Membership Application

As a member of the Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits:

  • Access to the member directory listing
  • Free download of retina photos and surgical videos
  • Receive APVRS e-newsletter
  • Participate in the APVRS Award Program

You are eligible to apply for memberships as APVRS member if:

  • You hold a medical degree
  • You have completed Vitreo-retina fellowship of at least 1 year duration
  • You have at least 2 years of experience after Vitreo-retina fellowship and current workload comprise of at least 30% of time devoted to the management of posterior segment diseases
  • You have published at least 2 papers in peer-reviewed journals. The authorship can be co-author without any time limit
  • Recommendation by 2 Members of APVRS
  • The credential committee will review all the submitted materials from the applicants to consider approval for admission as APVRS member

Membership Benefits:

To apply for membership:

  • Download and complete the application form
  • An official letter from your department where you completed Vitreo-retina fellowship is required
  • Two recommendation letters from APVRS members
  • Mail or fax the completed application form and the letters to the APVRS Secretariat:
    Fax (852) 2715 9490
    Mail: APVRS Secretariat
    4/F, Hong Kong Eye Hospital, 147K Argyle Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Application Fee:

  • Entrance Fee: USD50 and Annual Membership: USD30
  • Life Membership (Entrance Fee included): USD250*

*For members from countries/territories with GDP per capita ranked 51 or below (ranked by the International Monetary Fund), Life Membership may be paid in 2 installments over 2 years; USD150 in 1st year, USD100 in 2nd year.

For enquiries, please contact the APVRS Secretariat by email at or by phone at (852) 3943 5889.

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