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    International Journal of Ophthalmology-IJO (English edition) is a global ophthalmological scientific publication and a peer-reviewed open access periodical (ISSN 2222-3959 print, ISSN 2227-4898 online). This journal is sponsored by Chinese Medical Association Xi’an Branch and obtains guidance and support from WHO and ICO (International Council of Ophthalmology). It has been indexed in SCIE, PubMed, PMC, CA, IC, Scopus, EMBASE and DOAJ. IJO’s JCR IF in 2020 is 1.779. CiteScore of IJO in 2021 is 2.8. IJO was established in 2008, with editorial office in Xi’an, China. It is a monthly publication.

    General Scientific Advisors: Prof. Peter Wiedmann (President of ICO), Prof. Hugh Taylor (Immediate past President of ICO), Prof. Bruce Spivey (Past President of ICO) and Prof. Daiming Fan (Academician and Vice President, Chinese Academy of Engineering.

    Honorary Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Mark Tso (Ex-Vice President of ICO), Prof. Lezheng Wu (President of AACO), Prof. /Academician Li-Xin Xie (Honorary President of Chinese Ophthalmological Society) and Prof. Xiao-Xin Li (Ex-President of Chinese Ophthalmological Society).

    Chief Editor: Prof. Xiu-Wen Hu (President of IJO Press).

    Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Yan-Nian Hui (Ex-Director, Eye Institute of Chinese PLA) and Prof. Peter Wiedemann.

    Associate Editors:
    Prof. Ning-Li Wang (President of APAO);
    Prof. Ke Yao (President of Chinese Ophthalmological Society) ;
    Prof. William Smiddy (Bascom Palmer Eye institute, USA) ;
    Prof. Joel Schuman (Director, NYU Langone Eye Center, USA);
    Prof. Yizhi Liu (Vice President of Chinese Ophthalmology Society);
    Prof. Yu-Sheng Wang (Director of Eye Institute of Chinese PLA);
    Prof. Ling-Yun Cheng (Director of Ocular Pharmacology, Shiley Eye Center, USA).

    International Scientific Advisors: Prof. Clement Tham, (ICO Treasurer), Prof. Serge Resnikoff (WHO Senior Specialist for Prevention of blindness), Prof. Chi-Chao Chan (National Eye Institute, USA), Prof. Richard L Abbott (Ex-President of AAO/PAAO) and Prof. Jost Jonas (Edior of BJO) et al.


    IJO accepts contributions in English from all over the world. It includes mainly original articles and review articles, both basic and clinical papers.

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