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Which ophtho journals are the best to start reading?

Discussion in 'Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons' started by HowBoutThat, May 29, 2008.

  1. HowBoutThat


    Feb 18, 2008
    Hi all, I'm still a med student but figuring I'll be reading ophtho journals in the future I was interested in starting to take a look at a few journals. Which general ophtho journal(s) are the best to read, ie most respected, have the biggest impact on trends in ophthalmology practice, etc? Thanks for your input in advance...
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  3. papilledema

    papilledema 5+ Year Member

    Jan 20, 2007
    I would suggest 'Archives of Ophthalmology' and 'Ophthalmology'.. I believe all residents get a free subscription to Ophthalmology courtesy the AAO. Also check out this link:

  4. toulouselautrec

    toulouselautrec 2+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2007
    I would also recommend Survey of Ophthalmology. A smaller journal, but publishes excellent reviews.

    My other suggestion would be to just read up on the ophthalmic manifestation/aspect of whatever disease process you're following on any particular rotation. This is something your medicine, surgery etc. teams will never expose you to. If you have a HIV/AIDS patient on the service, find out about the opportunistic ocular infections that this patient may develop. If there is a patient on your cardiology service on amiodarone, find out about the potential ophthalmic side effects of this medication. Etc... You might be able to educate your residents!

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