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About the Journal
Name of Journal World Journal of Ophthalmology
Title Abbreviation World J Ophthalmol
ISSN 2218-6239 (online)
DOI 10.5318
Background World Journal of Ophthalmology (WJO, World J Ophthalmol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJO mainly publishes high-quality clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished ophthalmologists, and promote the development of ophthalmology. The types of articles published in the WJO include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Topic Highlight, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Advances in Diagnosis, Advances in Treatment, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report.
Aim

The primary aim of the WJO is to provide scholars and readers from various fields of ophthalmology with a platform to publish high-quality clinical research articles and communicate their research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness, and transparency of manuscript publication, the WJO has implemented a variety of measures as follows:

First, authors must prepare their articles according to the appropriate international publication recommendations, including the STROBE Statement, CONSORT 2010 Statement, PRISMA 2009 Checklist, and CARE Checklist – 2016: Information for writing a case report.

Second, articles published in the WJO must undergo rigorous cross-international peer review, where peer reviewers and authors come from different countries and independent peer reviewers are chosen by the editorial office, not by authors, to ensure the fairness of peer review.

Third, designation of co-first authors or co-corresponding authors is not permitted.

Fourth, the WJO accepts a manuscript based mainly on its novelty, innovativeness, data accuracy, picture reliability, clear language expression, and ethical requirements. Of note, peer reviewers will complete the peer review within 7 days, providing a comprehensive evaluation of the scientific and linguistic quality of the manuscript.

Fifth, BPG adopts a 7-day publishing management policy. This means that each step of the publishing process, including manuscript preview, peer review, manuscript revision by authors, final acceptance, language editing, and production and release, must be completed within 7 days.

Finally, the peer review report, author’s response to the peer review report, biostatistics review certificate, copyright license agreement, institutional ethics committee approval document, informed consent, conflict-of-interest statement, CrossCheck detection report, authors’ personal ORCID numbers, funding information, language editing certificate, and other relevant documents will be published online along with the article to ensure that the publishing process is open and transparent.

Scope The WJO mainly publishes research results and findings obtained in the field of ophthalmology covering a wide range of topics including asthenopia, cogan syndrome, conjunctival diseases, corneal diseases, eye abnormalities, hereditary eye diseases, eye hemorrhage, eye infections, eye injuries, eye manifestations, eye neoplasms, eyelid diseases, lacrimal apparatus diseases, lens diseases, ocular hypertension, ocular hypotension, ocular motility disorders, optic nerve diseases, orbital diseases, pupil disorders, refractive errors, retinal diseases, scleral diseases, uveal diseases, vision disorders, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, and vitreous detachment. 
Open Access Open access
Indexing/Abstracting China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics There is currently no impact factor.
Article Processing Charge Article processing charge
Editors-in-Chief Umit U Inan
Publisher Publisher
Research Domain Ophthalmology
Article Reprints Article reprints
Permissions Permissions
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Special Statement Special statement
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