JoMO is a source where optometrists and other eye care  professionals can go to publish and learn about medical optometry. The specialty of Medical Optometry encompasses the medical diagnosis, management and treatment of primary and secondary diseases and disorders of the human eye, adnexa and visual tracts. Our vision is to create a journal that offers focused case reports with literature reviews as well as original research and articles. A journal where doctors can go to find focused answers for the care of their patient as well as answers to questions they didn’t know they had.


Original articles, original research, case report and literature reviews, article reviews, textbook reviews, photo essays, theme/recurring columns, editorial columns, “guess-the-disease” images and letters to the editor.


Publication model: Open access
Publishing formats: Online format
Publication frequency:Quarterly
Launch date: Spring 2023
Peer Review model:Double blind


Acceptance rate: 68%
Average time between submission & first decision: 7 days
Average time between submission & publication: 102 days


JoMO does not charge any fees to authors.



Authors of JoMO articles retain the right to reuse material from their own articles in their future work, with proper attribution. Permission does not need to be obtained from JoMO.


Material from articles published may be reused in the manner specified by the Creative Commons license applied to the article – the CC BY-NC-ND (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs) Permission does not need to be obtained from JoMO

Authors hold the copyright of their own published articles. If you would like to reuse material in a manner not permitted by an article’s Creative Commons license, please contact the authors for permission.


The article processing charge (APC) will be paid by ABCMO so authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles will receive perpetual unrestricted online access to their published article to readers globally, immediately upon publication. All articles are subject to the journal’s standard peer review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit.

Before writing a full article, please use the portal link in the Submissions Tab to submit an abstract for review. The Journal of Medical Optometry uses a Double-Blind Peer Review process so all author information will be removed before the review begins. With that in mind, make sure you eliminate subtle “identifiers” such as Employers or Facilities from your abstract before submission.

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Dr. Provost graduated from New England College of Optometry in 2022 and then completed an ocular disease residency at VA…
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Dr. Ana Bonaldi earned her optometry degree from MCPHS, where she graduated salutatorian, and completed an ocular disease residency at…
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Dr. Rett is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Optometry and the secretary for the American Board of Certification…
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Emily Humphreys is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Optometry at the New England College of Optometry (NECO). In addition to…
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John Conto, OD, Dipl. AAO completed his optometric training at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and finished a residency in…
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Jamie Hogan, OD, Dipl AAO, graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry and completed her Primary Care Optometry residency at…
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Dr. Kane graduated from New England College of Optometry in 2015 and went on to complete an ocular disease/primary care…
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Dr. Klute owns and practices at Good Life Eyecare, a multi-location practice in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. He is…
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Dr. Wittendorf is a 2020 graduate of the Michigan College of Optometry. Upon graduation, she completed an ocular disease residency…
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Dr. Liette graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry and completed his ocular disease residency at the Chalmers…
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Dr. Cummings graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry in 2019 and went on to complete…
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Dr. Kim is the residency coordinator at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center. She is also adjunct…
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Dr. Panchal graduated from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2019 and completed an ocular disease, low vision and specialty contact…
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Dr. Njeru is a staff optometrist at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. He graduated from The Ohio State University: College…
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Dr. Le received her optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2005. After graduation, she served…
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Dr Shust got her undergraduate degree in microbiology at Penn State University and then went on to study at the…