The Ocular Surface: Ranked No. 3 Out of 48 Eyecare Journals for 2008
07/28/2009

The Ocular Surface, a peer-reviewed print and online journal published by Ethis Communications, Inc., ranked No. 3 out of 48 eyecare journals for Impact Factor in 2008.

Online PR News – 28-July-2009 – – The Ocular Surface (http://www.theocularsurface.com), a peer-reviewed print and online journal published by Ethis Communications, Inc., ranked No. 3 out of 48 eyecare journals for Impact Factor in 2008. Made available by Thomson Reuters, the Impact Factor ranking measures a journal’s research influence based on how frequently its articles are cited in other scientific publications.

“The Ocular Surface has rapidly garnered a remarkable amount of industry attention. It’s a credit to the caliber of the scientists and clinicians who are submitting to this journal,” added Founding Editor Michael A. Lemp, MD, clinical professor of ophthalmology at Georgetown and George Washington Universities in Washington, D.C.

Since 2003, The Ocular Surface has been providing timely review articles derived from the growing body of knowledge concerning the ocular surface. Conditions such as dry eye disease, inflammation, infection, allergy, and ocular surface surgery are covered in depth, as are developments in therapeutics, clinical trials, and basic science. Coverage also includes FDA trials and filings, drugs in development, patents, new products, and profiles of individuals and institutions working in the field. The Ocular Surface is designed to make information easily accessible to clinicians and investigators; and its reviews establish an indispensable archive of lasting value for participants in this rapidly expanding field.

A global publication, The Ocular Surface has a vast readership that includes ophthalmologists and optometrists in clinical practice, researchers in academic and industry settings, clinical scientists, and members of the ophthalmic pharmaceutical industry.

About Ethis Communications, Inc.

Ethis Communications, Inc., is an 11-year-old, privately-held publisher and medical communications company that provides content for eyecare professionals. This includes a quarterly peer-reviewed print and online journal, The Ocular Surface, and a controlled circulation print/online monthly, Refractive Eyecare (http://refractiveeyecare.com). Working in print and digital media, Ethis custom publishes online education and marketing materials, books, manuals, supplements, and other matter for eyecare professionals.