Top Cited Articles

Below are the ten top-cited articles published in BMJ Open Ophthalmology from each of the last two years. BMJ Open Ophthalmology is indexed in Clarivate’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), DOAJ, PubMed Central and Scopus, and all articles in the journal are published Open Access. Read more about the journal and how to submit, and follow BMJ Ophthalmology on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date on the latest research.


Ophthalmology practice during the COVID-19 pandemic
Safadi, Khaled; Kruger, Joshua M.; Chowers, Itay et al

Differences in SARS-CoV-2 recommendations from major ophthalmology societies worldwide
Nguyen, Anne X.; Gervasio, Kalla A.; Wu, Albert Y.

Vitrectomy for endophthalmitis: 5-year study of outcomes and complications
Negretti, Guy Simon; Chan, WengOnn; Pavesio, Carlos; Muqit, Mahiul Muhammed Khan

Are eyes the windows to COVID-19? Systematic review and meta-analysis
La Distia Nora, Rina; Putera, Ikhwanuliman; Khalisha, Dhiya Farah et al

Time course of conjunctival hyperemia induced by omidenepag isopropyl ophthalmic solution 0.002%: a pilot, comparative study versus ripasudil 0.4%
Terao, Etsuko; Nakakura, Shunsuke; Fujisawa, Yasuko et al

Retinal detachment in retinitis pigmentosa
Chan, Weng Onn; Brennan, Nicholas; Webster, Andrew R. et al

Economic modelling of immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) in the National Health Service based on possible improvements in surgical efficiency
O’Brart, David P.; Roberts, Harry; Naderi, Khayam; Gormley, Jack

Advanced late-onset retinitis pigmentosa with dominant-acting D477G RPE65 mutation is responsive to oral synthetic retinoid therapy
Kenna, Paul F.; Humphries, Marian M.; Kiang, Anna-Sophia et al

A comparison of the 1-year surgical outcomes of ab externo trabeculotomy and microhook ab interno trabeculotomy using propensity score analysis
Mori, Sotaro; Murai, Yusuke; Ueda, Kaori et al

Povidone iodine treatment is deleterious to human ocular surface conjunctival cells in culture
Swift, William; Bair, Jeffrey A.; Chen, Wanxue et al


Comparison of the Kane formula with existing formulas for intraocular lens power selection
Connell, Benjamin J.; Kane, Jack X.

Current and upcoming anti-VEGF therapies and dosing strategies for the treatment of neovascular AMD: a comparative review
Khanna, Saira; Komati, Rahul; Eichenbaum, David A. et al

Macular thickness amplitude changes when switching from discontinuous to continuous therapy for diabetic macular oedema
Schechet, Sidney A.; Adams, Olufemi E.; Eichenbaum et al

Effectiveness and safety of intravitreal aflibercept in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration treated in routine clinical practices across France: 12-month outcomes of the RAINBOW study
Weber, Michel; Velasque, Laurent; Coscas, Florence et al

Changes in the OCT angiographic appearance of type 1 and type 2 CNV in exudative AMD during anti-VEGF treatment
Faatz, Henrik; Farecki, Marie-Louise; Rothaus, Kai et al

Comparison of refractive predictability and endothelial cell loss in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and conventional phaco surgery: prospective randomised trial with 6 months of follow-up
Krarup, Therese; Ejstrup, Rasmus; Mortensen, Anouck et al

Intravitreal methotrexate for the treatment of proliferative vitreoretinopathy
Benner, Jeffrey David; Dao, David; Butler, John W.; Hamill, Kelli

Protective effects of blue light-blocking shades on phototoxicity in human ocular surface cells
Niwano, Yoshimi; Iwasawa, Atsuo; Tsubota, Kazuo et al

Implantation of Scharioth macula lens in patients with age-related macular degeneration: results of a prospective European multicentre clinical trial
Srinivasan, Sathish; Scharioth, Gabor; Anneliese Riehl et al

Bandage contact lens and topical steroids are risk factors for the development of microbial keratitis after epithelium-off CXL
Tzamalis, Argyrios; Romano, Vito; Cheeseman, Robert et al