Journal Of The Nigerian Optometric Association
Submit A Paper

To submit a  paper to our journal:

  1. Register on the Journal website
  2. Follow the Guide for Authors for preparation of your manuscript;
  3. Read our Copyright Notice.
  4. Log in;
  5. Click on the “Submit Your Paper” button to start the online procedure.

To submit a revised version:

  1. Log in;
  2. Click on “Submit Your Paper” button to start the online procedure;
  3. Select revision under submission type
  4. Inform the Editors that a revised version has been

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word and PDF document file format without authors names and affiliations
  • The cover letter with authors detail is submitted as a separate document
  • We fight plagiarism: I understand that my article will be checked with available tools for discovering plagiarism.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses).
  • All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the conclusion just before the list of references.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Guide for Authors.
  • Please read this advice and download associated files.

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors ( has recently published in all ICMJE journals an editorial introducing a new “Disclosure Form for Potential Conflict of Interest”, with the aim to establish uniform reporting system, which can go over the existing differences in current formats or editors’ requests.

We at JNOA Publications are therefore asking you to duly fill in the “Uniform Format for Disclosure of Competing Interests in ICMJE Journals” and upload it or email it to us, in mind to allow JNOA to peer-reviewing your work.

The document is in Adobe format, it includes instructions to help authors provide the requested information and the completion procedure is user-friendly.

We remain waiting for the completed form to proceed with publication. Please be informed that if this Disclosure Form is missing, we will not be able to publish your work.

  • Authors are kindly required to suggest at least two potential reviewers (name, affiliation and e-mail) for their manuscript in  Submission Process.

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