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 About the Society

The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) is a non-profit organization founded in 1939. The mission of the PAAO is continuing education for ophthalmologists, prevention of blindness, and promotion of scientific and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists of the Western Hemisphere and beyond. With members in more than 35 countries, the PAAO provides a forum for professionals from all over the world to gather and focus on ways to standardize and improve ophthalmic knowledge and skills for the improvement of patient care.

  About the Journal

The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed print + online Continuous journal. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.thepajo.org . The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Aims and scope

The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology, the official publication of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, is a fully peer reviewed scientific publication that publishes original research in Ophthalmology, including review articles on ophthalmic diseases and surgical techniques, clinical scientific studies, basic investigation, case reports, brief communications and letters to the editor. In addition, the journal publishes critical reviews of new texts in ophthalmology deemed to be of importance to the Pan-American practitioner.

  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Ophthalmology. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed print + online Continuous journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review