Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are pleased to invite you to participate in World Cornea Congress IX, taking place March 20-22, 2025, at the Westin Washington, DC Downtown.

We’re excited to bring corneal surgeons from around the world together. The program includes symposia, free papers, electronic posters, courses, networking opportunities, and exhibits. We anticipate having over 1100 ophthalmologists at our 2025 meeting.

Registration

Stay tuned for the registration details coming later this year.

Program

Here is a Preliminary Program.

Abstracts

The WCC IX is a perfect place to present your current research projects. Consider submitting an abstract on the topics listed below.

Abstract submissions will be accepted from March 20 – July 31, 2024. There will not be an extension to this deadline. View more information and Abstract Guidelines.

Key Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Notification of Acceptance: October 2024

Submit Abstract Today

Abstract Topics:

Allergic Eye Diseases
Angiogenesis
Anterior Segment Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Contact Lenses
Corneal Dystrophies
Corneal Surgery: Keratoplasty
Corneal Surgery: Keratoprosthesis
COVID 19
Dry Eye Disease and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Endothelial Regeneration
Eye Banking

Genetics
Imaging
Immunological Disorders
Infections
Keratoconus and other Ectatic Diseases: Collagen Crosslinking
Keratoconus and other Ectatic Diseases: Diagnosis
Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency
Neurotrophic Keratitis
Ocular Surface: Ocular Surface Reconstruction<
Ocular Surface: Ocular Surface Tumors
Ocular Surface: Pterygium/Piguecula
Refractive Surgery
Trauma

Hotel & Travel Information

The new Westin Washington, DC Downtown is excited to host the WCC in 2025. Immerse yourself in the allure of iconic Washington, DC experiences, just steps away from the hotel. From the National Mall to Chinatown, Capital One Arena to City Center DC, the best of the city awaits outside of the hotel doors. Ideally located in the heart of the trendy Penn Quarter a short walk to the restaurants and retail comprising the fashionable City Center, museums, and night life of the 7th Street corridor awaits. Visit the International Spy Museum and Portrait Gallery. Catch a game, concert or event at the Verizon Center. Easy access to three Metro stations serving five lines; three minutes from Union Station. 

The housing block will open later this year. A reservation link to book your room at the Cornea Society discounted rate will be sent in a confirmation email after your registration is processed.

Address:

The Westin Washington, DC Downtown
999 9TH Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20001

We look forward to welcoming you at WCC IX!

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are pleased to invite you to participate in World Cornea Congress IX, taking place March 20-22, 2025, in Washington, DC.

We’re excited to bring corneal surgeons from around the world together. The program includes two full days of symposia, free papers, electronic posters, courses, networking opportunities, and exhibits. We anticipate having over 1200 ophthalmologists at our 2025 meeting. 

Sponsorships are available at multiple levels along with a la carte options. 

Please click HERE to view the outline of the industry opportunities available at World Cornea Congress IX and the Cornea Society itself.

Please click HERE to submit your sponsorship interest.

Thank you for your support and interest!

 

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