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Škara Kolega Polyclinic - Ophthalmologist Zadar Škara Kolega Polyclinic - Ophthalmologist Zadar
Škara Kolega Polyclinic - Ophthalmologist Zadar
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Škara Kolega Polyclinic

Škara Kolega Polyclinic is located in the center of Zadar in a newly equipped space with state-of-the-art equipment and an operating room. We offer ophthalmic services for children and adults.

Here, you can undergo complete specialist and subspecialist ophthalmic examinations, comprehensive diagnostic services, and surgical procedures.

Our team consists of skilled and experienced ophthalmology and optometry specialists and subspecialists with many years of experience in eye care and surgery.

Our goal is to care for the health of your eyes and vision from birth to old age. We approach each patient individually, patiently seeking the best possible solution for them.

Visit us with confidence!

Employees:

  • Marija Škara Kolega, MD, FEBO, Ophthalmology, and Optometry Specialist, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Subspecialist
  • Ana Jurin Sičaja, MD, Ophthalmology and Optometry Specialist
  • Antonela Zelić, BSc, Med Tech., Bachelor of Nursing
  • Ina Mišlov, Nurse

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Marija Škara Kolega

Marija Škara Kolega, MD, FEBO

Specialist in ophthalmology and optometry
Subspecialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Split in 2005. Completed medical internship at the General Hospital Zadar, followed by passing the professional exam in 2007. Specialized in ophthalmology at the General Hospital Zadar and the Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, obtaining the title of Ophthalmology and Optometry Specialist in January 2013. Since 2018, she has been a subspecialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. In 2019, she passed the European Ophthalmic Exam in Paris, obtaining the title FEBO (Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology). From 2008 to 2022, she worked at the General Hospital Zadar and at the Special Hospital Agram from 2016 to 2022 as a specialist in ophthalmology, subspecialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabology. Throughout her career, she continuously educates herself in Croatia and abroad, staying at domestic and foreign universities at KBC Rebro-Zagreb, in Munich-Germany, Bologna-Italy, and Switzerland, gaining knowledge and skills in ophthalmology, especially in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Regularly participates in international congresses, symposiums, and other professional and scientific meetings. Actively engages as a lecturer at the congresses of the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society and attends courses for continuous professional development. She is a member of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS), Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society, Croatian Medical Association, and Croatian Medical Chamber.

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus
  • Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
  • Double Vision
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • 2023.-Mid face and lips foundation with MD codes Hand on training, Allergan Medical institute, Split, Croatia
  • 2022.- Vistabel (Botox) foundation for optimal patient outcomes, Hands on training, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2021.-„Conquering posterior capsule rupture: an online course“
  • 2021.-„Challenging situations in cataract surgery: an online course“
  • 2021.-„Corneal Ectasia: Overpowering paradigms and raised paradoxes from refractive surgery: an online course“
  • 2021.-„Eyelids Procedures (Non-Ptosis): Cybersight online course“
  • 2020.-„Complex,challenging and catarct complications management: an online course“
  • 2020.- Management of Retinoblastoma, Cybersight
  • 2019 - 11th Advanced course of strabismus, prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2018 - ESASO module "Intermediate & Advanced Cataract and Intraocular Refractive Surgery," ESASO Training Center, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • 2018.- Venice Ophthalmology Summer School, Class 2018; Venice, Italy
  • 2018 - Course of Permanent Medical Education "Skiaskopy," Children's Hospital Zagreb
  • 2018.- 2nd Basic course on strabismus, prof.KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2018 - 10th Advanced course of strabismus, prof. KP. Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2017.- 1 month SOE fellowship for Strabism, Ospedale Policlinico S. Orsola Malpighi di Bologna, Italy, under the mentorship of prof. Emilio Campos
  • 2017 - Course \"Disorders of refraction and ocular mobility - contemporary diagnosis and treatment\", Split, Croatia
  • 2017.- Managing Glaucoma: Preserving Vision, WebMD Global
  • 2017.- Clinical Cases in Glaucoma Treatment, WebMD Global
  • 2017.- Salzburg Weill Cornell Medical Seminar in Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria
  • 2017 - 9th Advanced course on strabismus, prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2017.- 1st Basic course in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology, prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2016.- 8th development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“,prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2015.- 7th development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2015 - Surgery for eye trauma and oculoplastic reconstruction ("Wet-lab" - stitching and tissue reconstruction).
  • 2015 - 3 months ICO fellowship in \"Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus\" at LMU Munich, Germany, under the mentorship of prof. Oliver Ehrt
  • 2014.- 6th development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“ prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2012.- 4th development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“,prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2012 - Medicinal and surgical treatment of diseases of the posterior segment of the eye (\"Wet-lab\" - intravitreal application of drugs), Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2011.- 5th low vision awareness course, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2011.- 3th development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“, prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2010.- 2nd development course for ophtalmologist „Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in strabology and pediatric ophthalmology“,prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2009 - 1st development course for ophthalmologist \"Strabismus: Early diagnosis and treatment\", prof. KP Boergen, Zadar, Croatia
  • 2009.- 6th LECOP Pediatric course, Prague, Czech Republic

