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 About the Society

The Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS) was founded on 2 Muharram 1406H, corresponding to 16th September 1985. Since its establishment as one of the first Saudi Scientific Medical society, ophthalmologists in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and neighboring countries have greatly benefited. Under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Crown Prince and Honorary President of SOS HRH Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, it continues to strive to achieve its future goals. This is in accordance with the government’s mandate to raise the scientific standards of ophthalmology personnel, as well as the quality of the eye care services. The mission of the SOS is to assure the provision of optimal eye care by promoting excellence in ophthalmology and providing services to support its members in practice. SOS advances vision health through the work of its board members, governmental organizations, national and international councils and committees, as well as ties with eye care organizations.

List of specialties: All sub-specialties in the field of Ophthalmology.
Anterior Segment
Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Epidemiology/Public Health
General Ophthalmology
Ocular Surface Diseases
Oculoplastics and Orbit
Ophthalmic Pathology

  About the Journal

Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology (SJO), a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, is the official publication of Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS). It publishes high-quality original papers, clinical studies, review articles and case reports, on a quarterly basis. It is an open access journal covering all subspecialties in the field of ophthalmology.

  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of publishes original papers, clinical studies, reviews & case reports of interest to ophthalmologists. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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ISSN - Print: 1319-4534, Online: 2542-6680

Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Saudi Ophthalmological Society, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

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