Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics (OPO)

OPO is the top optometry journal in the world - and ranked in the top 25% of both ophthalmology and sensory systems journals.

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The world's leading optometry journal

OPO provides important evidence-based information about the assessment and management of patients and is especially relevant to hospital optometrists and those with special interests. Many editions are themed and focus on key areas such as vision and IT displays, binocular vision and glaucoma. It also publishes invited review papers from top researchers in their fields. 

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OPO is published six times a year. College members can access OPO completely free of charge. Simply log onto the College website and then visit OPO online.  

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Find out more information on how you can submit a paper to OPO editors, for the opportunity to have your work published in this prestigious journal.


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When is refraction stable following routine cataract surgery?

September OPO: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

Experiences following cataract surgery – patient perspectives

September OPO: Most patients report being highly satisfied with the outcome of cataract surgery but there are variable reports regarding the impact.

One‐year results of 0.01% atropine with orthokeratology (AOK) study

September OPO: An investigation into whether there is an additive effect between 0.01% atropine and orthokeratology (ortho‐k), in a single‐masked, two‐arm, randomised controlled trial.


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OPO features articles covering the entire gamut of Optometry from ophthalmic lenses to ocular disease.

Professor Mark Rosenfield Editor-in-Chief, Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics (OPO)