja as a leader in the treatment of eye diseases and eye conditions not only in Serbia, but also in the region and beyond.
The official confirmation of our quality arrives in November when Clinic Maja from Niš will host the international symposium “WORLD OFTALMOLOGY IN NIŠ”. The symposium will be held on 11. November 2016 and it is a program that is accredited by the Serbian Health Council. International cooperation, numerous research and innovations regarding equipment, methodology of treatment and prevention of eye diseases will be presented during the symposium.
In addition to the hosts, Dr Maja Živković and Dr Marko Zlatanović, the symposium will be attended by Prof. Dr Ioannis Pallikaris, who is considered the father of laser surgery, and also prominent professors from the prestigious Columbia University in New York (Prof. Dr Tongalp H. Tezel and Prof. Dr Gulgun Tezel).
Professors from significant universities from Turkey and Greece, a large number of domestic experts, and well-known eye doctors from regional countries will also expose their achievements. They will present expert lectures in the field of eye surgery, cataract, glaucoma, child ophthalmology and many other professional areas.
The interest of the professional public is high, the symposium will gather about 300 experts from a large number of countries. The latest stories and world trends arrive in Serbia, Niš will be the capital of ophthalmology that day.
Retinal specialists and researchers from across the globe gathered in Copenhagen. Copenhagen provided the ideal backdrop to this year’s gathering of clinicians and surgeons interested in the research and treatment of retinal and macular diseases.
One of the participants and lecturers on this prestige Congress was our Dr Maja Živković. Her presentation title was ‘Inner retinal layer changes in patients with Parkinson’s disease’. With great pride we can say that she was the only participant from Serbia and that her presentation was declared as one of the best on the Congress.
On November 27, 2015, CLINIC MAJA held a scientific symposium on “Contemporary anti-VEGF therapy in the treatment of retina” in its new premises and one of the most modern conference halls.
Our eminent doctors Dr Maja Živković, Dr Marko Zlatanović, Dr Dijana Risimić, Doc. Dr Vesna Jakšić and Prof. Dr Gordana Zlatanović talked about the diagnostics of the retina and the mechanisms of the action of modern medications.
The symposium, which was attended by 130 ophthalmologists from south-east Serbia, was held in an educational atmosphere, after which colleagues continued to socialize at the cocktail party in the hall of the new special hospital for ophthalmology of the CLINIC MAJA.
On April 22nd, 2016, a symposium on “Annual dosage of ophthalmological information” organised by Unimed Pharm was held in Clinic Maja, at one of the most modern conference rooms in the region. Several topics could be heard by our doctors and guest speakers.
- “Refractive surgery in the light of modern ophthalmology” by Prof. Dr Gordana Zlatanović
- “Cross linking in treating of keratoconus” by Dr Maja Živković
- “Artificial tears-type, when and why by” PhD Dr Gordana Stanković-Babić
- “Importance of FAG in macular degeneration diagnosis” by Dr Sonja Cekić
The symposium which brought together about 110 ophthalmologists from Southeast Serbia was held in educational atmosphere after which the doctors continued discussing the newest trends in ophthalmology at the cocktail party in the lobby of the new special hospital for ophthalmology “Clinic Maja”. This symposium was accredited by the Health Body of Serbia.