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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.

The Editorial Board would also like to thank you for sharing your time with us. We expect your continued support in this academic endeavour.

Randomly selected articles from current issue

Factors affecting the visual outcome of pediatric cataract surgery: a\r\nhospital based prospective study in eastern Nepal

Santosh Chaudhary, Poonam Lavaju, Bhuwan Govinda Shrestha, Sangeeta Shah, Sanjib Kumar Chaudhary

Department of Ophthalmology, BP Koirala Institute of Health Science Dharan, Nepal

Learning Curve in External DCR – A Trainee’s Perspective

Karan Bhatia 1,2,3 , Sabyasachi Sengupta 2 , Madhu Bhadauria 1

1 Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Sitapur Eye Hospital, Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh, India 2 Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Pondicherry, India 3 M. M. Joshi Eye Institute, Gokul Road, Hosur, Hubli, Karnataka, India

Chronic blepharitis like picture in patients with Discoid lupus\r\nerythematosis – Case series

Jisha.K 1 , Rajesh.P. S 2 , George kurien 3 , Gargi Sathish 4 , N.Vijayamma 5

1 Associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Government medical college, Kottayam 2 Associate professor, Department of General surgery, Government medical college, Kottayam 3 George kurien, Additional professor, Department of dermatology, Government medical college, Kottayam 4 Associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Government medical college , Kottayam 5 Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Government medical college , Kottayam