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About Journal

"Ophthalmology Eastern Europe" is an international peer-reviewed scientific and practical journal. The journal covers topics related to diagnostics and treatment of ophthalmological disorders. The journal publishes original research papers, reviews, case histories, articles on diagnostics and treatment of ophthalmological disorders, information on medications. It is targeted at ophthalmology professionals, eye surgeons and pediatric ophthalmologists.

The ideological orientation of the journal is jointly determined by Belarusian and Ukrainian editorial boards.

The journal is a source of fundamental and clinical knowledge. The majority of Belarusian and Ukrainian scientists and scientists from other countries choose "Ophthalmology Eastern Europe" to publish their theses.

Year of foundation – 2011 (from 2009 to 2011 - "Ophthalmology in Belarus")
Frequency of publication: once a quarter

ISSN of print version: 2226-0803
ISSN of online version: 2414-3642

Volume – 140-160 pages, format – 165х240.
Circulation: Belarus – 500 copies, Ukraine – 2300 copies.

Publishing Ethics


  • All studies were approved by the local ethics committee and performed in accordance with the standards of good clinical practice and the principles of the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki. Publishing house «Professional Publications» shares the position of the Convention developed by the Council of Europe, where there is provided animal protection in various spheres of their use, such as for example European Convention 123, Convention for protection of vertebrate animals of 1986, Declaration of Helsinki of 2000.

    The journal accepts for publication original articles, reviews, scientific reports not previously published in scientific journals.

    The editorial board considers materials from graduate students, applicants, doctoral students, specialists and experts in this field. The author is obliged to notify about a real or potential conflict of interest by including information about the conflict of interest in the appropriate section of the article. If there is no conflict of interest, the author must also report it.

  • 1. The editor are personally and independently responsible for the content of the published materials and recognize that responsibility. The reliability of the work and its scientific significance should always be the basis in the decision to publish.

    2. The editor make fair and objective decisions, regardless of any commercial considerations and provide a fair and efficient process for the independent review.

    3. The editor evaluate the intellectual content of manuscripts regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, origin, nationality, and/or political preferences of the authors.

    4. The editor do not work with articles for which they have a conflict of interest.

    5. The editor resolve conflict situations that arise during the editorial process, as well as use all available means to resolve these situations.

    6. The editor of the journal publish information concerning corrections, rebuttals, and review articles if needed.

    7. The editor of the journal do not publish the final version of the article without the consent of the authors.

    8. The editor checks the original text and acts in accordance with the COPE rules: http://publicationethics.org/files/u7140/plagiarism


  • 1. The reviewer evaluates their own availability before examination of the manuscript and accepts materials for review only if the reviewer is able to ensure the quality of their work.

    2. The reviewer notifies the editorial staff of any conflict of interest (if one exists) before the start of the review of the article.

    3. The reviewer does not send information about the article and/or any of the data contained within the article to any third party.

    4. The reviewer does not use the information obtained from the article for any personal and or commercial purposes.

    5. The reviewer does not make conclusions about the quality of the article on the base of subjective data, e.g. the personal relationship to the author, gender, age, religion, etc.

    6. The reviewer uses only proper and appropriate language and explanations in relation to the articles, avoiding any personal remarks.

  • 1. The author submits materials for review, which have not been previously published. If the article is based on previously published material which is not academic articles or based on materials presented on the Internet, the author should notify the editorial staff of the journal.

    2. The author does not submit the same article to different journals for review.

    3. All co-authors consent to the submission of their articles to the journal.

    4. The author informs the editorial staff of a potential conflict of interest.

    5. The author takes the necessary steps to ensure the correctness of citations in the submitted article.

    6. The list of authors includes only individuals who have made significant contributions to the research.

    7. The author correctly cites their previous work as to avoid self-plagiarism in the manuscript and the artificial increase of volume of publications (salami-slicing).

    8. The author, who is acting as the contact with journal, informs all other co-authors of all changes and suggestions from the editorial staff, and does not make decisions regarding the article alone without the written consent of all co-authors.

    9. The author properly corresponds with the reviewer through the editor and responds to comments and observations if needed.

