Research Initiatives

The Cornea Society participates in a number of research initiatives and working groups on various cornea related topics. Most recently the Society sponsored the IC3D Classification of Corneal Dystrophies working group whose finding were published in December 2008. This group is working to update its 2008 findings in 2013. The Society is currently sponsoring the Limbal Stem Cell Working Group which hopes to publish its findings late 2013. The Society has participated in the Cornea Donor Study and is participating in the ongoing Cornea Preservation Time Study being administered by Case Western Reserve.