Guidelines to authors

The Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology (Nepal J Ophthalmol) is a bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society (NOS).This journal aims to provide opportunity of sharing knowledge and experience amongst the ophthalmic professionals as well as help disseminate findings of research/achievements in ophthalmic field at home and abroad.

Original articles, short communications, case reports and review articles on electronic submission are welcome from the academia. Research works involving human subjects and animals should meet international norms and the terms of Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association. Approval from the institutional/ethical review board and informed consent from the subject of study must have been obtained for all experimental studies and articles based on these studies. The Nep J Oph Editorial Board may request the principal author/corresponding author for providing such documents during the process of publication of the manuscript under certain circumstances. We will provide you proof pages before they are published requesting you to check the contents and the style and return back to the editorial office. Review articles and editorial notes are sometimes invited from national and international renowned authors.

The acceptance for publication of the submitted manuscript is judged by the editorial board through anonymous peer review. The peer reviewers are acknowledged in the subsequent issues of the journal. Authors are advised to read the instructions carefully and comply with them before submitting their manuscripts. It is mandatory that a copyright transfer agreement form signed by the principal author and all the co-authors be submitted to the editorial office by fax (00977-25-520251 or 530119) or a scanned copy of the original agreement form by e-mail to and at the time of manuscript submission. Under certain circumstances the Editorial Board may enquire the concerned authorities to confirm the contributions of the authors. The agreement form can be downloaded from the journalís website: and must be uploaded at the time of paper submission.

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