1998 News Story

Saudi ophthalmologists attend U.S. conference

Prince Abdul Aziz Ibn Ahmed Ibn Abdul Aziz, Chairman of the Saudi Ophthalmologic Society, hosted a reception yesterday in honor of the Saudi doctors who are participating in the 102nd U.S. conference on eye disease in New Orleans, USA. Over sixty eye specialists from the Kingdom are attending the conference. In his address, Prince Abdul Aziz referred to the increase in the number of Saudis participating as reflecting their awareness of enriching themselves with scientific experiments, adding that some 20 research papers on eye disease will be presented by Saudi doctors this year.