    10. If necessary, the authors either adjust the data presented in the article, or refute them.

    11. Please note that only original materials are accepted for publication. We ask the authors to check the text with an indication of the percentage of originality before submitting the article. The article must contain at least 70% of the original text. The increase in originality through technical and other unfair methods leads to the exclusion of the publication. For verification, we recommend the site: https://www.antiplagiat.ru/. The editorial Board also checks the originality of the material when reviewing the article. If numerous borrowings are found, the editorial board acts in accordance with the COPE rules.

  • 1. The publisher not only supports scientific communication and invests in the process, but is also responsible for complying with all current guidelines and standards for publishing scientific work.

    2. The publisher does not affect the editorial policy of the journals.

    3. The publisher provides legal support to the journal if necessary.

    4. The publisher provides timely release of issues of the journals.

    5. The publisher publishes changes, explanations, and recalls articles that have been identified to contain violations of scientific ethics and/or critical errors.

  • 1. Promotional materials can be published in the journal on a paid basis. Their area cannot exceed 10% of the total area of the publication.

    2. Promotional materials are intended for specialized and professional medical community and do not contain information about a product with a low safety profile and harmful to health and life.

    3. Promotional materials are accepted and published by the editorial board under the responsibility of the advertiser authorized to post the provided material.

    4. Advertisers are fully responsible for all the information in advertising texts.

    5. All advertising materials submitted to the editorial office must comply with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus: the Law of the Republic of Belarus 'On Advertising' (as amended No. 52-Z of July 17, 2017), the Decree of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus 'On implementation of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of May 10, 2007 No. 225-Z 'On Advertising'.

    6. Advertisers cannot influence the editorial and advertising policy of the publishing house.

    7. Advertising in the journal is not advocating or endorsement of the advertised product, company or service by the editorial board. Any mention of the editorial board in advertising texts may be made only with the written consent of the editorial board. Attachment of links to the journal's website can also be carried out only with the permission of the editorial board.

    8. The editorial board does not provide advertisers with personal information about the site users and subscribers of the journal.

    9. Advertisers do not influence the results of queries made by users on the journal's website.

    10. The editorial board reserves the right to make changes to this provision. The changes do not apply to advertising materials that have already been accepted for publication.

  • Publishing house «Professional Publications» shares the position of the Convention developed by the Council of Europe, where there is provided animal protection in various spheres of their use, such as for example European Convention 123, Convention for protection of vertebrate animals of 1986, Declaration of Helsinki of 2000.

«Отрадно сознавать, что многолетняя и кропотливая работа редакции была по достоинству оценена консультативным советом по контенту (CSAB), который после глубокой всесторонней экспертизы включил наш журнал в Scopus – крупнейшую в мире библиографическую и реферативную базу данных. Это обстоятельство ставит перед нами новые цели и задачи, ибо никогда нельзя останавливаться на достигнутом и почивать на лаврах. Уверена, только тесный синтез теории и практики – залог успеха развития нашей отрасли. Объединив усилия, мы сможем достичь самых высоких результатов!» – главный редактор в Украине, Римма Леонидовна Скрипник.

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate the communication of scientists from different countries and schools of thought, to enable the emergence of the new promising research related to ophthalmology, to help scientists and practitioners in their education and research.

Indexation

The journal is included in the list of scientific resources recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of Belarus for publishing theses.

According to the decree of the Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sport № 1112 of October 17, 2012, the scientific papers published in this journal have the same status as the ones published abroad for the purposes of degree-seeking scientists of Ukraine.

The journal is included in the Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, EBSCO.

2 years RSCI impact factor, 2017 – 0,128

Founders

In Belarus - unitary enterprise "Professional publications".

In Ukraine - unitary enterprise "Professional publications"
National Healthcare University of Ukraine named after P.L. Shupyk

