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There are 525 relevant journals published and 1008 Conference proceedings and 259 National Symposia exclusively dedicated to eye by OMICS International.

The eye is a slightly asymmetrical globe, about an inch in diameter. The front part of the eye (the part you see in the mirror) includes:
• The iris (the pigmented part)
• The cornea (a clear dome over the iris)
• The pupil (the black circular opening in the iris that lets light in)
• The sclera (the white part)
• The conjunctiva (a thin layer of tissue covering the front of the eye, except the cornea)

Just behind the iris and pupil lies the lens, which helps to focus light on the back of the eye. Most of the eye is filled with a clear gel called the vitreous. Light projects through the pupil and the lens to the back of the eye. The inside lining of the eye is covered by special light-sensing cells that are collectively called the retina. The retina converts light into electrical impulses. Behind the eye, the optic nerve carries these impulses to the brain. The macula is a small extra-sensitive area within the retina that gives central vision. It is located in the center of the retina and contains the fovea, a small depression or pit at the center of the macula that gives the clearest vision. Being the most sensitive part of the human body, its care and effectiveness plays an important role for keeping the sight normal. This makes the eye reason for the focused research interest.

Some of the current research on eye focuses on : Eye movements during reading: some current controversies, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Effect of astaxanthin on cataract formation induced by glucocorticoids in the chick embryo, Influence of Pseudophakic Lens Capsule Opacification on Spectral Domain and Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Image Quality, Clearance of Intravitreal Daptomycin in Uveitis-Induced Rabbit Model, Distribution and Presumed Proliferation of Macrophages in Inflammatory Diseases of the Ocular Adnexae, Meibomian Gland Dropout in Patients with Dry Eye Disease in China, Matricellular Protein Thrombospondins: Influence on Ocular Angiogenesis, Wound Healing and Immune regulation, Intravenous Infusion of Mesenchyme Stem/Stromal Cells Decreased CCR7+ Antigen Presenting Cells in Mice with Corneal Allotransplantation, TLR4 Contributes to the Host Response to Klebsiella Intraocular Infection, Level of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor 165b in Human Aqueous Humo and Occupational Exposure to Lead Decreases Macular, Choroid, and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Industrial Battery Workers.

Scope and Importance:

According to a study it is estimated that around 48% of world population is blind because of cataract and more than 60 million people suffer from glaucoma and it is estimated that the number would rise to 80 million by the end of 2020. Ageing population is the leading cause for refractive error problem in countries like the USA and Europe, it is noticed that the refractive error problem is mostly seen in population ageing more than 40 years.

According to WHO:

  • 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision.
  • About 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in low-income settings.
  • 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above.
  • Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of moderate and severe visual impairment; cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in middle- and low-income countries.
  • The number of people visually impaired from infectious diseases has reduced in the last 20 years according to global estimates work.
  • 80% of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured.

Market Analysis:

Changing trends in diet and lifestyle as well as increased longevity are growing the market for ophthalmological treatments: the global ophthalmic device market is expected to reach $28 billion by 2016 exhibiting a 2.5% compound annual growth rate from 2009 to 2016, according to GBI Research.

“The worldwide ophthalmic products market exceeds $22 billion (US) and is growing at more than 10% per year. Without the inclusion of consumer eye care products, the ophthalmic products market is roughly a $17 billion market.” Rising of demand for ophthalmic devices and expanding healthcare coverage in emerging economies will increase sales to 2024.The medical device market of Europe is mainly comprised of medical equipments such as consumables, orthopaedic devices, dental devices, respiratory devices, and ophthalmic devices which are manufactured in Germany, France, the UK, Italy and Spain. The demand for medical devices has been growing owing to a mounting awareness for early diagnosis and treatment of countless disease states in European countries. The key countries that have contributed significantly to the Europe medical devices market during 2008-2013 include Germany, UK , Spain and France. Germany is one of the major European markets and it has been observed that the country contributes immensely to the exports of medical devices. The overall medical devices market in Europe is projected to reach EUR ~ million in 2018, augmenting at a CAGR of 3.9% during 2013-2018.

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List of Best International Conferences:

2nd Eye and Vision Conference
September 26-28, 2016 Miami, USA

6th Ophthalmologists Meeting
May 16-18, 2016 Osaka, Japan

7th European Ophthalmology Conference
June 16-18, 2016 Alicantae, Spain

8th Ophthalmology Meeting
July 18-20, 2016 Chicago, USA

9th Ophalmic Conference
October 27-27, 2016 Istanbul, Turkey

10th Ophthalmology Conference
November 28-30, 2016 Dubai, UAE

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Conference
August 04-05, 2016 Manchester, UK

Optometry and Vision Science Conference
October 27-29, 2016 San Antonio, USA

7th Biomarkers Conference
November 28-30, 2016 Baltimore, USA

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Conference
October 03-05, 2016 Miami, USA

4th Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering Conference
October 20-21, 2016 Houston, USA

Global Pharma Expo
October 10-12, 2016 Dubai, UAE

12th Global Vaccines & Vaccination Summit and Expo
October 20-25, 2016 San Antonio, USA

4th Clinical Pharmacy Conference
October 31-November 01, 2016 Las Vegas, USA

Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials Conference
September 19-21, 2016 Vienna, Austria

Upcoming International conferences on Eye

  1. Hawaiian Eye 2016
    January 16-22, 2016, Hawaii
  2. Retina 2016
    January 17-22, 2016, Hawaii
  3. Macula of Paris
    January 15, 2016 Paris
  4. World Congress of Ophthalmology
    February 05-09, 2016
  5. ARVO 2016
    May 01-05, 2016, Seattle, USA
  6. ASCRS 2016
    May 06-08, 2016, New Orleans, USA


  1. American Academy of Ophthalmology
  2. American Optometric Association
  3. American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology
  4. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology(ARVO)
  5. European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA)
  6. Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society
  7. European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  8. European Society of Ophthalmology
  9. All Indian Ophthalmological Society
  10. African Society of Glaucoma
  11. American Glaucoma Society
  12. Argentine Ophthalmology Society
  13. Bulgarian Society of Ophthalmology
  14. Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology
  15. Canadian Ophthalmological Society
  16. Chinese Ophthalmological Society
  17. European Glaucoma Society
  18. French Society of Ophthalmology
  19. Gambia Ophthalmology Society
  20. Hungarian Society of Ophthalmology

In addition to the conferences being held across the globe on eye there are thousands of NGOs and care centers which pertains donation and care of human eye across the globe for the people in need. Some of the care centers and Associations supporting eye are as follows :

1. National Eye Institute, USA
2. American Academy of Ophthalmology
3. American Optometric Association
4. Low Vision Rehabilitation Centers
5. American Council of the Blind
6. Association for Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
7. Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
8. American Printing House for the Blind
9. Eye Bank association of America
10. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Some of the companies focusing eye care are :
1. Alcon Vision Care
2. EyeMed vision care
3. Brien Holden Vision Institute
4. CIBA vision care
5. Bosch & Lomb
6. Eye diseases

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This page was last updated on 12th Sep, 2015

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