Monday, February 25, 2013

Myopia: Call for Papers



Myopia: Call for Papers


Feature Issue
Call for Papers
DEADLINE: April 1, 2013
  • Understanding the control of ocular growth, from visual signals to biochemical cascade
  • Understanding and optimizing peripheral or foveal optical signals for control of ocular growth
  • Biomechanical and non-retinal influences on refractive error development
  • Prediction of myopia onset or progression
  • Understanding the effects of outdoor exposure on risk of myopia onset or progression
  • Differences in visual function between myopes and non-myopes
  • Clinical trial results for therapies to reduce risk of myopia onset or rate of progression
All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and must be submitted online at http://ovs.edmgr.com. Submissions must be prepared according to the Instructions for Authors available athttp://edmgr.ovid.com/ovs/accounts/ifauth_online.pdf. Indicate during the submission process in the "Author's Comments" box that your paper is being submitted for this feature issue.
The six Guest Editors are leading international researchers and pioneers in myopia research. They are Donald Mutti, Jane Gwiazda, Tom Norton, Frank Schaeffel, Earl Smith, and Chi-ho To.
Donald Mutti will be coordinating submitted manuscripts with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor. Please contact the Editorial Office (ovs@osu.edu) if you have any questions.
The Feature Issue will be published in September/October 2013.
Tony Adams
Editor-in-Chief

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