Join us to hear and honour Dr S Chien Wong, foremost international ophthalmologist surgeon who has revolutionised eye care in Armenia saving the sight of 1 million or more premature infants and children in the region with his innovative expert surgery.
Dr S Chien Wong, is one of the world's leading consultant ophthalmologists at Moorfields Eye, Royal Free and Great Ormond Street (GOSH) Hospitals. A super-specialist in complex paediatric vitreoretinal surgery and retinovascular diseases, he is one of only two surgeons in the world in endoscopic vitrectomy for premature infants and young children with complex paediatric vitreoretinal diseases. Dr Wong’s department at GOSH is now the national surgical centre in UK. In 2014 he joined the Armenian Eye Project and flies every three months to the Armenian Centre of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Blindness to perform surgery on new-born babies and adults. He trains new doctors and introduces novel methods of gene therapy and surgery.
Dr. Chien Wong's Story - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fG_GwuT3pr0)
Organised by the Armenian Institute in collaboration with the Armenian Medical Association.