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IJRV receives first Impact Factor

We would like to announce with great pleasure that IJRV’s first 2022 Impact Factor has now been released, and it’s 2.3.

This is great news for the journal, since all expected indexing goals have now been achieved. 

We would like to thank our prior Editors-in-Chief, Eduardo B. Rodrigues and Jay Duker, as well as the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society, alongside all members of the editorial board, reviewers and authors who have trusted in the journal's reputation.

Gustavo B Melo and Marcelo Casella, Editors-in-Chief

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Retinal Imaging

Guest Editors:
Daniela Ferrara: Tufts University School of Medicine and Genentech and Roche, USA
Rishi Singh: Cleveland Clinic Florida and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, USA
Theodore Leng: Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Submission Status: Closed


Code of Conduct

International Journal of Retina and Vitreous is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Featured articles

[review] Pipeline therapies for neovascular age related macular degeneration

[clinical trial] Safety and efficacy of Razumab™ in wet age-related macular degeneration: a post-marketing, prospective ASSET study

[case report] Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome following COVID-19 and ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine


The journal is indexed in Web of Science (Core Collection) Scopus, PubMed, PubMed Central, and DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals).

Aims and scope

International Journal of Retina and Vitreous focuses on the ophthalmic subspecialty of vitreoretinal disorders. The journal presents original articles on new approaches to diagnosis, outcomes of clinical trials, innovations in pharmacological therapy and surgical techniques, as well as basic science advances that impact clinical practice. Topical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Imaging of the retina, choroid and vitreous
  • Innovations in optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Small-gauge vitrectomy, retinal detachment, chromovitrectomy
  • Electroretinography (ERG), microperimetry, other functional tests
  • Intraocular tumors
  • Retinal pharmacotherapy & drug delivery
  • Diabetic retinopathy & other vascular diseases
  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) & other macular entities

Wide-field Imaging in Retina and Vitreous Diseases

This supplement brings together up-to-date, open access reviews on the application of wide-field imaging in a number of retinal pathologies, such as diabetic retinopathy, hereditary retinal degeneration and retinal vein occlusions.

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The official journal of the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society

International Journal of Retina and Vitreous is endorsed by the Pan American Society of Retina and Vitreous

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.011 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.639 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    10 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    43 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    137 Altmetric mentions