Japan is located in the Pacific Ocean. It is an island country in East Asia. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin”, and it is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago of 6,852 islands. The country of Japan is divided into eight regions. Japan has the world’s tenth largest population in the world. Japan is the world’s largest exporter and importer. Japan is ranked first in the number of Nobel Laureates of any country in Asia. Japan is the first country in the whole of Asia to conduct the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
The Japanese Ophthalmological Society promotes Ophthalmologic research with the aim of contributing to the advancement of Ophthalmological knowledge since 1897. The rapid, rather startling speed of development in scientific research and technology in general, is also true for the pace in which ophthalmology and clinical ophthalmology have developed in Japan. This development has, on the whole, improved the treatment of ophthalmological patients and society has benefitted from that. The launch of many Ophthalmology journals has facilitated the clinical and research updates to the readers over the world.
The research advancements in the country have been disseminated through Ophthalmology journals Japan. The Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology was inaugurated in 1957 as a quarterly journal published in English by the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Tokyo, with the aim of disseminating the achievements of Japanese ophthalmologists worldwide. JJO remains the only Japanese ophthalmology journal published in English. This journal stands first in the list of Ophthalmology Journals Japan. The other journal is Japanese Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology is one of the well-known journal for clinical studies, case reports and it is circulated all over the world. These Japan Ophthalmology journals list always served as a reliable update of clinical advancements.