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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Systematic review of macular ganglion cell complex analysis using spectral domain optical coherence tomography for glaucoma assessment  
Amit Meshi, Dafna Goldenberg, Sharon Armarnik, Ori Segal, Noa Geffen 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):86-98. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.86
Ocular damage secondary to lights and lasers: How to avoid and treat if necessary  
Mohamed S Sayed, Marcus J Ko, Audrey C Ko, Wendy W Lee 
World J Ophthalmol 4(1):1-6. Published online Feb 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i1.1
Advances in retinal imaging modalities: Challenges and opportunities  
Muhammad Usman Saeed, Justyna Danuta Oleszczuk 
World J Ophthalmol 6(2):10-19. Published online May 12, 2016. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v6.i2.10
Pseudopemphigoid as caused by topical drugs and pemphigus disease  
Laura C Huang, James R Wong, Javier Alonso-Llamazares, Carlos H Nousari, Victor L Perez, Guillermo Amescua, Carol L Karp, Anat Galor 
World J Ophthalmol 5(1):1-15. Published online Feb 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i1.1
Choroidal neovascularization secondary to pathological myopia  
Kelvin Teo, Chui Ming Gemmy Cheung 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):35-46. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.35
What is new in central serous chorioretinopathy?  
Michal Schaap-Fogler, Rita Ehrlich 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):113-123. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.113
Cranial neuropathies in sarcoidosis  
Hussam A Yacoub, Zaid A Al-Qudah, Nizar Souayah 
World J Ophthalmol 5(1):16-22. Published online Feb 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i1.16
Epidemiology of children and adolescent eye injuries in British Columbia  
Ediriweera Desapriya, Nayomi Gomes, Kavindra Ratnaweera, Vahid Mehrnoush, Eshani Fernando, Ricky Jhauj, Abdulwahab Al-Isa, Parisa Khoshpouri, Nima Naghshgar 
World J Ophthalmol 7(1):1-6. Published online Feb 12, 2017. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v7.i1.1
Ocular renin-angiotensin system with special reference in the anterior part of the eye  
Mervi Holappa, Heikki Vapaatalo, Anu Vaajanen 
World J Ophthalmol 5(3):110-124. Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.110
Anticataractogenic effect of hesperidin in galactose-induced cataractogenesis in Wistar rats  
Ramar Manikandan, Munuswamy Arumugam 
World J Ophthalmol 6(1):1-9. Published online Feb 12, 2016. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v6.i1.1
Pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis and management of retinal vein occlusion  
Shay Keren, Anat Loewenstein, Gabriel Coscas 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):92-112. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.92
Blue light induced retinal oxidative stress: Implications for macular degeneration  
Richard HW Funk, Ulrike Schumann, Katrin Engelmann, Klio A Becker, Cora Roehlecke 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):29-34. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.29
Cerium oxide nanoparticles as promising ophthalmic therapeutics for the treatment of retinal diseases  
Svetlana V Kyosseva, James F McGinnis 
World J Ophthalmol 5(1):23-30. Published online Feb 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i1.23
Pharmacologic vitreolysis: New strategy for treatment of anomalous vitreo-macular adhesion  
Desislava N Koleva-Georgieva 
World J Ophthalmol 5(3):99-105. Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.99
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
New treatments for diabetic macular edema  
Farhan Husain Zaidi, Ejaz Ansari 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):45-54. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.45
Corneal transplantation: Beyond the horizon  
Kelvin Ho-Nam Wan, Evan Po-Fat Yiu, Alvin L Young 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):36-44. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.36
Curing diabetic retinopathy: Is a strategy emerging?  
