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Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research (JOVR) is the official scientific publication of the Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. JOVR is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal with the mission to disseminate research, information and viewpoints on different aspects of ophthalmology and vision science including basic and clinical research aiming to advance the science, technology, ethics and art of ophthalmology. The scope of the journal is intended to include not only clinical ophthalmology, but also related basic science disciplines that contribute to the science of vision.

Scope of the journal
The journal covers basic, translational and clinical studies related to different subspecialty fields including cornea and ocular surface, lens and cataract, glaucoma, vitreoretinal disorders, uveitis, ocular oncology & pathology, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology & strabismus, and ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery. Other areas of interest include ocular imaging & surgical techniques and ophthalmic epidemiology, in addition to controversial and challenging topics.

Current Issue

April-June 2017| Vol 12| Issue 2

Editorial

Molecular imaging of subclinical diabetic retinopathy

Vascular complications of diabetes are the most serious manifestations of the disease, and account for most of its morbidity and mortality. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the most common microvas...


Editorial

MEWDS, common cold of the retina

Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome (MEWDS) was first described by Jampol and colleagues in 1984 as an acute, idiopathic, and typically unilateral disturbance in vision.[1] It manifests as transien...


Original Article

VSX1 and SOD1 mutation screening in patients with keratoconus in the South of Iran

Purpose: To investigate mutations of visual system homeobox 1 (VSX1) and superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) in 20 patients with keratoconus in the south of Iran. Methods: Twent...


Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CABI, Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region(IMEMR), PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS

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