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Documenta Ophthalmologica

Documenta Ophthalmologica

The Journal of Clinical Electrophysiology and Vision - The Official Journal of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology and Vision

Editor-in-Chief: Pierre Lachapelle

ISSN: 0012-4486 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2622 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10633

Special Issue

Special Issue on Vision after Premature Birth 

Guest Editors:  

Daphne L McCulloch OD, PhD, Vision Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow UK
Anne B Fulton MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Documenta Ophthalmologica welcomes submissions for a special issue on Vision after Premature Birth.
Advances in clinical management have markedly improved our understanding of the active disease processes, and the prognosis of infants born prematurely. However, improved survival has been achieved at the cost of an increased prevalence of conditions affecting the visual system. In developed countries, premature birth is a major risk factor for life-long visual dysfunction.
This is a call for papers for a special issue on preterm development of the eye and brain and the long-term visual sequelae of preterm birth. Topics may include typical and atypical postnatal development of the retina and of the visual pathways, brain injury of prematurity, retinopathy of prematurity, strabismus, high refractive errors and refractive development, delayed visual development, and the development of visual acuity and other visual functions.
Due date: We plan to publish this special issue early in 2013. Manuscripts should be submitted as soon as possible and will be considered until the special issue is filled.

Instructions for Submission:

Submit your paper via:
Click on the below Link and select, “Special Issue: Vision after Premature Birth

 

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    Documenta Ophthalmologica is an official publication of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision. The purpose of the journal is to promote the understanding and application of clinical electrophysiology of vision. Documenta Ophthalmologica will publish reviews, research articles, technical notes, brief reports and case studies which inform the readers about basic and clinical sciences related to visual electrodiagnosis and means to improve diagnosis and clinical management of patients using visual electrophysiology. Studies may involve animals or humans. In either case appropriate care must be taken to follow the Declaration of Helsinki for human subject or appropriate humane standards of animal care (e.g., the ARVO standards on Animal Care and Use).
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