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Welcome to the World Journal of Ophthalmology

The World Journal of Ophthalmology (WJO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of ophthalmology.  It was launched on December 30, 2011 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage ophthalmologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJO’s acceptance rate: 57%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
Editors-in-Chief

Umit U Inan, MD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2218-6239 (online)

Basic Study
Human ciliary muscle cell responses to kinins: Activation of ERK1/2 and pro-matrix metalloproteinases secretion  
Najam A Sharif, Rajkumar Patil, Linya Li, Shahid Husain
World J Ophthalmol 6(3):20-27. Published online Aug 12, 2016. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v6.i3.20