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 2017| Vol 25| Issue 2

Review Article

Should glaucoma be publicly funded in arguments for funding glaucoma treatment?

Glaucoma adversely affects the visual function, impacting negatively on the individual with glaucoma (IWG)’s flourishing life. This work argues for the public funding of glaucoma. The argument...


Review Article

Should glaucoma be public funded in Nigeria? Resource allocation and justice-based arguments for funding glaucoma treatment

Healthcare resources are finite commodities, yet have to appease competing healthcare demands. Unless healthcare resources are fairly distributed, most indigent Nigerians, who have glaucoma, would c...


Review Article

Should glaucoma be public funded in Nigeria? Arguments against funding glaucoma treatment and rebuttal

Global studies indicate glaucoma treatment can preserve valueable vision, especially when commenced in its early stage and sustained. Despite glaucoma being responsible for blindness in thousands of...


Original Article

The effect of povidone–iodine on normal bacteria conjunctival flora in adult patients in Onitsha Nigeria

Objectives: To determine the normal conjunctival flora and the effect of povidone–iodine on the flora in adult patients at the Guinness Eye Centre Onitsha Nigeria. Materials and Meth...