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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 $300, which includes a subscription to the Journal Cornea.

There are currently three categories for membership:

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. Continue to Application

Open to those who are board-certified ophthalmologists (ABO or foreign equivalent) or PhDs engaged in research in visual science.  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. Continue to Application


Membership Fees

Member 1 year $300, 2 years $550, 3 years $775

Member with Thesis 1 year $300, 2 years $550, 3 years $775

Candidate 1 year Complimentary (limited to one year)


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