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Cover Image The Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology (ISSN 2072-6805, E-ISSN 2091-0320) was launched in January 2009. It is a free-access bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society and has been indexed for medline. This journal aims to provide an additional opportunity of sharing knowledge and experience amongst the ophthalmic professionals as well as to help disseminate findings of research achievements in the ophthalmic field at home and abroad. The society and the editorial board do not take any responsibility for any expressions published in the journal. These expressions are solely ascribed to the authors.

Original articles, short communications, case reports/brief communications and review articles of merit from contributors all over the world are accepted for publication after anonymous peer-review.

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/s 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 to provide such documents during the process of publication of the manuscript under certain circumstances.

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Randomly selected articles from current issue

Tacrolimus versus Cyclosporine- Comparative Evaluation as First line\r\ndrug in Vernal keratoconjuctivitis

Rashmi Kumari 1 , Bhawesh Chandra Saha 2 , Bibhuti Prasanna Sinha 3 , Nilesh Mohan 4

1 Senior resident, RIO, IGIMS Patna 2 Senior resident AIIMS Patna 3 Additional Professor, HOD, RIO, IGIMS ,Patna 4 Associate Professor, RIO, IGIMS, Patna

A typical manifestation of conjunctival epithelial inclusion cyst

Jitender Jinagal 1 ; Parul Chawla Gupta 1 ; Nandita Kakkar 2 ; Jagat Ram 1

1 Department of Ophthalmology and 2 Department of Histopathology, - Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012, India

Incidence and risk factors of retinopathy of prematurity in Western\r\nIndia – Report from A Regional Institute of Ophthalmology

Dhaivat Vasavada 1,2 ; Sabyasachi Sengupta 2 ; Vipul K Prajapati 1 ; Shashank M Patel 1

1 M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India 2 Vitreoretina services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Thavalakuppam, Pondicherry, India