Iva Dekaris is a cataract and corneal surgeon at “Svjetlost” eye hospital. She acts as the President of European eye bank association, and surgical instructor for European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She has performed over 20.000 surgeries; mostly cataracts, refractive surgeries on the lens and corneal grafts. Dr. Dekaris has published over 100 professional and scientific papers, and co-authored 5 international books. She was trained in eye hospitals in Croatia, Germany and USA, and have finished Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Harvard University in Boston.