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.
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
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
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 Membership Committee, 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 or corresponding author and the work was completed after your fellowship. Continue to Application
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)