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[VOAH]: Residents Receive Eye Exams standard

In July, 12 elderly beneficiaries of the Vanadzor Old Age Home received eye exams with the support of the Armenian EyeCare Project (AECP). As a result of the screenings, eight of the patients underwent eye surgery performed by Dr. Asatour Hovsepyan, AECP’s Mobile Eye Hospital coordinator and surgeon at the S. Malayan Ophthalmological Center. Some of the Vanadzor Old Age Home beneficiaries had been experiencing problems with their eyesight for years and had almost completely lost their eyesight prior to receiving treatment from AECP. The Armenian EyeCare Project, a nonprofit founded in 1992 by Roger Ohanesian, M.D., works to eliminate preventable blindness in Armenia and to make quality eye care accessible to all. AECP has five primary programs: direct patient ...

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