South Korea occupies southern half of Korean peninsula bordering yellow sea and the Sea of Japan. Major parts of the country lies in the hilly and mountainous areas, the highest point of the country is an Hallasan volcano (active volcano). It has three main mountain ridges Taebaek, Sobaek ranges, Chiri Massif. Seoul, on the river Han is one of the largest cities and the Capital of South Korea. The republic of Korea forms the southern half of Korean peninsula on 15th August 1948. Traditionally agricultural country, shifted towards manufacturing (majorly Samsung electronics, Hyundai etc.) with the advancement and high demand of industries. It is one of the leading fishing nation and exporting more number of good to china than any other country in the world. Conglomerates (chaebol), marks high economic growth in this country. Popular beaches esp. Jungmun is renowned for its beautiful sunrise. There are many temples and historical sites (UNESCO) attracting tourists for its culture and heritage.
Korean ophthalmology society (KOS), founded on November 1, 1947 and is one of the Korea’s leading In 1958, published its first journal The Journal of The Korean Ophthalmological Society in Korean. In 1987, the society also began publishing The Korean Journal of Ophthalmology (Korean J Ophthalmol) which is currently the official English journal of the KOS. Other organizations include Korean national health, Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention etc. A wide range of epidemiologic studies in ophthalmology have provided significant information to prevent, treat and minimize disease (cataract glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration etc.) and for the pattern of visual impairment and other eye diseases.
Scientists have been progressing to establish a platform for the exchange of their research ideas since ages. It has become easier due to the advancement of technical innovations and the networking to and brings out a list of ophthalmology journals in South Korea to create awareness regarding eye diseases in the country. South Korea ophthalmology journals list provides bulk of information pertaining to the eye problems and various related labs and organizations. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology is a well-known highly reviewed one and establishes itself as one of the advanced scientific source.Thus the list of ophthalmology journals helps in betterment of society and country as a whole for its large and wide circulation.