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 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

January-June 2016| Vol 24| Issue 1

Review Article

Comprehensive management of pediatric cataract in Africa

Worldwide, childhood blindness is 0.75/1000 children giving an estimated number of 1.4 million suffering from blindness worldwide. Of the blind children worldwide, congenital cataract is the major cau...

Original Article

Vision survey of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University medical students

Aim: To determine the ocular problems of 1st-year preclinical medical students at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nnewi, Nigeria. Materials and Methods: All regis...

Original Article

Ocular problems among public service retirees in a Southern Nigerian Metropolitan City

Background: Advancing age is a recognized risk factor for blindness and visual impairment worldwide. More than 82% of all blind people are 50 years or older. This therefore places a huge pu...

Original Article

Impact of congenital color vision defect on color-related tasks among secondary school students in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria

Aim: To assess the difficulties encountered by students with congenital color vision defects in daily living and school activities. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study conducted...