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Ophthalmic Genetics accepts original papers, review articles and short communications on the clinical and molecular genetic aspects of ocular diseases. The journal invites several types of contributions divided into sections:

  • Editorial - By invitation. To be written by the Editor-in-Chief or any other member of the editorial board. Preferably deals with articles in the same issue, but may deal with unrelated subjects of importance to the readership.
  • Reviews - Invited and uninvited reviews in ophthalmic genetics or related topics. May include synopsis of current literature on a specific topic.
  • Reports - Original research material on the clinical and molecular genetic aspects of the ocular disorders, including Mutation Reports.
  • Case reports - Articles dealing with single cases. No limitations on size of manuscripts.
  • Letters to the Editor - Correspondence submitted to the editors by the readers and pertaining to published articles. Includes replies of authors.
  • Research Letter - Short scholarly communication which may be original research or a comment in relation to a published work. In this case the letter may be accompanied by a Reply or response from the original authors.
  • Data Note - A brief description of a data set to promote reuse. Must include a data availability statement and at least one data citation. Should not include analyses or conclusions.
  • Method - Description of a method or protocol to be used in the design and execution of an experiment or study.
  • Images in Clinical Medicine ( Pictorial Work): Work consisting exclusively or mainly of pictures but not technical drawings.

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