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Eye Care and Vision

Online ISSN: 2515-1002

Eye Care and Vision is a bimonthly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of optometry, ophthalmology, vision science and other related fields.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

ECV welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by ECV, is properly cited.

Editor in chief

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Editorial Board

Harold Stein

Professor Emeritus
Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences
University of Toronto

Mikhail Ostrovsky

Department of Physiology
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Italo Giuffre

Department of Ophthalmology
Catholic University of Rome

Giuseppe Giannaccare

Medical Doctor
Department of Ophthalmology
University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome

Marc Schargus

Head of the department
Department of Ophthalmology
Eye Hospital Schweinfurt-Gerolzhofen

Sbordone Mario

Department of Ophthomology
University of Naples

Christophe P. Ribelayga

Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
University of Texas Health Science Center

Manuel Roca Sanz

Department of Ophthalmology
Hospital Provincial of Castellón

Jacques Ramos Houly

Department of Ophthalmology
Federal University of Minas Gerais

Mohamed A. W. Hussein

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Texas Children’s Hospital

Manuel G. Penedo

Department of Computation
University of Coruña

Arzu Didem Yalcin

Assistant Professor
Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Genomics Research Center

Hong Ji

Department of Ophthalmology
Sun Yat-sen University

Nedime Sahinoglu-Keskek

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Baskent

Carlo Cagini

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Perugia

Jochen müsseler

Department of Cognitive Psychology
University of RWTH Aachen

Miguel Caixinha

Department of Optometry and Vision Science
University of Beira Interior

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2

The corneal confocal microscopy today

Cagini C Torroni G Messina M

Short Communication-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

June 09, 2017

Uveitis, diabetes, or cataracts? The mysterious case of the blurry left eye

Laura A. Goldberg

Research Article-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

June 17, 2017

Clinical and etiological aspects of ptosis at university hospital of cotonou

Alamou S Assavedo Cra Abouki COA Godonou Nye Sounouvou I Yehouessi L Tchabi S Doutetien C

Research Article-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

June 19, 2017

Orbito cerebral complications of poly sinusitis

Soulé Alamou Lisette YehouessI Chakiratou Abouki Olivier Biaou Hermann Ngoufo Wassi Adjibabi Claudia Doutetien

Research Article-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

June 19, 2017

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

Best vitelliform macular dystrophy: clinical case report

Virginija Asmoniene Andrea Breda Klobus Rasa Liutkeviciene Alvita Vilkeviciute Brigita Budiene Loresa Kriauciuniene

Case Report-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

April 29, 2017

IQ 532 Micropulse green laser treatment for refractory chronic central serous retinopathy

Fawwaz Al Mamoori

Review Article-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

MAy 18, 2017

New Journal for great advances in Eye Care

Manuel G. Penedo

Editorial-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

May 18, 2017

Atypical chorioretinitis by toxoplasma

Pedro Rocha Cabrera Jacob Lorenzo Morales María José Losada Castillo María Remedios Alemán Valls Beatriz Rodríguez Lozano

Case Series-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

May 25, 2017

Pattern dystrophy of retinal pigment epithelium

Jacques Ramos Houly

Case Report-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

May 29, 2017

Palatability and preference of Eyestonia™ in age related macular degeneration

Mohit Sodhi Mahyar Etminan David Maberley

Research Article-Eye Care and Vision (ECV)

May 31, 2017

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ECV welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Eye Care and Vision is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Eye Care and Vision are USD 890 / GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.