The Applicant should have any one of the following criteria to be eligible for life membership of VRSI:
– Atleast one year fellowship in Vitreo Retina Speciality (certificate to be uploaded)
– Completed senior residency in retina unit with certificate of proof and one peer reviewed publication as 1st author in the area of vitreous and retina.
– Five years in practise as a retina specialist in the absence of any official fellowship with one peer reviewed publication as first author in the area of vitreous and retina.
– If these criteria are not fulfilled, VRSI may admit such an applicant as an associate member, based on the credentials. An associate member may subsequently become a life member on submission of fellowship completion certificate or other relevant documents as per the set criteria without any additional fees.