Maja Bohač

Eye Clinic Svjetlost

Maja Bohač graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zagreb and specialized in ophthalmology under the mentorship of Professor Nikica Gabrić. Her postgraduate study of biomedicine and health was undertaken at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zagreb. In 2017 she obtained her doctorate with a dissertation on \"Comparison of mechanical microkeratome and femtosecond lasers\". She completed additional training in refractive surgery in London, Zurich, Barcelona, ​​Cologne and Strasbourg and was appointed assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka. As the head of the refractive surgery department at the University Eye Hospital Svjetlost, she is responsible for leading a team of ten refractive surgeons and for introducing new technologies in the field of laser refractive surgery. She has performed more than 30,000 laser surgeries, and specializes in complex cases such as scars, corneal damage and earlier refractive surgery. She is one of the first doctors in the region to use femtosecond lasers. She is also one of the first doctors to perform laser removal of presbyopia and has pioneered a new type of laser vision correction called SMILE and Smart Sight. She is a member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Croatian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She regularly participates as an active lecturer and educator at the annual meetings of these associations. Dr. Bohač has published 25 papers indexed in CC, of which the most important papers are related to the treatment of high astigmatism with excimer lasers.

Maja Bohač

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Refractive surgery has been gaining popularity worldwide in recent decades. This book provides essential facts about refractive errors, introducing new technologies in keratorefractive surgery, cataract surgery and combined surgery. Options available for complex cases like residual refractive errors after keratoplasty and good refractive results that can be achieved for glaucoma patients are also discussed. This book should be of interest to ophthalmology specialists and trainees studying refractive surgery.

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