Journal of the Nigerian Optometric Association (JNOA) is the official scientific publication of the Nigerian Optometric Association. It is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to bringing together up-to-date clinical and scientific research information and novel developments in the broad fields of optometry and vision science including basic and clinical research aimed at advancing the science, technology, ethics and practice of Optometry and Health sciences.

The scope of the journal covers basic, translational and clinical research in optometry and vision science. The journal publishes research in the broad fields of Eye Care/Vision Sciences and Public
Health; Primary Care Optometry, Public Health Optometry, Rehabilitative Optometry and Low Vision Care, Paediatric Optometry, Corneal and Contact Lenses, Ocular Health, Orthoptics, Anatomy, Physiology, Epidemiology, Economics and Sociology of Vision and Blindness, Ocular Biomedics, Optics and Instrumentation, Optometric Education and History, etc. Publication of papers in this journal requires strict compliance with specifications as outlined herein. The audience of JNOA includes Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic Nurses, Public health and Vision Scientists as well as undergraduate and post-graduate students in these field.

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Published: 2023-06-25

Editor’s notes

Bernadine Nsa Ekpenyong, Bernadine Nsa Ekpenyong


Association between outdoor play and myopia among children in Cross River State, Nigeria. A case control study

Kindness, Charles, Bernadine N. Ekpenyong, Simeon C. Agbasimere, Edward O. Okoi


Factors associated with patient preference of optical low vision devices in North West Nigeria.

Ekeoma Adure Edemeraro, Barbie Oghene-Monday Ejukonemu, Innocent Chinweizu Emereuwa, Umar Aminu Abdulrahaman


Stevens-Johnson syndrome in an 18-year-old Nigerian female: A case report

Mutali Junior Musa, Stanley Godwin Okoye, Ehimare Enaholo, Kingsley Ekekwo Ogwumu, Nathan Godwin Iyami


Prevalence of visual impairment among primary and secondary school children in Delta State, Nigeria

John Esim M Moyegbone, Ezekiel Uba Nwose, Edmond Ifeanyi Anowa, Amatoritsero Clarke, Joseph Onyedenyifa Odoko, Emmanuel Agbonomhen Agege


Isolation of plasmid genes in eye swabs of babies delivered through spontaneous vaginal deliveries and caesarian section

Hypolytus Chinonso Muoneke, Philips Ifeanyichukwu Ebisike, Bosede Olajire Ajayi, Sadiq Hassan, Saudat Garba Habib, George Atuanya, Eme Okpo, Pedro Shamsudeen Lekan, Dorayi Sani Umar


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eISSN: 0795-0039
print ISSN: 0795-0039