Asia Dry Eye Society

become a member

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

1. Membership is granted to those that joins and agrees with the purpose of ADES.

2. Members shall apply through a form designated by ADES and obtain approval from the board members.

3. ADES has the following type of memberships
1. Regular Member
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. Membership eligibility is determined by the active status of dry eye research.
Members may have their membership eligibility rejected or revoked if the applicant/member is deemed inactive in his or her study on dry eye.

2. Associate Member
Associate member shall have a recommendation letter from a board member.

Membership fee and privileges

An annual membership fee of 5,500 JPY 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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