Balog Ophthalmic Polyclinic is located in Osijek, in the city center, for more than 8 years.
In addition to standard procedures, we have introduced a number of new medical services in the field of diagnostics, treatment and surgery of the eye and aesthetic procedures for both the eye and all areas of the face.
At Balog Optics Center we provide optical and optometric services, with a variety of lenses and glasses frames produced by renowned manufacturers.
Thanks to the ever-advancing technology, we are proud to be a teaching base of the Faculty of Medicine at Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek. We also employ respectable team of specialists and subspecialists in the field of ophthalmology.
With everything mentioned, we are proud to be at the very top when it comes to the diagnostics and eye treatments.
Slaven Balog, MD, specialist ophthalmologist
Slaven Balog, MD is the backbone of the Polyclinic, along with ophthalmic surgeons and ophthalmologists from leading Croatian institutions. He specialized in ophthalmology with additional education in the field of diagnostics and treatment of the diseases of the anterior ocular segment, diagnostics and conservative treatment of posterior ocular segment, cataract surgery and refractive surgery as well as allergic eye diseases and systemic diseases of the eye (high blood pressure, circulatory diseases, rheumatic and other connective tissue diseases, etc.).
Dr Balog’s primary areas of interest are cataract surgery and refractive surgery with the incorporation of premium, custom made and add-on lenses. He solves the issues our patients face very successfully, and he also deals successfully with the increasingly frequent problem of the dry eye. With a team of professionals, he tackles more demanding refractive problems, and administers glasses and contact lenses (soft, semi-rigid, Rose K and scleral).
During his work in the Polyclinic, he also cooperated with top experts for the posterior ocular segment, Professor Ferenc Kuhn and Dr Gyor, PhD. He collaborates successfully with specialists in the field of neurology (through various clinical studies), otorhinolaryngology, internal medicine, and pediatrics.
He regularly participates in domestic and foreign ophthalmological congresses, symposia, and other professional and scientific meetings.
He actively participates as a lecturer at congresses of the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society and continuously attends professional development courses organized by the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society and the Croatian Medical Chamber.
He is a member of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), the Croatian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society and the Croatian Medical Chamber.
Our team of physicians
Assistant Professor Antonio Kokot, MD, specialist ophthalmologist and optometrist, subspecialist for the posterior ocular segment
Assistant Professor Antonio Kokot, MD specialized (subspecialized) in posterior ocular segment in 2009. He is continuously improving his knowledge and skills by attending various congresses and symposia.
He is a member of ESCRS and the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society, and often attends congresses and expert seminars as a lecturer. With his effort and knowledge, he continuously grows professionally. He started at the position of a teaching assistant and external associate.
Soon he was promoted from a physician and lecturer to Assistant professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek.
Professor Ferenc Kuhn, MD, PhD
Professor Ferenc Kuhn is a vitreoretinal surgeon and eye trauma specialist. He is the president of the International Society for Eye Trauma and a former president of the American Society for Eye Trauma, and a board member of the European Association for Vital Health. He is a professor of ophthalmology with tenure in the United States and Hungary and is a guest professor (honoris professor) and operator in several countries.
Davor Dobutović, MD, MSc, specialist ophthalmologist and subspecialist in glaumatology
Davor Dobutović, MD, MSc is a specialist in ophthalmology and a subspecialist in glaumatology. He is a member of the European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmologists and the Glaucoma Department of the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society. He has years of experience in diagnostics, administering contact lenses, ultrasound diagnostics of the eye and orbit, and complete glaucoma treatment.
Dario Lizatović, MD, general surgery specialist and plastic surgery subspecialist
Dario Lizatović, MD, is a specialist in general surgery and a subspecialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He is also a forensic medical expert. He has ten years of experience in cosmetic surgery. Dr Lizatović is licensed to work in Croatia and abroad. His surgical results are consistent with a sense of proportion and beauty.
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Roberta Šokac, MD, specialist ophthalmologist
Roberta Šokac, MD, is a specialist ophthalmologist and an experienced clinician, especially in the field of general ophthalmology and glaucoma. She enjoys the challenges of diagnosing and treating illnesses in various areas of ophthalmology, ranging from the periocular area and surface of the eye to posterior segment diseases and neuroophthalmology.
She is continuously developing her skills and improving her knowledge.
Vera Jelušić, MD, specialist ophthalmologist and optometrist
Vera Jelušić, MD specialized in ophthalmology in 2018. She is a member of the Croatian Ophthalmological and Optometric Society. She participates regularly in the Society’s activities, such as congresses, both as a lecturer and a member.
Biljana Jordanova, MD
Biljana Jordanova, MD graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek in 2003. Her passion for aesthetic medicine was developed and fostered by working alongside some of the world’s most respectable specialists. As a member of the Croatian Medical Chamber and the Croatian Association for Aesthetic Medicine, she continuously invests in her education by actively participating in numerous international congresses.
In addition to Botox treatment and dermal fillers, the focus of her work is maintaining the natural beauty of the skin with mesotherapy and PRP treatments. She nurtures an individual approach to each client with the aim of achieving a natural look.
Liana Ritz Mutevelić, MD, specialist ophthalmologist
Liana Ritz Mutevelić, MD was born and educated in Zagreb, where she graduated from the School of Medicine of the University of Zagreb and specialized in ophthalmology. For more than 25 years, the focus of her work has been anterior ocular segment surgery, plastic and aesthetic surgery, and non-surgical facial aesthetics. She has completed postgraduate studies and numerous expert courses. She holds lectures in Croatia and abroad.
Tomislav Kuček, bacc. ing. opt., optometrist
He completed his undergraduate studies in Zagreb (Polytechnic of Velika Gorica). Specializes in the correction of refractive and other anomalies of the eye, specialization in contactology – keratoconus, work with children. He continues his education in the direction of pediatric optometry.
Member of OCCSEE and Optometric Society. He attends major congresses in Croatia and abroad in the field of semi-rigid contact lenses and pediatric optometry. A pioneer in raising the standard of diopter correction of steps less than 0.25 in collaboration with Essilor so-called AVA (Advanced Vision Accuracy).
Ivan Varžić, bacc. ing. opt., optometrist
He completed his optometric studies in Zagreb (Polytechnic of Velika Gorica). Specializing in the correction of refractive and other anomalies of the eye, narrow specialization of visual impairment in multiple sclerosis under the mentorship of prof.dr.sc. Branimir Cerovski. A pioneer in raising the standard of diopter correction of steps less than 0.25 in collaboration with Essilor so-called AVA (Advanced Vision Accuracy).
He continues to work with children and continues his education in the field of pediatric optometry. Member of OCCSEE and Optometric Society.