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Complimentary subscription to the Cornea journal

The Cornea Society sponsors and supports Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease. Initially published by Raven Press, Inc., with Frank M. Polack, MD, as the founding editor, the journal has grown in scientific quality, circulation, and stature. Currently published monthly by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, the present Editor-in-Chief is Alan Sugar, MD.

Online access to the Cornea journal

Download the most recent issue of Cornea on your tablet to read when it’s convenient. You can read current issue or search the library of issues of Cornea.

Online subscription to kera-net

Kera-net is the official online resource of the Cornea Society. It is primarily designed for ophthalmologists specializing in or with a specific interest in cornea, external disease, eye banking, and refractive surgery. Kera-net is a worldwide interactive forum and a resource to subscribers for the exchange of clinical and scientific information pertinent to diseases and surgery of the cornea and external eye and refractive surgery.

Advocacy and representation on funding and regulatory legislation

The Cornea Society works with other ophthalmic associations and is actively engaged in a variety of policy proposals to ensure our members can continue to provide quality care to patients. The Society also is active in regulatory issues and represents its members with government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, CMS and other agencies.

Discounts on meeting registration at various ophthalmic meetings

As a member of the Cornea Society you can enjoy discounted meeting registration to Cornea Day at ASCRS, World Cornea Congress meetings and the Fall Educational Symposium held prior to the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.

Participation in the Cornea Ed Travel Grant Program

CorneaEd is a comprehensive educational database for ophthalmologists, with the aim of providing detailed information and web-based links for fellowship, training and observership programs for the cornea and external eye disease subspecialty. Conceived by the Cornea Society and the Asia Cornea Society, CorneaEd provides the corneal community with extensive information on educational clinical opportunities available throughout the United States and the Asia-Pacific region, with a view for subsequent expansion to other regions.

Initiated through initial funding support from the Asia Cornea Foundation, and both the Cornea Society and the Asia Cornea Society, CorneaEd is a web-based reference for young clinicians, who are members of either ACS or CS, to aid in the selection of specific training programs and clinical attachments, and is also a platform for application for educational grants to support their participation in these training programs.