The Chinese Journal of Ocular Fundus Diseases is professional academic periodical on ophthalmology which has the characteristics of clinical and basic study of posterior segment of eye. It is sponsored by the Chinese Medical Association, administrated by the China Association for Science and Technology and published by West China Hospital of Sichuan University and issued in and out of the country. Its initiation has been published as the name of Ocular Fundus Diseases in September 1985, and then changed to Chinese Journal of Ocular Fundus Diseases in 1992. Principles: The journal carries out the health policies of the party and motherland, combining basic sciences with clinical practices, while also focusing on rising standards and popularization. To reflect overall the domestic clinical and fundamental research achievements in the fields of leading subjects of ocular fundus diseases, to cultivate the professional personnel on ocular fundus diseases, to advance the popularization and improvement of the medical science on ocular fundus diseases in China and to promote the academic communication between internal and external specialists. Report Range and Main Columns: The synopsis of the contents are clinical and basic research achievements about retinal, uveal, vitreous, and optic-nerve diseases and other ocular fundus diseases related to the systemic diseases. The main columns of the journal are Editorial, Original Articles, Short Articles, Reviews, Case Reports, etc. Academic Effects: Chinese Journal of Ocular Fundus Diseases is the key periodical in Chinese, the statistical source periodical of Science and Technology paper. Now it is collected in the data bases of Chemical Abstracts (CA), Journal Abstracts (AJ), Chinese Biomedical literature disc (CBM disc), Chinese Science and Technology paper Database (CSTP), Chinese Science and Technology Quotation Database (CSTY), Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), Chinese Science and Technology periodicals Database, Chinese Periodical Net Subject Database, Wan-fang Database (China Info) (fulltext database), Chinese Academic Periodical, Chinese Biomedical Resent Periodicals Database and other important databases and abstracts. Its influnce stands on the forward position of this kind of professional periodical. Readers: Senior, middle medical workers and researchers of ophthalmology in medical college and research & development (R&D) institution; the medical workers and researchers in other major which related to the clinical study and basic study of ocular fundus diseases.