Editorial сouncil

  • Chekina, Anna Yuryevna (Minsk)
    PhD, Associate Professor, Deputy Head of Research, Belarusian State Medical University
    Dravitsa, Lyudmila Vladimirovna (Gomel)
    PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology with the course of Ophthalmology, Gomel State Medical University
    Guseva, Marina Raul'evna (Moscow)
    MD, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Pediatrics, Russian State Medical University
    Ilina, Svetlana Nikolaevna (Grodno)
    PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Eye Diseases, Grodno State Medical Institute
    Imshenetskaya, Tatyana Aleksandrovna (Minsk)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
    Ivanova, Valentina Fedorovna (Minsk)
    PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Eye Diseases, Belarusian State Medical University
    Kononov, Vladimir Antonovich (Minsk)
    Ph. D., joint Belarusian-Japanese enterprise “Lotys-TII”
    Korolkova, Natalia Kirillovna (Vitebsk)
    PhD, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Vitebsk State Medical Institute
    Krasilnikova, Victoria Leonidovna (Minsk)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
    Malinovsky, Grigory Fedorovich (Minsk)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
    Semak, Galina Romanovna (Minsk)
    PhD, Associate Professor, Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Work, Belarusian State Medical University
    Sidorenko, Evgeny Ivanovich (Moscow)
    MD, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Pediatrics, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
    Volotovsky, Igor Dmitrievich (Minsk)
    Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Department of Biological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus
    Zheltov, Georgy Ivanovich (Minsk)
    Doctor of Ph. D., Chief Researcher, Institute of Physics named after B.I. Stepanov, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus
  • Bezdetko, Pavel Andreevich (Kharkiv)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Kharkiv National Medical University
    Boychuk, Irina Mikhailovna (Odessa)
    MD, Senior Researcher, Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy named after V. P. Filatov, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
    Brzhesky, Vladimir Vsevolodovich (Saint Petersburg)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
    Demin, Yuri Albertovich (Kharkiv)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
    Drozhzhina, Galina Ivanovna (Odessa)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Corneal Pathology and Eye Microsurgery, Research Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy after named V. P. Filatov of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
    Feinbaum, Klaes (Herzliya, Israel)
    Master of Science, MD
    Lutsenko, Nina Stepanovna (Lviv)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Zaporozhye Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
    Novitsky, Igor Yaroslavovich (Lviv)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Galitsky
    Pasechnikova, Natalia Vladimirovna (Odessa)
    MD, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Director, Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy Academician named after V. P. Filatov
    Rykov, Sergey Alexandrovich (Kiev)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Health Protection of Ukraine named after P. L. Shupik
    Sakovich, Vasyl Nikitovich (Dnipro)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine
    Sergienko, Andrey Nikolaevich (Kiev)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Health Protection of Ukraine named after P.L. Shupik
    Skripnichenko, Irina Dmitrievna (Kiev)
    PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology of the National Medical University named after O.O. Bogomolets
    Voskresenskaya, Liudmila Konstantinovna (Poltava)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology with Ophthalmology, Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy
    Wenger, Lyudmila Vilenovna (Odessa)
    MD, Professor, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Odessa National Medical University
    Zhaboedov, Gennady Dmitrievich (Kiev)
    MD, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Bogomolets National Medical University
    Zhaboedov, Dmitry Gennadievich (Kiev)
    MD, Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, Bogomolets National Medical University

Editor-in-chief

Belarus
Poznyak, Nikolay Ivanovich (CV), MD, Professor, Scientific Director of the Eye Microsurgery Center "Voka"

Ukraine
Skripnik, Rimma Leonidovna (CV), MD, Professor, National Medical University named after O.O. Bogomolets

Payment for Publication

The cost depends on the volume of the performed work and starts from 4 BYN for 2500 characters with spaces in the Word text editor. The following types of work are possible: editing text (in Russian or English), translation or editing already translated meta-data (from Russian to English and vice versa), References design, technical work on layout printing of color illustrations, graphs, diagrams, additional materials to the article, etc.

Authors are not exempt from working together with the editorial board to make the necessary author's modifications to the material.

Rules for Authors

We hope that the status of our publications, publication dates, and the geography of distribution meet your expectations. Please note the requirements to scientific articles and the review policy, how to withdraw an article.

Sample of the article in the journals of the publishing house.

On the procedure of publishing original articles in the journals of the UE “Professional publications”.

Public contract for provision of services on editing scientific texts.

Articles approved by the editorial board, can be published within the period of up to 7 months, including the period of the review in Minsk.

Contacts

Deputy Editor-in-Chief – Drozdov Yuri Vasilievich

E-mail: glaz@recipe.by

Open Access Statement

«Professional publications» support the principle of open access to scientific papers, which contributes to a broader exchange of knowledge and spread of best practices. All articles published in this journal are freely available. We do not charge any fees to any reader for downloading articles for their own scientific use. It is permitted to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to full-text articles in this journal without prior permission of the publisher or author, if they acknowledge the original author, as specified in the CC BY-NC-ND license from Creative Commons.