The Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group (CEVG) is an international network of individuals working to prepare, maintain and promote access to systematic reviews of interventions to treat or prevent eye diseases or visual impairment.
Registration now closed: Workshop full
Completing a Systematic Review Workshop- Baltimore, Maryland, USA (14-16 January 2015)
Details: This workshop guides participants through the steps of developing a systematic review and includes presentations about Cochrane Collaboration methodology, hands-on practice using the Cochrane Collaboration's Review Manager (RevMan) software, and a statistics review session. It is limited to Cochrane review authors who have a registered title, protocol, or review in The Cochrane Library.
CEVG in India
CEVG was well-represented in Hyderabad, India, at the 22nd Annual Cochrane Colloquium from 21-26 September. Click here to see some photos of the group as they presented research findings and attended meetings at the Colloquium!
|We are delighted to announce the Wilmer Eye Institute as the inaugural Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group (CEVG) Center for Evidence-Based Medicine!|
New and Updated Reviews
- Artificial corneas versus donor corneas for repeat corneal transplants (5 November 2014)
- Laser photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (24 November 2014)
- Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (24 November 2014)
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for diabetic macular oedema (24 October 2014)
- Manual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS) with posterior chamber intraocular lens versus extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with posterior chamber intraocular lens for age-related cataract (18 November 2014)
“BioMed Central and BMC Ophthalmology are champions of high quality peer review as we recognise its importance in keeping the scientific record accurate. We are happy to endorse this course in its aim of keeping peer review standards high.”
Emilie Aimé, Executive Editor, BioMed Central
“The methodologists were absolutely crucial to the success of the project; without the exhaustive systematic identification of published research..."
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology cites CEVG systematic reviews in its contribution to the ABIM Foundation’s “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question”
|2011 Impact Factor for The Cochrane Library, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), is 5.912. The CDSR is ranked in the top 10 out of the 153 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category|
Calendar of Ophthalmology and Optometry Professional Society Meetings, 2012-2015