Aims and Scope

The goal of the journal is to provide pediatric ophthalmologists with data on pediatric ophthalmology issues, to enable exchange of experience in diagnosing and treating ocular diseases in children, to facilitate discussion of research results, and to improve pediatric eye care.

 

Sections

Статьи

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Peer Review Process

Peer-Review Policy

All articles submitted to the editorial office of a journal shall be reviewed in the manner set forth below.
1. The editorial staff shall establish whether the submission is within the scope of the journal and meets the format criteria. The editorial staff shall then forward it either to the Editor-in-Chief, to the Deputy Editor-in-Chief or to the Executive Editor, who shall decide whether the research results described in the article are valid and important. If the results are deemed valid and important, reviewers shall be determined. All articles shall be reviewed by the Editorial Board and the Editorial Council, as well as by independent reviewers. Independent reviewers must be leading experts in the field and have some publications (not older than three years) on the subject covered in the submitted article. Articles submitted by the Editor-in-Chief shall be reviewed by independent reviewers.
2. The review process is confidential. The editorial staff shall send the author/s copies of the reviews or a rejection letter. The editorial staff shall also send copies of the reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, upon a request from the Ministry.
3. The review process requires 2 months. The editorial staff controls the length of the review process; in some circumstances (upon a reviewer’s request), more time may be given to complete the review.
4. To help produce a comprehensive and unbiased review of an article, Editorial Team has developed Instructions for Reviewers that contain a list of criteria to be assessed. Based on the assessment of the criteria, reviewers shall be asked to determine the status of the article in one of the following ways: (a) accept, (b) accept with revision as suggested by the reviewer, (c) re-review required, or (d) reject.
5. A review suggesting corrections and revisions to the submitted article shall be forwarded by the editorial staff to the author, who will be requested either to prepare a revised version of the article based on the recommendations made by the reviewer or to prove that such corrections and/or revisions are not needed. A revised article shall be sent to the reviewers to be re-reviewed.
6. In cases of irreconcilable differences between the author and reviewer, the Editorial Board reserves the right to send the article to another reviewer. Should a conflict arise, the article shall be sent to a member of the Editorial Board or Editorial Council. The final decision shall rest with the Editor-in-Chief.
7. Authors may be requested to list names of potential reviewers when submitting a publication.
8. Submitted articles may be sent to an expert in medical statistics for an additional review.
9. The author shall be notified of a negative review by email.
10. A positive review does not obligate the journal to publish the submitted article. The final decision shall be made by the Editorial Board based on whether the article presents valid data and is in scope for the journal.
11. Authors may appeal a rejection of their article by the editors. Appeal procedures are described at:
12. Originals of the reviews shall be stored at the editorial office for 5 years.

 

Publication Frequency

Frequency: 4 issues per year

 

Author Self-Archiving

This journal does not permit authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories.

 

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Access for an Issue: 35.00 (USD)

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-chief:
Lyudmila A. KATARGINA – MD, PhD, Prof., Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Chief Visiting Pediatric Ophthalmologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Member of the Trans-Regional Association of Ophthalmologists, Head of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Deputy Director for Science, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Assistant editor-in-chief:
Marina R. GUSEVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Department of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Faculty, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (Moscow, Russia)

Elena P. TARUTTA – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Refractive Pathology, Binocular Vision and Ergonomics in Ophthalmology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Executive Secretary:
Nadezhda A. GVOZDYUK – MD, PhD, Junior Researcher, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Scientific Editor:
Natalia N. ARESTOVA – MD, PhD, Leading Researcher, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Alevtina F. BROVKINA – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Course on Ophthalmic Oncology and Orbital Pathology, Department of Ophthalmology, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Moscow, Russia)

Tatiana B. KRUGLOVA – MD, PhD, Chief Researcher, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Elena Yu. MARKOVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Department of Ophthalmology, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Chief Visiting Pediatric Ophthalmologist of Moscow, Vice-president of the Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology of Russia and CIS Countries (Moscow, Russia)

