Tag Archive: Glaucoma

Jul
09
2011

Glaucoma and Cornea Treatment Now in Armenia

Larry Najarian, MD examining Tigran, along with ophthalmologist Armine K. Hovannesyan, MD.

In first met Tigran as a child when he was brought to US in the early 1990′s for several vision-saving eye surgeries. Fortunately, those surgeries (for ) can now be performed in Armenia. Tigran is now a young adult. He holds down 2 jobs (1 full time, 1 part time) despite his severe vision impairment, and …

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Jul
06
2011

Visit to Kanaker-Zeytoun Medical Center in Yerevan

The Kanaker-Zeytoun Medical Center in Yerevan where many of us are working.

We saw some patients this morning. There are no formal eye screening programs here, and as a consequence, eye disease often is not identified until its advanced stages. Therefore there is a lot of unnecessary vision loss. A visit to one of the few low vision centers in the country revealed that basic equipment was …

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