APOTS Special Issue Call for papers EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1

MyJO is extending the deadline for the APOTS Special Issue call for papers until Thursday, Dec. 1.

Malaysian Journal of Ophthalmology (MyJO) invites submissions to the special issue on ophthalmic trauma guest edited by the Asia-Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society (APOTS). Ophthalmic trauma is a preventable cause of blindness, and yet remains a significant disabling health problem that affects all age groups. This special issue is dedicated to improve the understanding and management of ophthalmic trauma, which indirectly contribute to developing preventive strategies for blindness related to trauma. MyJO extends a special invitation to authors who have presented at the 11th Conjoint Ophthalmology Scientific Conference (COSC)-Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma 2022 on 17-18 September 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Authors whose abstracts have been published in the MyJO supplementary COSC-APOTS issue may submit their full articles to MyJO  (published abstracts are not considered full-length articles). The call for papers is exclusively for original articles, review articles, and case series. Please note that this call for papers does not include case reports.

All submissions must contain original unpublished work not being considered for publication elsewhere. Submissions will be refereed according to the standard procedures for the MyJO. MyJO is indexed in the Malaysian Citation Index (MyCite) and is under consideration for indexing by Scopus, whereby all retrospective articles will be Scopus-indexed.

To submit:

  1. Download the appropriate template (original article, review article, or case series) from the links below and use it to structure your submission. Submissions that do not follow the template will not be considered for peer review.
  1. Once complete, please upload your submission on the MyJO website under Submissions. Choose APOTS Special Issue to submit from the dropdown menu.
  2. Once submitted, the author designated as primary contact will receive notifications through the journal website. Please make sure to enter a valid email and to check email notifications from MyJO.

 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 1, 2022.