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Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology is an international journal that publishes original clinical reports and relevant experimental studies in ophthalmology.

  • Founded in 1854 and serving as a key resource for ophthalmologists and vision research scientists.
  • Welcomes submissions from across the spectrum of ophthalmological research.
  • Official journal of the German Ophthalmology Society, Club Jules Gonin, and the Italian Society of Vitreoretinal Surgeons.
  • Open access fees are covered by Springer Compact agreements for authors from specific countries.
  • High levels of author satisfaction with 96% of published authors likely to publish again.

  • Antonia M. Joussen,
  • Srinivas Sadda,
  • Taiji Sakamoto
Impact factor
2.7 (2022)
5 year impact factor
2.9 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
13 days
835,599 (2023)

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  16. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
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  18. Naver
  19. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  21. Pathway Studio
  22. Portico
  23. ProQuest
  24. Reaxys
  25. SCImago
  26. SCOPUS
  27. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  28. Semantic Scholar
  29. TD Net Discovery Service
  30. UGC-CARE List (India)
  31. Wanfang
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