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Clinical Ophthalmologyopen access

Country New Zealand  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of New Zealand
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherDove Medical Press Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN11775467, 11775483
Scope Subject areas: -All subspecialties within ophthalmology- Optometry- Visual science- Pharmacology and drug therapy in eye diseases- Basic Sciences . such as cell biology and genetics- Primary and Secondary eye care- Patient Safety and Quality of Care Improvements. These areas will be addressed through: -Original clinical research- Reviews of important areas and perspectives- Protocols for RCT’s- Expert opinion and commentary- ‘E-letters’ feature allowing comments on articles published electronically or in print- Quality improvement reports- Surgical tips and devices- Patient Safety Reports i.e. ideas to make ophthalmology safer- Patient compliance/adherence satisfaction/acceptability, patient education and literacy- Photo essays - Book reviews- ‘Personal views’ – i.e. opinion and thoughts from practitioners or patients- Case reports submitted to Clinical Ophthalmology will be diverted to the Ophthalmology section of the International Medical Case Reports Journal (this will be explained at the point of submission).


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.109
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.339
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.687
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.768
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.465
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.695
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.934
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.243
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.677
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.994
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.077
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites201016
Self Cites201141
Self Cites201275
Self Cites2013118
Self Cites2014145
Self Cites201599
Self Cites2016111
Self Cites2017111
Self Cites2018148
Self Cites2019139
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010112
Total Cites2011427
Total Cites2012895
Total Cites20131392
Total Cites20141683
Total Cites20151680
Total Cites20161886
Total Cites20172102
Total Cites20182074
Total Cites20192033
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.950
External Cites per document20111.210
External Cites per document20121.342
External Cites per document20131.552
External Cites per document20141.640
External Cites per document20151.603
External Cites per document20161.821
External Cites per document20172.125
External Cites per document20182.199
External Cites per document20192.126
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.109
Cites per document20111.339
Cites per document20121.465
Cites per document20131.695
Cites per document20141.794
Cites per document20151.704
Cites per document20161.934
Cites per document20172.243
Cites per document20182.368
Cites per document20192.282
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201320
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201532
Non-citable documents201649
Non-citable documents201753
Non-citable documents201863
Non-citable documents201954
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010101
Citable documents2011319
Citable documents2012611
Citable documents2013821
Citable documents2014938
Citable documents2015986
Citable documents2016975
Citable documents2017937
Citable documents2018876
Citable documents2019891
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201049
Uncited documents2011149
Uncited documents2012267
Uncited documents2013332
Uncited documents2014357
Uncited documents2015374
Uncited documents2016363
Uncited documents2017350
Uncited documents2018294
Uncited documents2019309
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201053
Cited documents2011176
Cited documents2012356
Cited documents2013509
Cited documents2014612
Cited documents2015644
Cited documents2016661
Cited documents2017640
Cited documents2018645
Cited documents2019636
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