The Clinic became the first regional Center of Excellence to implement gene therapy for hereditary retinal dystrophies.
The University Eye Clinic University Hospital "Sveti Duh" was awarded the medal "Diploma of the Croatian Medical Association".
The President of the Republic of Croatia presented the Charter of the Republic of Croatia to the University Eye Clinic of the University Hospital "Sveti Duh".
The clinic becomes a Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization for Pediatric Ophthalmology.
For its publishing activities, the University Eye Clinic of the University Hospital "Sveti Duh" was awarded the Andrija Štampar Award.
The National Register of Early Detection of Visual Impairment, the first and only one in the world, has been established.
The research team of the project, led by prof. Mladen Bušić, MD, PhD and prof. Mirjana Bjeloš, MD, PhD was awarded with the City of Zagreb Award.
Mandatory screening grows into the National Preventive Program for Early Detection of Visual Impairment.
The European Society of Ophthalmologists (SOE) declares the Eye Disease Clinic the Center of Excellence of the European Society of Ophthalmologists.
The postgraduate specialist study "Ophthalmology and Optometry" of the Medical Faculty of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek was established.
The project grows into a mandatory national screening for amblyopia, and the Clinic receives the status of the Reference Center of the Ministry of Health for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
The scientific project "Amblyopia in four-year-old children of the City of Zagreb" was launched.
It is the world's largest project of this nature in pediatric ophthalmology.
The Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital "Sveti Duh" becomes University Eye Clinic of the University Hospital "Sveti Duh".