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 2019| Vol 14| Issue 1
Journal of ophthalmic and vision research: The journey so far
On the occasion of the New Year and the 14th year of publication of Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research (JOVR), I take the opportunity to wish our readers, contributing authors, reviewers, edi...
Effect of intense pulsed light therapy on tear proteins and lipids in meibomian gland dysfunction
Purpose: To assess the effect of a novel intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy on tear proteins and lipids in eyes with Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).
Methods: Twenty-four eyes of 1...
Comparative assessment of tear function tests, tear osmolarity, and conjunctival impression cytology between patients with pterygium and healthy eyes
Purpose: To compare histologic abnormalities of tear film and tear osmolarity between normal eyes and eyes with pterygium.
Methods: This was a prospective, hospital-based, case–...
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region(IMEMR), PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review