Ilya M. MOSIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Department of Ophthalmology, Tushinskaya Children’s Hospital (Moscow, Russia)

Larisa K. MOSHETOVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Rector, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Head of the Course on Pediatric Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology and Orbital Pathology, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Chief Visiting Ophthalmologist of Moscow (Moscow, Russia)

Alla V. PLESKOVA – MD, PhD, Senior Researcher, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Olga V. PROSKURINA – MD, PhD, Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Ergonomics in Ophthalmology and Optometry, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Alla A. RJABCEVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, M.F. Vladimirskiy Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute (MONIKI) (Moscow, Russia)

Svetlana V. SAAKJAN – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ocular Oncology and Radiology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Elvira I. SAJDASHEVA – MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov, Chief Visiting Pediatric Ophthalmologist of Saint Petersburg, (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Olga V. HLEBNIKOVA – MD, PhD, Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Genetic Epidemiology, Research Center for Medical Genetics of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow, Russia)

Editorial Council:

Sergey E. AVETISOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the State Research Institute of Eye Diseases of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia)

Yuri S. ASTAHOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Saint-Petersburg Center for Ophthalmology, Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Mukharram M. BIKBOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the State Budgetary Institution Ufa Eye Research Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa, Russia)

Vladimir V. BRZHESKIJ – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Vice-Rector for Education, State Budget Institution of Higher Professional Education Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Venera U. GALIMOVA – MD, PhD, Prof., First Deputy Director, Russian Eye and Plastic Surgery Center, Curriculum Director, Department of Eye and Plastic Surgery, Bashkir State Medical University (Ufa, Russia)

Sergey Yu. GOLUBEV – MD, PhD, Associate Prof., Department of Ophthalmology, National Pirogov Medical and Surgical Centre, Head of the “Organ Zreniya” Web Portal (www.organum-visus.com) (Moscow, Russia)

Evgeny A. EGOROV – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical and Technical Sciences, Academician of RAEN, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Chief Ophthalmologist, Medical Center of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)

Lyudmila N. ZUBAREVA – MD, PhD, Board Certified, Highest Category, Department of Ophthalmology, Federal State Institution Clinical Hospital of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)

Natalia A. KONOVALOVA – MD, PhD, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Chief Physician of the Tyumen Regional Ophthalmology Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Training Faculty, Tyumen State Medical University (Tyumen, Russia)

Sergey A. KOROTKIH – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Ural State Medical University (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

Vladimir V. NEROEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Postgraduate Education, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov, Head of the Department of Retinal Disorders, Chief Visiting Ophthalmologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Honored Science Worker of Russia, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)

Aleksandr V. POLTAVCEV – MD, Board Certified, Highest Category, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Bryansk Region Children’s Hospital, Chief Visiting Specialist of the Bryansk Region (Bryansk, Russia)

Natalia K. SEROVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute (Moscow, Russia)

Olga S. SLEPOVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Laboratory of Immunology and Virology, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Vladimir V. STRAHOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Yaroslavl State Medical University (Yaroslavl, Russia)

Tatiana V. SUDOVSKAJA – MD, PhD, Head of the Pediatric Outpatient Department, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Aleksandra V. HVATOVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Leading Specialist, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Natalia B. CHESNOKOVA – PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Pathophysiology and Biochemistry, Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases (Moscow, Russia)

Foreign Editorial Council Members:

Claire GILBERT – MD, Prof., International Center for Eye Health, Co-Director, International Center for Eye Health, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Department of Clinical Research (London, UK)

Michael T. TRESE – MD, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Vitreoretinal Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak (Beaumont, USA)

Graham E. QUINN – MD, Prof., The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Ophthalmology (Philadelphia, USA)

Nadezhda F. BOBROVA – MD, PhD, Prof., Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Pediatric Ocular Diseases, Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine (Odessa, Ukraine)

Valentina F. IVANOVA – MD, PhD, Associate Prof., Department of Ophthalmology, Belarusian State Medical University, National Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology (Minsk, Belarus)

 

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