The Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology (TJO) is the only scientific periodical publication of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association and has been published since January 1929. In its early years, the journal was published in Turkish and French. Although there were temporary interruptions in the publication of the journal due to various challenges, the Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology has been published continually from 1971 to the present.
The Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology is currently published in Turkish and English languages. TJO is an independent international periodical journal based on single-blind peer-review principle. TJO is regularly published six times a year and special issues are occasionally released. The aim of TJO is to publish original research papers of the highest scientific and clinical value at an international level. Furthermore, review articles, case reports, editorial comments, letters to the editor, educational contributions and congress/meeting announcements are released.
The target audience includes specialists and physicians in training in ophthalmology in all relevant disciplines.
The editorial policies are based on the “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (ICMJE Recommendations)” by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (2013, archived at http://www.icmje.org/) rules.
The Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology is indexed in the PubMed Central (PMC), Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Gale/Cengage Learning, Index Copernicus, EBSCO Database, Scopus, Turkish Medline-National Citation Index, Turk Medline, Cinahl, Proquest, TUBITAK/ULAKBIM and Turkish Citation Index databases.