In 2017, May 5-9 Los Angeles hosted the Jubilee Congress of ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) well-known and anticipated by almost all ophthalmologists, where the latest news on contemporary medicine was discussed.
The Republic of Armenia was presented in the Congress as the single country from the former USSR and neighboring countries. The Republic of Armenia was represented by Lilit Albert Voskanyan, the Head of Glaucoma department at Malayan Ophthalmologic Center, who was a reporter for one day and then a president for another.
During the congress some reporters introduced Armenia and every situation connected with it, as our country is one of the most important world scientific and educational centers of the glaucoma modern treatment (Micro shunting is obtainable in Armenia since 2007 at S.V. Malayan Center of Ophthalmology and we are considered to be one of the leaders in this field, and our huge experience is being currently used worldwide).
There were various words of gratitude by worldwide well-known doctors and Brazilian Doctor Emilio Suzuki was among them, moreover he made his first Micro shunting demonstration in Brazil under Aram Khachaturian's music, and he referred his warm words to Armenian population.