Another year, another cutting-edge medical conference! Our AECP-CHLA 19th International Conference begins September 24 with lectures in ophthalmology and will continue to November through a series of online events that are free for participants from all over the world.

Two donors who both led modest lives will leave an extraordinary impact on the lives of countless residents in Armenia through their generous bequests to the Armenian EyeCare Project.

low vision center

The AECP’s Low Vision Center in Yerevan is undergoing major enhancements to continue meeting the growing needs of the population, including soldiers and civilians wounded in the recent Artsakh War.

vision referral program

Following the recent Artsakh War the need for vision care in Armenia has increased due to injuries sustained by soldiers and civilians as a result of the war. To effectively address this increased need for care, the AECP has established a Vision Referral Program.

Nearly one year ago, an attack on Artsakh rocked the Armenian community. Our organization responded with emergency and ongoing aid.

Largely considered the hallmark of the AECP, our Mobile Eye Hospital is a surgical suite on wheels that delivers eye care to tens of thousands of Armenians each year who otherwise wouldn’t have access. Here are the stories of three Armenians who recently received sight-saving surgery aboard our mobile clinic.

eye surgery

Three children recently had their eyesight saved thanks to the diagnostics and treatment provided at our Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Blindness in Yerevan.


We are proud to report that, despite the challenges of 2020, the Armenian EyeCare Project was able to open our fifth Regional Eye Center in Armenia last fall! Located in the city of Yeghegnadzor in the Vayots Dzor province, the Vahakn Aglamishian AECP Regional Eye Center was opened in October 2020 and brings eye care to the thousands of Armenians living in the region.

artsakh child refugee

Elinar is only seven years old but she has already experienced the horror of war. The morning of September 27, 2020 Elinar woke up to the sound of bombs going off near her home.

The second part of the AECP-CHLA 18th International Conference – dedicated to neonatology and pediatrics – will start Monday February 15 and continue to Thursday February 18 through a series of online events free for participants all over the world.

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