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The Pediatric Ophthalmology Department is led by Prof. Dr Rudolf Autrata, PhD, MBA
Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Clinic of the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
President of the Czech Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Medicine of the Masaryk University in Brno.
Outstanding member of leading international associations for paediatric ophthalmology.
From the very beginnings, he has been dedicated to paediatrics and paediatric ophthalmology, with doctoral theses in the field of the application of excimer laser for therapeutic and refractive purposes in preschool children with the aim to reduce amblyopia. He is one of the first doctors in the world who have started pioneering work almost two decades ago, in the struggle against amblyopia in young children, in special cases that generated amblyopia. For his contribution to the development of paediatric ophthalmology in the world, he has been awarded many times with numerous world awards among which is the FIRST PRIZE for a years-long study of the application of excimer laser in preschool children in special indications, aimed at reducing amblyopia.
Today, he se one of the most cited authors with several hundreds of publications in prestigious, high-indexed professional journals on the topic of paediatric eye problems and surgical solutions for different types of strabismus, scleroplastic surgery, congenital glaucoma, ptosis, tear duct surgery, refractive procedures in children, therapeutic procedures in the cornea (PTK, CCL) etc. In addition to the extraordinary significance of his work in the field of paediatric refractive surgery, Professor Dr. Rudolf Autrata, with his huge experience, solves in a superior manner various forms of complicated deviations of the eye (paralytic strabismus, strabismus in different syndromes, after tumour surgeries, etc.).
By joining the team of Sveti Vid, he has enabled the introduction of contemporary paediatric ophthalmology in this area, thus including Svet Vid in the chain of few world paediatric highly specialized ophthalmology clinics that perform superior paediatric ophthalmology.
Professor – Consultant – Head of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Department of Special Hospital Sveti Vid, Belgrade, Serbia