Eye journal continues to have a big impact

  • 28 Jul 2022
  • Steve Beet, Editorial Office Coordinator, Eye

Eye’s 2021 JCR Impact Factor is now 4.456, another big increase from 3.775 in 2020, and now ranks 11/61 in the field of Ophthalmology.

This is a fantastic achievement, made possible by the dedicated work of the Editor in Chief, editorial board, and reviewers who are to be congratulated.

Impact Factor measures a journal’s importance within academia by indicating each article’s average number of citations. It is calculated by dividing the number of citations received by articles published in the preceding two years by the total number of citeable articles. Eye has seen big increases in Impact Factor in the past two years and continues to grow in a variety of other metrics.

Metric Score
Two-year Impact Factor 4.456
Five-year Impact Factor 4.515
Journal Citation Indicator 1.19
Immediacy Index 0.735
Article Influence Score 1.072
Normalised Eigenfactor 2.99866
Citable items 358
Rank (Ophthalmology) 11/61

Eye is the official journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. It is a monthly peer-reviewed medical publication which is principally for practising ophthalmologists. The journal also contains material of interest to a wider readership, including optometrists, orthoptists, other health care professionals and research workers in all aspects of the field of visual science worldwide.

For further information, please visit the Eye website or contact the Eye Editorial Office at [email protected]