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 2016| Vol 11| Issue 1
Keratoconus; a true corneal disease
Keratoconus (KCN) is a non-inflammatory disease that leads to progressive corneal ectasia and visual impairment. It is a global disease affecting millions of people throughout the world. Notably, it i...
Screening for MIR184 mutations in Iranian patients with keratoconus
Purpose: To investigate whether microRNA (MIR)-184 mutations make a substantial contribution to keratoconus (KCN) among affected Iranian patients.
Methods: A total of 47 Iranian KCN pat...
Predictive ability of galilei to distinguish subclinical keratoconus and keratoconus from normal corneas
Purpose: To determine the predictive ability of different data measured by the Galilei dual Scheimpflug analyzer in differentiating subclinical keratoconus and keratoconus from normal corneas.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CABI, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, 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
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review