Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journalís full text is available online at http://www.nigerianjournalofophthalmology.com.The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Scope of the Journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of clinical, laboratory, community medicine, basic medical sciences, medical technology, economics and management of health care delivery. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Current Issue

July-December 2016| Vol 24| Issue 2

Original Article

Reliability and utility of impression cytology in the diagnosis of dry eye

Introduction: Dry eye disease is a multifactorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that can result in ocular discomfort and visual impairment. There are numerous tests to evaluate the oc...


Original Article

The impact of cataract surgery on subjective visual functions and quality of life in patients with cataract in Northwestern Nigeria

Purpose: To determine the impact of cataract surgery on visual functions (VFs) and quality of life (QoL) in patients with cataract at the National Eye Center, Kaduna. Methods: VFs and Qo...


Original Article

Visual outcomes after phacoemulsification with AcrySof toric intraocular lens implantation

Introduction: To study the visual outcome of AcrySof toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in patients having cataract associated with astigmatism. Materials and Methods: In this pro...


Original Article

Epidemiological study and treatment outcome of primary ocular and adnexal malignancies in a rural Indian tertiary eye care center

Purpose: Malignancies of the eye and adnexa are rare, and account for only 0.2–0.8% of all human malignancies. Although specific tumor related studies are reported in the literature, a st...