Through research, debate and training, the Society seeks to improve awareness, understanding and results of refractive surgery in the UK.

Members seek to provide a comprehensive, high-quality service in all aspects of refractive eye care, from patient assessment to results and after-care.

To attain this, we offer membership to clinical professionals actively involved or wishing to learn about the advancement of refractive surgery.

This includes ophthalmic surgeons, doctors,optometrists, opticians, nursing staff and clinic managers, pharmaceutical and specialist equipment technicians.

Membership Benefits

Member benefits include:

Discounted Annual Congress Weekend Delegate Package.

Includes full day lectures Saturday and Sunday, lunches, tea/ coffee & snacks and Saturday evening Gala Dinner.

Accomodation can be purchased separately.

Journal of Refractive Surgery (online)

An online listing in Find a Refractive Surgeon

Access to ISRS website, including the Multi Media Library and the Online Clinical Forum

Refractive Surgery Outlook, monthly clinical e-newsletter


Become a member

Register to become a member of the Society.

Membership runs from January to December, and you may choose to be a member with or without registration to our annual conference.


Membership is open to all professionals involved with or wishing to learn more about refractive surgery.


A unique opportunity to learn about new advancements and best practice with specialists from around the globe.

Our Story

Established in 1993, the Society has provided a forum to members to discuss the many significant advancements of our time.