In this issue
 Message from Dr. Dennis Lam, Editor-in-Chief

Dear Colleagues,

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you that the November/December issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology has just come out. Being the last issue of the year, the publication of the November/December issue is an important milestone representative of not only ophthalmic development in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, but also the support and friendship of many leading experts whose contributions are instrumental in the success of the journal. As a launch journal, the APJO is blessed with an impressive Advisory and Editorial Board. From manuscript solicitations and submissions to review and decision-making, each Editorial Board Member has played an important part. We are pleased to inform you that the APJO has already submitted an application for indexing in Medline. I am confident that with your continuous support, the APJO will be growing from strength to strength, becoming one of the most important journals in ophthalmology in due course.

In this issue, we are reinstating the publication of annual reviews, which are believed to be immensely useful to all practicing ophthalmologists. As an initiative led by Robert Ritch, MD, leading experts in various subspecialties have committed to the APJO an annual review article which is a selective review of the literature by assessing the importance of the articles published in the last 12 months. In order to continue to enjoy such useful contents of the APJO, members of APAO’s member societies please sign up at before the end of the year.

As the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, the APJO will continue to seek to push forward the frontiers of ophthalmic development by encouraging research and publication.

Sincerely yours,

Dennis Lam, MD
Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology

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