Michael W Stewart 
World J Ophthalmol 5(4):142-144. Published online Nov 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i4.142
Predictors of visual outcome in traumatic cataract  
Mehul Shah, Shreya Shah, Lalchand Gupta, Amisha Jain, Ruchir Mehta 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):152-159. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.152
Keratoconus therapeutics advances  
Martha Jaimes, Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, Enrique O Graue-Hernández, Alejandro Navas 
World J Ophthalmol 3(3):20-31. Published online Aug 12, 2013. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v3.i3.20
Review of laser and light therapy in the treatment of oculofacial pathology  
Dimitra M Portaliou, Sophie D Liao, Rebecca A Shields, Wendy W Lee 
World J Ophthalmol 4(2):14-20. Published online May 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i2.14
Approved pharmacotherapy for macular edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion: A review of randomized controlled trials in dexamethasone implants, ranibizumab, and aflibercept  
Jia-Kang Wang 
World J Ophthalmol 5(3):106-109. Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.106
Donor cornea quality used for penetrating keratoplasty vs deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty  
Sepehr Feizi 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):160-165. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.160
Binocular disturbance after glaucoma drainage device implantation  
Ta Chen Chang, Kara M Cavuoto 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):25-28. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.25
Current evidence of pathophysiology of diabetic macular edema: A review  
Gunhal Satirtav, Refik Oltulu, Hurkan Kerimoglu 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):147-151. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.147
Current understanding and management of aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity  
Christine M Pulido, Polly A Quiram 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):73-79. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.73
Melatonin and derivatives as promising tools for glaucoma treatment  
Hanan Awad Alkozi, Jesús Pintor 
World J Ophthalmol 3(4):32-37. Published online Nov 12, 2013. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v3.i4.32
Age-related macular degeneration treatment in the era of molecular medicine  
Rick N Nordgren, Ahmed M Elkeeb, Bernard F Godley 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):130-139. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.130
Recent advances in management of retinoblastoma: A review  
Bhavna Chawla, Gautam Lokdarshi, Sushmita Pathy 
World J Ophthalmol 5(1):31-35. Published online Feb 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i1.31
Improving refractive outcomes in cataract surgery: A global perspective  
Petros Aristodemou, Nathaniel E Knox Cartwright, John M Sparrow, Robert L Johnston 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):140-146. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.140
Ablative laser assisted topical delivery of antifibrotics in the management of cicatricial ectropion  
Audrey C Ko, Benjamin P Erickson, Marcus J Ko, Mohamed S Sayed, Wendy W Lee 
World J Ophthalmol 4(2):7-13. Published online May 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i2.7
Retinal emboli  
Michelle J Kim, Donald S Fong 
World J Ophthalmol 4(4):124-129. Published online Nov 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.124
Updates in uveitic macular edema  
Samir S Shoughy, Igor Kozak 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):56-62. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.56
Preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab and silicone oil tamponade for vitrectomy in diabetic retinopathy  
Magno Antônio Ferreira, Raquel Eustáquio Alves Ferreira, Nayara Souza Silva 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):75-81. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.75
Orthokeratology lens related infections  
Kelvin Ho-Nam Wan, Vishal Jhanji, Alvin L Young 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):63-70. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.63
State of the art management of diabetic macular edema  
Ramin Nourinia, Masoud Soheilian 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):55-72. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.55
Considerations in the management of single-piece intraocular lenses outside the capsular bag  
Anna K Junk 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):87-91. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.87
Traumatic cataracts in children: Visual outcome  
Mehul A Shah, Shreya M Shah, Aarti H Chaudhry, Sandip Pannu 
World J Ophthalmol 5(2):80-85. Published online May 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i2.80
Intravitreal drug administration for treatment of noninfectious uveitis  
Alper Yazici, Pinar C Ozdal 
World J Ophthalmol 5(3):125-132. Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.125
Multifocal granulomata in presumed Toxocara canis infection in adult  
Lakshmi Kuniyal, Jyotirmay Biswas 
World J Ophthalmol 3(4):38-40. Published online Nov 12, 2013. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v3.i4.38
Advances in surgery procedures for convergence insufficiency-type intermittent exotropia  
Ya-Nan Luan, Li-Hua Wang 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):71-74. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.71
Glaucoma and Alzheimer's disease: Their clinical similarity and future therapeutic strategies for glaucoma  
Tetsuya Sugiyama 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):47-51. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.47
Topical biological agents targeting cytokines for the treatment of dry eye disease  
Kyung Chul Yoon 
World J Ophthalmol 3(2):16-19. Published online May 12, 2013. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v3.i2.16
Diabetic macular edema: Efficacy and safety of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy  
Emre Güler, Ramazan Yağcı 
World J Ophthalmol 5(3):133-141. Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.133
Changes in peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma after deep sclerectomy  
Asaad A Ghanem, Salah M Mady, Hatem El-Said El-wady 
World J Ophthalmol 1(1):4-10. Published online Dec 30, 2011. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v1.i1.4
Cumulative probability and risk analysis for Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy  
Anna K Junk, Evan N Dunn, Anat Galor, Sarah R Wellik, Jesse Pelletier, Ninel Gregori, William Feuer 
World J Ophthalmol 4(3):82-86. Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.82
Paired arcuate and modified circular keratotomy in keratoconus  
Samir A Quawasmi 
World J Ophthalmol 3(1):1-15. Published online Feb 12, 2013. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v3.i1.1
Presenting clinical features of patients with vitreoretinal lymphoma  
Katie M Keck, David J Wilson, Eric B Suhler, Alison Skalet, Christina J Flaxel 
World J Ophthalmol 4(2):21-24. Published online May 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i2.21
Optimal screening interval for intraocular pressure measurement for Asian glaucoma patients  
Daiki Kobayashi, Osamu Takahashi, Paul P Glasziou, Tsuguya Fukui 
World J Ophthalmol 2(1):1-5. Published online Nov 16, 2012. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v2.i1.1