UNESCO Natl. Commission to honor Prof. Khodadoust

 Iranian pioneer in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Ali Asghar Khodadoust

Iranian pioneer in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Ali Asghar Khodadoust

TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Iranian National Commission for UNESCO is scheduled to hold a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 27 in honor of Dr. Ali Asghar Khodadoust, an Iranian pioneer in the field of ophthalmology in the world.

Professor Khodadoust, who is an ophthalmologist and an expert in cornea transplants in Iran and America, has made great contributions to the advancement of the science of ophthalmology in Iran and the world.

During the ceremony attended by a number of scientific and cultural characters as well as his interested students, Secretary General of National Commission for UNESCO Mohammad Saeed Abadi will appreciate Professor Khodadoust for his scientific, social and cultural contributions.

Professor Khodadoust is a world renowned ophthalmologist, Persian icon of modern ophthalmology and an international pioneer of eye research.

The global reputation of Dr. Khodadoust is rooted in his extensive studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology.

As a result of his truly deserved world renown, several famous American ophthalmologists have recognized him as the world’s best corneal graft surgeon.

Due to his exceptionally impressive achievements in this field, a clinical finding has been named honorarily after him as “Khodadoust rejection line”, a sign indicative of a chronic focal transplant reaction.

By Mehr News Agency