Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases

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The Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases (JVRD) is the official peer-reviewed, scientific journal of the American Society of Retina specialists, launched in August of 2016.

With this world-class online and print publication, ASRS provides a trusted resource for the highest-quality research and clinical information in the rapidly evolving field of retina.

Led by Editor-in-Chief Donald J. D’Amico, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Weil Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and a stellar international editorial board, JVRD focuses exclusively on publishing original basic, translational and clinical research papers across the spectrum of vitreoretinal diseases.


Why Publish in JVRD?

JVRD brings to bear the ASRS’s considerable breadth, vitality, credibility and reputation for excellence in capturing today’s most important retina science, clinical information and thought leadership. It also offers a direct link to the global retina audience. Beyond paid subscribers, the journal is distributed to the ASRS's nearly 3,000 members, providing unparalleled visibility throughout the retina community worldwide.

Authors who publish in JVRD will benefit from review by the journal's distinguished editorial board of leading international retina experts. Check out the JVRD Editorial Board

Soon, the ASRS and its publishing partner SAGE plan to submit an application to PubMed with a request for retroactive indexing once a requisite number of manuscripts have been published. 

In the meantime, ASRS and SAGE are taking steps to ensure that submitted articles are easily discoverable. In addition to the ASRS member distribution: 

  • For the first full year, SAGE will make all articles freely available on the journal site immediately with no embargo, further increasing exposure and citation potential for these articles.
  • Authors can submit accepted manuscripts directly to PubMed Central. 

Submissions categories include:  

  • Original Manuscripts
  • Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Case Series
  • Clinical Trials
  • Research Briefs
  • Editorials
  • Retinal Controversies: Pro and Con

Submission Guidelines 

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