Asia Dry Eye Society

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The Asia Dry Eye Society aims to unite dry eye researchers in Asia and promote ongoing dry eye research. Please see the following for more details on membership.

There shall be the following classes of Members in ADES. Regular Members and Associate Members.

Regular Members:
ADES criteria for regular membership is as follows:
-One(1) or more paper published in English on dry eye or ocular surface as the first author or corresponding author in the past five (5) years with recommendation from council member; or recommendation from a council member.

Membership is determined by the active status of dry eye research. Membership can be denied or canceled if the applicant/member is not active in his/her study of dry eye. In addition, current members who do not satisfy new member criteria have a 2-year period to fulfill the qualifications.

Associate Members:
No published paper required, just recommendation letter by a council members.

Membership fee and privileges

An annual membership fee of $50 is required. Members may attend the annual meeting at a discounted rate and may also become a committee member in order to discuss special interests. Please understand that refunds cannot be granted after payment due to cancellation of membership qualification and other issues.

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