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.