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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

An Encounter with a Worm in Anterior Chamber: A Case Report

Deepti Pradhan 1 , Chandni Pradhan 2 , Purushottam Joshi 2

1 Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Rani, Biratnagar2 Mechi Eye Hospital, Birtamod, Jhapa

New Clinical and Laboratory Findings of SHAPU

Anu Manandhar A 1 , Todd P Margolis 2 , Bhaiya Khanal 3

1 Tilganga institute of Ophthalmology, Bagmati Bridge, Kathmandu, Nepal2 Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Washington DC, USA3 Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal

Scleral Buckling and Corneal Topography in a Rare Case ofKeratoconus with Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in an IndianPatient

B N Kalpana, Shilpa Y D, Sneha Priya Prabhakar, S M Ram Prakash, Hemalatha B C, Ravi B, Sheetal Devaru

Department of Vitreo Retina, Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, BMCRI