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.
January-March 2017| Vol 12| Issue 1
Mustard gas induced ocular injuries
Mustard gas is a lipophilic, highly cytotoxic agent that rapidly penetrates tissue, and the eye is one of the organs mostly affected, but skin, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and renal systems as w...
Chorioretinal coloboma complications: retinal detachment and choroidal neovascular membrane
Purpose: To report the chorioretinal coloboma, and its association with increased risk of retinal detachment (RD) and choroidal neovascularization (CNV).
Methods: This retrospective cas...
Comparison of loteprednol with fluorometholone after myopic photorefractive keratectomy
Purpose: To compare the efficacy and side effects of loteprednol versus fluorometholone after myopic photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).
Methods: One hundred and twenty four eyes of 62 p...
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
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review