Susanna Kareyan received her first cornea transplant from the AECP back in 1995. Her implanted cornea layer lasted her nearly 30 years. Recently she was in need of a second transplant and was able to receive it with our help.

In September 2023, Dr. Narine Makyan traveled to the U.S. to participate in the AECP’s Next Generation Fellowship Program. Dr. Makyan recently completed her fellowship and has since returned to Armenia to put her knowledge and skills to work. We recently had a chance to catch up with her on her experience.

Since her birth, Yeva has undergone five surgeries and spent the first 11 months of her life in the hospital. Recently, she and her family traveled to Armenia to receive a sight-saving procedure at the AECP’s Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Blindness.

The Armenian EyeCare Project honored both a close corporate partner as well as a generous benefactor and friend who sadly passed on during the nonprofit’s annual Gala fundraiser.

The AECP’s board and staff shares our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mr. Luther J. Khachigian. As we say goodbye to our beloved friend, we reflect on Luther’s booming personality, love of family, thoughtful generosity, and his relentless desire to give back and make a lasting impact for the people of Armenia. Luther came […]

Building on the momentous success of our Regional Eye Centers initiative launched in 2015, the AECP continues to pave the way for new diagnostic clinics to be established in the remaining regions of Armenia.

As a humanitarian crisis unfolds, the Armenian EyeCare Project stands with the people of Artsakh. We are resolute in providing care to the tens of thousands who seek solace in Armenia.

The AECP has launched its “Protect the Eyes of Those Who Protect the Motherland” campaign, which will provide Armenia’s soldiers with protective eyewear in an effort to prevent soldiers from sustaining serious eye injuries or going blind.

Haykaz Grigoryan, 23, is one of nine Armenian soldiers who has received prosthetic eye surgery after sustaining injuries from the 2020 war with Azerbaijan.

Our mission to make eye care accessible to every resident in Armenia continues as we develop additional eye care facilities across all regions of the country.

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