Two years ago, the EyeCare Project launched a new initiative to eliminate infant blindness from ROP (Retinopathy of Prematurity) in Armenia. ROP is a disorder where infants who were born premature tend to lose their vision and go blind. The program had world-class ophthalmologists from the United States, Australia and Armenia gather in Armenian city of Yerevan for a conference to train local physicians on how to diagnose and treat infants afflicted by this disease.
The EyeCare Project launched a new program to eliminate infant blindness from ROP—Retinopathy of Prematurity. Physicians from the U.S., Australia and Armenia gathered in Yerevan for a conference to train Armenian physicians and diagnose and treat infants.
AECP TO ELIMINATE INFANT BLINDNESS. U.S. AECP Physicians, along with a team of experts from throughout the U.S. traveled over the weekend to gather in Yerevan to launch their ROP Initiative to eliminate infant blindness in Armenia.