About the Journal

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Aims and Scope

Eye seeks to provide the international practising ophthalmologist with high quality articles, of academic rigour, on the latest global clinical and laboratory based research. Its core aim is to advance the science and practice of ophthalmology with the latest clinical- and scientific-based research. Whilst principally aimed at the practising clinician, the journal contains material of interest to a wider readership including optometrists, orthoptists, other health care professionals and research workers in all aspects of the field of visual science worldwide. Eye is the official journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Eye encourages the submission of original articles covering all aspects of ophthalmology including:

  • external eye disease
  • oculo-plastic surgery
  • orbital and lacrimal disease
  • ocular surface and corneal disorders
  • paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
  • glaucoma
  • medical and surgical retina
  • neuro-ophthalmology
  • cataract and refractive surgery
  • ocular oncology
  • ophthalmic pathology
  • ophthalmic genetics

Journal Metrics

Citation impact
2-year Impact Factor*: 2.366
5-year Impact Factor*: 2.768
CiteScore: 1.72
SNIP: 1.143
SJR: 0.999

Usage
2018 downloads: 978,001

*2018 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)

Abstracted/indexed in

BIOSIS
Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
Medline
OCLC
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
SCOPUS
Summon by ProQuest
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
EBSCO CINAHL
EBSCO STM Source
EBSCO TOC Premier

ISSN and eISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Eye is 0950-222X, and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1476-5454.

Newsfeeds

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