JAMA Ophthalmology

JAMA Ophthalmology (formerly Archives of Ophthalmology) is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of ophthalmology. The editor-in-chief is Neil M. Bressler (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine). It is published by the American Medical Association, with which it has been affiliated since 1929.[1][2]

JAMA Ophthalmology
Edited byNeil M. Bressler
Publication details
Former name(s)
Archives of Ophthalmology
6.167 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4JAMA Ophthalmol.
ISSN2168-6165 (print)
2168-6173 (web)
OCLC no.1026526463
Archives of Ophthalmology


The journal was established in New York in 1869 as the Archives of Ophthalmology and Otology, with a simultaneous German language version published in Karlsruhe, Germany, as Archiv für Augen- und Ohrenheilkunde; sometimes articles would be slightly different. The editors were Hermann Knapp (New York), who practiced both ophthalmology and otology, with greater emphasis on the eye, and the otologist Salomon Moos (Heidelberg).[1][3] The journal obtained its current name in 2013.[4]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 6.167, ranking it 4th out of 59 journals in the category "Ophthalmology".[7]

See also


  1. Ravin, James G. (March 2009). "The Archives of Ophthalmology celebrates 2 anniversaries: 140 years of continuous publication and 80 years of affiliation with the AMA". Arch. Ophthalmol. 127 (3): 332–334. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2008.612. PMID 19273800.
  2. "For Authors". JAMA Ophthalmology | JAMA Network. American Medical Association. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  3. Hermann Knapp (September 1895). "Obituary of Salomon Moos". Archives of Otology. 24: 409–412.
  4. "JAMA Ophthalmology". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  5. "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  6. "Source details: JAMA Ophthalmology". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  7. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ophthalmology". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2019.
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