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Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital opens in Cambodia

September 30, 2014

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Yim Chhay Ly, inaugurated the newest Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital in the capital city of Phnom Penh on Sept. 28. The hospital began operations on Sept. 1.

“We now have approximately 60 hospitals globally, including 11 in Africa and 40-plus in India. Now, for the first time, we have opened in Far East Asia in Cambodia,” Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth, chairman and managing director, and OSN APAO Edition Board Member, told Ocular Surgery News. “What we are trying to do is create a global group of eye hospitals to deliver high quality eye care.”

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