The Yan Ke Xue Bao (YKXB,ISSN:1000-4432; CN:44-1119/R) has been quarterly published by Zhongshan Ophthal-mic Center, sponsored by Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China since 1985 and openly distributed worldwide. YKXB publishes manuscripts that describe new findings in the field to provide current, practical in-formation on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to ophthalmology. Original articles are consi-dered most important and will be processed for rapid review by the members of Editorial Board. Clinical trial notes, Cancer genetics reports, Epidemiology notes and Technical notes are also published. Case reports im-plying new findings that have significant clinical impact are carefully processed for possible publication. All the submission and reviewing are conducted electronically so that rapid review is assured.The journal is in-dexed in a series of international renown databases: MEDLINE, CA, CNKI, WANFANG DATA, CQVIP, aiming at bringing more latest ophthalmological progress towards a wider range of readership.