Optometry and Vision Science Journal

Published monthly, Optometry and Vision Science (OVS) is the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. It is an authoritative source for current developments in optometry, visual optics, and eye & vision science. Ranked in the top 22 among the the top 58 Ophthalmology (eye/vision research, ophthalmology, optometry) category (JCR, 2013) it has a 2-year Impact Factor of 2.038 (5yr=2.331). This frequently cited scientific journal has served primary eye care practitioners for close to 90 years, promoting vital interdisciplinary exchange among optometrists, ophthalmologists and eye/vision scientists worldwide. Anthony J. Adams, OD, PhD, FAAO is the Editor-in-Chief, Optometry and Vision Science.

Open Access

AAO members and subscribers, as always, are able to access all issues, and all content of the journal online. For others, each issue of OVS has one lead article that is immediately open access and free ("Editors Choice"). In addition, there is free open access to all Optometry and Vision Science content published prior to the last 12 months.

For member access to Optometry and Vision Science online, please login (upper left-hand corner) and select "Optometry and Vision Science online" from your account drop-down menu to be taken to the publisher's website.

Optometry and Vision Science iPad App

Optometry and Vision Science can now be accessed on the iPad! Simply, download the app for free, if you haven’t already. If you have already downloaded the app, please download the update when prompted. Then, download the most recent issue and walk through the prompts provided in the app to create an account. Read the full instructions here.

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Table of Contents

Full text and PDF versions of the journal are available to all Academy members. Log in by entering your ID and password in the top left-hand corner of this page. You will then be able to link above to publisher's web site. Non-members can view the table of contents for the current and past issues at www.optvissci.com.