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The Cornea Society has been active, dedicated and committed to the advancement of the understanding of diseases of the cornea and external eye. The Cornea Society is the single largest subspecialty society representing the subspecialty fields of cornea, external disease and refractive surgery. Currently yearly dues are $350, which includes a subscription to the Journal Cornea.

There are currently three categories for membership:

Candidate

Open to those who are actively enrolled in medical education and/or training (i.e., medical students, residents, and fellows). The term of membership is for one year and complimentary. Materials to accompany the on line application: CV and letter from Fellowship Director. Continue to Application

Member

Open to those who are board-certified ophthalmologists (ABO or foreign equivalent) or PhDs engaged in research in visual science. Materials to accompany the on line application: CV.  Continue to Application

Member with Thesis

Open to those who are board-certified ophthalmologists (ABO or foreign equivalent), and completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease of at least one year's duration in a program approved by the Board of Directors, or have a minimum of five (5) years post-residency experience with a substantial portion in cornea and external disease. Materials to accompany the on line application: Current CV, two (2) letters of recommendation from a current member with thesis (download the membership list here) and a copy of a paper published in a scientific journal where you are the 1st author and the work was completed after your fellowship. Continue to Application

Membership Fees

Member 1 year $350, 2 years $640, 3 years $900

Member with Thesis 1 year $350, 2 years $640, 3 years $900

Candidate 1 year Complimentary (limited to one year)

Military Membership Information

The Cornea Society is pleased to announce discounted membership rates for active duty military. The rates for 2016 are listed below: To qualify for these rates please use your military email address to create your membership account.

  • • $200 for 1 year military renewal
  • • $400 for a 2 year military renewal
  • • $600 for a 3 year military renewal

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY in 3 easy steps:

1. Log into your Cornea Society account

2. Once you have logged in to My Account select View History

3. Click on the Renew My Membership button