Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology
ISSN - Print: 0189-9171,
Online: 2468-8363

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 2021| Vol 29| Issue 1


Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology Editorial Comments, January – June 2021 Edition

This issue of the Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology contains a mixture of articles on general ophthalmology as well as those with subspecialty focus. The review article by Achigbu et al. provides an...

Review Article

Diabetic Retinopathy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Magnitude and Risk Factors

Aim: The aim of the study was to provide an updated review on the prevalence and correlates of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Materials and Methods: A systemati...

Original Article

Surgically Induced Astigmatism After Phacoemulsification with Clear Corneal 2.75 mm Incision Using Superior Approach

Context: Optimal postoperative vision can be achieved through a low surgically induced astigmatism (SIA), which is closely related to the site of incisions. Studies showed that temporal incis...

Original Article

Exploring the Relationship Between Central Corneal Thickness and Intraocular Pressure Among Nonglaucoma Patients in a General Ophthalmology Clinic, South East Nigeria

Context: Glaucoma is an important cause of irreversible blindness and visual impairment in Nigeria. Studies have shown that intraocular pressure (IOP) is the only modifiable risk factor for g...