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Cover Image The Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology (ISSN 2072-6805, E-ISSN 2091-0320) was launched in January 2009. It is a free-access bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society and has been indexed for medline. This journal aims to provide an additional opportunity of sharing knowledge and experience amongst the ophthalmic professionals as well as to help disseminate findings of research achievements in the ophthalmic field at home and abroad. The society and the editorial board do not take any responsibility for any expressions published in the journal. These expressions are solely ascribed to the authors.

Original articles, short communications, case reports/brief communications and review articles of merit from contributors all over the world are accepted for publication after anonymous peer-review.

Research works involving human subjects and animals should meet international norms and the terms of Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association. Approval from the institutional/ethical review board and informed consent from the subject/s of study must have been obtained for all experimental studies and articles based on these studies. The Nep J Oph Editorial Board may request the principal author/corresponding author to provide such documents during the process of publication of the manuscript under certain circumstances.

The Editorial Board would also like to thank you for sharing your time with us. We expect your continued support in this academic endeavour.

Randomly selected articles from current issue

Ischemia modified albumin \\(IMA\\) and albumin adjusted-IMA \\(AAIMA\\) as biomarkers for diabetic retinopathy

Varikasuvu Seshadri Reddy1 , Sumita Sethi 2 , Poonam Agrawal 1 , Navdeep Gupta 2 , Renu Garg 1

1 Department of Biochemistry, BPS Government Medical College, Haryana, India-131305\\r\\n2 Department of Ophthalmology, BPS Government Medical College, Haryana, India-131305

Role of modern teaching aids and technologies in Ophthalmic teaching

Ajai Agrawal

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Ocular morbidity among porters at high altitudes

Subodh Gnyawali1, Gauri Shankar Shrestha 2 , Safal Khanal3, Talisa Dennis4, John C Spencer5

1 BP Eye Foundation, Children\\\'s Hospital for Eye ENT and Rehabilitation Services,\\r\\nManahara, Bhaktapur, Nepal\\r\\n2 BP Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine,\\r\\nMaharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal\\r\\n3 School of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand\\r\\n4 Burnaby Vision Care FYi Doctors, Burnaby, Canada\\r\\n5 Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity VOSH International, Board Director,USA