When you ask Berge Kayaian why he supports the AECP his answer is simple: he understands there is a solution to eye disease and he knows that he can help. Most recently, Kayaian has sponsored the operating room of our Regional Eye Clinic in Kapan and has dedicated it to his late mother.
A state-of-the-art Regional Eye Clinic will open its doors in the second-largest city in Armenia this fall. The Armenian EyeCare Project will unveil our fourth Regional Eye Clinic in Armenia and celebrate the Grand Opening of the John Ohannes Khachigian AECP Regional Eye Clinic in Gyumri during our 2018 Medical Mission to Armenia in September.
The Armenian EyeCare Project is pleased to invite ophthalmologists, neonatologists and other medical professionals to attend the AECP-CHLA 16th International Conference on Ophthalmology, Neonatology and Endocrinology on September 24-26, 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia.
In 2016, we began a Cornea Transplant Program, asking donors to sponsor surgery for those in Armenia who needed the procedure but could not afford its cost. Here are the stories of three Armenians who have received cornea transplant surgery because of your support, including our youngest beneficiary yet.
AECP Fellow Dr. Ani Hambardzumyan has dedicated her life to offering the best eye care possible in Armenia. In 2004, she received a fellowship to study her specialty sponsored by the AECP. Last month, she was extended another opportunity by the AECP: to continue her medical education by participating in the 9th International Conference and Exhibition on Tissue Engineering and Biobanking in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Though saddened when we learned of former California Governor George Deukmejian’s passing, we quickly remembered all the good he brought to the world.
In 2016, we began a Cornea Transplant Program, asking donors to sponsor corneal surgery for those in Armenia who needed it. Here are the stories of two Armenians who have received cornea transplant surgery because of your support and one who is still awaiting surgery.
In support of our Diabetes Program, LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has donated two $45,000 lasers, which will enable us to treat diabetic eye disease through laser procedure and prevent vision loss and, ultimately, blindness.
Rather than receiving gifts this year for her 22nd birthday, Nairi Rostomian decided to donate her special day to a good cause.
In 2016, the Armenian EyeCare Project began a Cornea Transplant Program, asking donors to sponsor the surgery for those in Armenia who needed it. Here are the stories of three Armenians who recently received cornea transplants because of your support.