Submission of manuscripts

Journal of Ophthalmology (Ukraine) accept manuscripts through a special form on the journal’s website.

Several forms are required of all authors at the time a manuscript is submitted for publication:

1. Cover Letter

2. The Authorship Responsibility Form

3. Conflict of Interest Form OR ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest


Cover Letter. Manuscripts must be accompanied by a cover letter or, which should include information indicating the following: 

The title of the manuscript and the names of the authors. 

Article type (review, research, case study, etc.) 

Brief description of the research you are reporting in your manuscript, why it is important, and why you think the readers of the journal would be interested in it. 

The originality of the manuscript. Include the statement that your paper has not been previously published and is not currently under consideration by another journal and that all authors have approved of and have agreed to submit the manuscript to this journal.

The prior or duplicate publication or submission. If the manuscript has been submitted previously to another journal, the manuscript must be accompanied by permission to reproduce previously published material, use previously published illustrations, report information about identifiable persons, or to acknowledge people for their contributions. The authors should indicate whether the manuscript was previously rejected or evaluated in any form by another journal, and they should describe specifically how they have improved the manuscript.


Pre-submission checklist. Ensure that all the components of the submission have been included using a pre-submission checklist.

1. Cover Letter 

2. The Authorship Responsibility Form

3. Potential Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

4. A copy of the manuscript (a Microsoft Word file) including:

    1) Title page including:

a. Article title

b. Author information  

c. Corresponding author 

d. Author contribution

e. Acknowledgments

f. Disclaimers 

g. Source(s) of support 

h. Disclosure of relationships and activities

i. Abbreviations

j. Number of figures and tables 

   2) Abstract, limited to 200 words, with keywords

   3) Text of the manuscript formatted according to the instructions

   4) References

   5) Legends for illustrations

   6) Tables (Tables can be placed in the text either)

   7) Figures (properly formatted and labeled according to the instructions)