Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journalís full text is available online at http://www.nigerianjournalofophthalmology.com.The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Scope of the Journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of clinical, laboratory, community medicine, basic medical sciences, medical technology, economics and management of health care delivery. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Current Issue

July-December 2018| Vol 26| Issue 2

Original Article

PTERYGIUM: Recent trends and perspectives—A review of pathogenesis and current management options

Objectives: (1) To review literature on the current understanding of the nature and pathogenesis of pterygium. (2) To highlight the recent advances in the treatment of pterygium. Materials...


Original Article

Knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding diabetic eye disease among patients with diabetes at the lions diabetic centre, university of calabar teaching hospital, Nigeria

Objective: To assess the knowledge, beliefs, and practices among participants with diabetes mellitus (DM) receiving care at a tertiary government hospital in Calabar, Nigeria, on DM and diabe...


Original Article

Sonographic evaluation of lens thickness in diabetes mellitus in a Nigerian tertiary hospital

Objectives: To noninvasively evaluate the lens thickness in type 2 diabetic patients using ultrasound, and to correlate age, disease duration, fasting blood sugar (FBS), and proteinuria with ...


Original Article

Macular changes in diabetic patients using optical coherence tomography and fundus photography

Aim: To identify and compare macular changes in patients with diabetic mellitus (DM) using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fundus photography (FP). Setting and Design: This pros...