Published since 2020, the Ophthalmology Cases & Hypotheses (OCH) is an international peer-reviewed,  scholarly journal dedicated to publish articles in all areas of ophthalmology and visual sciences.

Ophthalmology Cases and Hypotheses journal was founded in 2020 by HAT Medicine clinic (Azerbaijan).

The editor-in-chief of this journal is professor dr.Öner Gelishken, who strives to provide all possible support as president of Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society (TCOD).

The establishment of the journal “Ophthalmology Cases and Hypotheses” is an important practical step of consolidation of the scientists’ potential and research centers of the Turkic world working in this field, as it provides new opportunities for the publication of the best achievements of ophthalmologist of Turkic countries, increasing of their recognition in the world of science and close cooperation with the International scientific community.

This semiannually Journal publishes high-quality peer-reviewed research papers on the broad range of clinical and scientific ophthalmology.
Officially cited as: J. Ophthalmol. Cases. Hypotheses

The Journal follows ICMJE and WAME ethical principles. In case of any ethical malpractice (fraud, plagiarism, etc.), we treat based on the guidelines of WAME, ICMJE, COPE, and all principles presented at this webpage.

The Ophthalmology Cases & Hypotheses (OCH)  accepts original research articles, review articles, case reports, hypotheses, clinical images, short commentary, letter to Editor  and  Medical Ethics on Eye Related Researches on all the aspects of ophthalmology and eye diseases. This journal  the study related to Strabismus, Amblyopia (Lazy Eye), Astigmatism, Blepharitis, Cataracts, CMV Retinitis, Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye), Corneal Ulcer, Detached Retina, Diabetic Retinopathy, Diplopia (Double Vision), Glaucoma, Optic atrophy,  Uveitis, Macular Degeneration (AMD), Macular Dystrophy, Ocular Migraine, Ophthalmology, Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid), Retinitis Pigmentosa, Eye disorder in Pregnancy, Uveitis and other eye diseases.

Submissions shall be clear, concise, and well-documented reports. Submissions on specific themes are welcomed for publishing in this esteemed Journal. Published manuscripts should have not been accepted or will not be published elsewhere. Manuscripts should be devoid of any ethical problem or malpractice.


All back articles are made available as full text on the journal website. In the event that the OCH discontinues its publication, its archive of published articles will still remain available on the journal website, to be maintained as an archive website by OCH Press.