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Evidence-Based Ophthalmology has specific instructions and guidelines for submitting articles. Please read and review them carefully.

Authors interested in submitting to Evidence-Based Ophthalmology should contact Susan Resnick at sresnick@valuebasedmedicine.com.

 

Conflicts of interest
Authors must state all possible conflicts of interest in the manuscript, including financial, consultant, institutional and other relationships that might lead to bias or a conflict of interest. If there is no conflict of interest, this should also be explicitly stated as none declared.  All sources of funding should be acknowledged in the manuscript. All relevant conflicts of interest and sources of funding should be included on the title page of the manuscript with the heading “Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding:”. For example:

 

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: A has received honoraria from Company Z. B is currently receiving a grant (#12345) from Organization Y,  and is on the speaker’s bureau for Organization X – the CME organizers for Company A. For the remaining authors none were declared.

 

In addition, each author must complete and submit the journal’s copyright transfer agreement, which includes a section on the disclosure of potential conflicts of interest based on the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals” (www.icmje.org/update.html). The form is readily available on the manuscript submission page (http://journals.lww.com/evidence-based-ophthalmology/Pages/informationforauthors.aspx) and can be completed and submitted electronically. Please note that authors may sign the copyright transfer agreement form electronically. For additional information about electronically signing this form, go to http://links.lww.com/ZUAT/A106.