India, officially referred to as the Republic of India is a one of the famous countries in South East Asia. It stands seventh largest country among the Asian countries in terms of area and stands second largest country in terms of population and the most popular democratic country in the world. The Indian continent is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, Arabian Sea on the west, Bay of Bengal on the east. The land borders of India are shared by Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Myanmar, Bangladesh to the east. India is popularly known for its Indus Valley Civilization and is well identified for its cultural & commercial wealth. India is known for its Unity in Diversity with people of many religions living together. India is constituted by 29 states & 8 union territories & Delhi as its capital city.
Ophthalmology research & scientific discoveries prevailed in Indai in the earlier periods of research in the field of Ophthalmology. India had contributed significantly for the research in the field of Ophthalmology. Many great research organizations were established in India for the research of which ALL INDIA OPTHOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY which is the largest Association of Eye Surgeons in India & 2nd in the World with 19,074 Members; Regional Institute of Ophthalmology and Government Ophthalmic Hospital, Chennai; Indian Orthopaedic Association etc. Many scientific research meetings, seminars and Summits were being held in India since many years. Some of the few are 74th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, which is being held in India in 2016.
The research advancements in the country have been brought forward through many famous ophthalmology journals in India. The Indian ophthalmology journals started their circulation in early 1880’s. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology is one of the well-known journal great international circulations. This major international ophthalmology journal reports all major studies in the popular labs of India. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology stands first in the list of ophthalmology journals India. These well-known Ophthalmology journals always served as a reliable update of clinical advancements.