Ophthalmology journal

Medical peer-reviewed journal of research and practice “Oftalmologiceskie vedomosti” is published quarterly since 2008. The journal is published under the aegis of the All-Russian Public Organization “Association of Ophthalmologists”.

Chief editor

Astakhov Yury Sergeevich, M.D., Ph.D., professor, honorary doctor of the Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University.

 Main publications of the journal are focused on key issues of modern ophthalmology: etiology and pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical picture features, up-to-date methods of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of eye diseases and of those of its adnexa.

The journal publishes original articles, scientific reviews, lectures, clinical case descriptions (presented by Russian and foreign authors), and informs about past congresses and conferences in Russia.

The journal is oriented toward practicing ophthalmologists, including ophthalmic surgeons, scientific and teaching staff of medical higher educational institutions, physicians in ophthalmology training, as well as for specialists of allied health specialties.

The journal’s mission:

  1. To integrate research results of Russian scientists and the rich clinical experience of practicing doctors in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of eye diseases into the international scientific space; to be an international scientific platform for discussions and sharing experiences;
  2. To provide for ophthalmologists of the Russian Federation actual and high quality research and practice insights into most up-to-date treatment and prevention methods of eye diseases and of those of its adnexa.


“Oftalmologiceskie vedomosti” journal is included into the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals and reviews, in which main research results of theses for a doctor's and candidate’s degree ought to be published.

The journal is indexing in the following international databases and directory editions:

The journal is registered by the Russian State Committee for Press and Mass Media on May 04, 2016 (Registration Number ПИ № ФС 77-65574).


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  • Gold Open Access (in according with Budapest Open Access Initiative)
  • Articles distribution with Creative Commons Attribution International License (CC BY 4.0)


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Current Issue

Vol 12, No 2 (2019)

Original researches
On functional results of treatment of recurrent rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after multiple endovitreal interventions
Shchukin A.D.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):5-10
Expansion of trinucleotide CTG repeats in the TCF4 gene as a marker of fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy
Papanyan S.S., Astakhov S.Y., Nazarov V.D., Lapin S.V., Novikov S.A., Riks I.A., Anikina L.K., Dovydenko K.S.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):11-18
“Anti-glaucoma implant A3”: surgical technique and the long term follow-up results
Grineva M.K., Astakhov S.Y.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):19-24
Clinical efficacy of cryodestruction in benign ocular adnexa tumors
Steblyuk A.N., Gunter V.E., Bodnya V.N., Molokova O.A., Marchenko E.S., Tserkovnaya A.A.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):25-32
Optical coherence tomogrpaphy in differential diagnosis of retinal arteriolar macroaneurysms
Kulikov A.N., Maltsev D.S., Burnasheva M.A., Kazak A.A.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):33-40
The role of self-dependent tonometry in improving diagnostics and treatment of patients with open angle glaucoma
Astakhov S.Y., Farikova E.E., Konoplianik K.A.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):41-46
Dosing regimens of angiogenesis inhibitors in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration patients
Astakhov Y.S., Nechiporenko P.A.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):47-56
Ophthalmic manifestations of cytomegalovirus infection in HIV (literature review)
Zumbulidze N.G., Sizova T.D., Khokkanen V.M.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):57-64
Vitrocap efficacy in patients with the vitreous body destruction
Varganova T.S., Veryasova A.G., Erysheva E.D.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):67-72
Case reports
Astrocytoma of the optic nerve head
Goltsman E.V., Potyomkin V.V., Astakhov Y.S., Marchenko O.A., Antonov V.A., Kel’ina A.E.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):73-79
New opportunities for the use of miniscleral contact lenses
Fedotova K., Grabovetsky V.R., Novikov S.A., Akopov E.L.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):81-84
Scleral IOL fixation using limbal mini-pockets: description of the method and clinical cases
Potemkin V.V., Goltsman E.V., Yarovoy D.A., Van S.Y.
Ophthalmology journal. 2019;12(2):85-90