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 Center in Kapan and has dedicated it to his late mother.
A state-of-the-art Regional Eye Center will open its doors in the second-largest city in Armenia this fall. The Armenian EyeCare Project will unveil our fourth Regional Eye Center in Armenia and celebrate the Grand Opening of the John Ohannes Khachigian AECP Regional Eye Center in Gyumri during our 2018 Medical Mission to Armenia in September.
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.
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.
Since our Cornea Transplant Program began in 2016, we have provided over 70 cornea transplants in Armenia thanks to our generous donors and their contributions. However, there are still many Armenians on the list awaiting surgery. One of them is Armine.