British Journal of Ophthalmology

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British Journal of Ophthalmology  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Br. J. Ophthalmol.
Discipline Ophthalmology
Language English
Edited by Harminder Dua, Arun Singh
Publication details
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group (United Kingdom)
Publication history 1917–present
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0007-1161 (print)
1468-2079 (web)
OCLC number 290631715

The British Journal of Ophthalmology is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of ophthalmology. The journal was established in 1917 by the amalgamation of the Royal London (Moorfields) Ophthalmic Hospital Reports with the Ophthalmoscope and the Ophthalmic Record.[1] The journal was edited for several years by Stewart Duke-Elder. Currently, Harminder Dua and Arun Singh act as editors-in-chief.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The British Journal of Ophthalmology is abstracted and indexed by Index Medicus, Current Contents, and Excerpta Medica. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.725.[2]


  1. ^ "British Journal of Ophthalmology". OVID. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "British Journal of Ophthalmology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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