Ana Jurin Sičaja, MD,

Specialist in ophthalmology and optometry

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zagreb in 2003. Completed medical internship at the University Clinic for Diabetes and Endocrinology "Vuk Vrhovac" in Zagreb. Completed specialized internship at the General Hospital Zadar and the Clinical Hospital Center "Sestre Milosrdnice" in Zagreb. Passed the specialized exam in December 2011, obtaining the title of Ophthalmology and Optometry Specialist. From 2006 to 2022, she was employed at the General Hospital Zadar and the Special Hospital Agram. From 2022 to 2023, she has been employed at the Polyclinic Servus Anda as a specialist in ophthalmology.

Participates as a lecturer at the congresses of the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society and educates at symposiums and other professional and scientific meetings. Member of the Croatian Medical Chamber, Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society, and Croatian Medical Association. Areas of special interest include neuro-ophthalmology, retinal diseases, glaucoma, and pediatric ophthalmology.

Miro Kalauz

Prof. Dr. Miro Kalauz, MD

Specialist in ophthalmology and optometry
Subspecialist in diseases of the anterior eye segment

Graduated, and obtained a master's degree, and a doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zagreb. Obtained the scientific-teaching title of a professor at the teaching base of the Clinic for Eye Diseases, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb. Educated multiple times at the Ogzikenhuiss Clinic in Rotterdam in the field of cataract surgery and corneal transplantation.

He is a lecturer in undergraduate teaching at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb, postgraduate studies, and continuous medical education courses. He is also a mentor to numerous students, residents, and doctoral candidates.

Actively participates in domestic and international courses and congresses. He is the author and co-author of several university textbooks, manuals, more than 30 articles in journals, and over a hundred congress abstracts. His special interests include cataract surgery with over 30,000 operated patients and corneal transplantation. He is a member of numerous domestic and foreign professional associations.

Ivan Boras, MD, FEBO

Specialist in ophthalmology and optometry
Subspecialist in diseases of the posterior eye segment

He completed a specialization internship at the Special Hospital for Ophthalmology „Svjetlost&ldquo from 2009 to 2013. Subspecialist exam in the field of diseases of the posterior eye segment passed in 2018. FEBO European ophthalmology exam passed in Paris in 2018.

During specialized and subspecialized training, continuous education is provided in the field of conservative and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. During work, over ten thousand intravitreal injections were administered for the treatment of various eye diseases, along with over a thousand laser procedures. Laser treatments for retinal and glaucoma diseases are of particular interest.

Special interests:  

  • Treatment of diabetes-related eye complications, diabetic retinopathy
  • Treatment of degenerative retinal diseases.
  • Retinal Diseases Laser Treatment
  • Glaucoma Laser Treatment
Ivan Boras
Antonela Zelić

Antonela Zelić, BSc, Med Tech.

Bachelor of Nursing

She obtained a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Zadar in 2015, acquiring the academic title of Bachelor of Nursing.

She gained work experience working at:

  • Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry of General Hospital Zadar
  • Zadar County Health Center, Home Care Service
  • Children's Kindergarten Biograd and
  • Special Hospital Agram

Ina Mišlov, RN

Graduated from Ante Kuzmanić Medical School in Zadar in 2015. A third-year student of the Professional Nursing Study at the Health Polytechnic in Zagreb.

She gained work experience working at:

  • Zadar County Emergency Medicine Institute.
  • General / Family Medicine
  • Home Health Care Institutions