Section Editors

  • Penny A Asbell, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Andrew Dick, University of Bristol
  • Irene Gottlob, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester University
  • Hemant Khanna, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Executive Editor

  • Anna Clark, BioMedCentral


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BMC Ophthalmology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of eye disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

BMC Ophthalmology is part of the BMC series which publishes subject-specific journals focused on the needs of individual research communities across all areas of biology and medicine. We offer an efficient, fair and friendly peer review service, and are committed to publishing all sound science, provided that there is some advance in knowledge presented by the work.

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Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
BMC Ophthalmology is dedicated to high quality peer review and endorses a free of charge, online peer review course entitled Translating Critical Appraisal of a Manuscript into Meaningful Peer Review, which is run by the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group. The course aims to serve as a resource for health professionals, particularly ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other vision practitioners, who are serving or wish to serve as peer reviewers of the biomedical literature. To enrol on the course or for more information please see their website.
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