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Invited Commentary
March 2015

Cherchez La Femme

Author Affiliations
  • 1Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(3):260-261. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.4762

If the state of affairs documented by Franco-Cardenas and colleagues in their article1 on women’s authorship in the “big 3” ophthalmic publications continues—and their survey suggests no reason to believe otherwise—this 1 opinion piece increases by 20% the count of female-penned editorials in all 3 of our highest-impact ophthalmology journals for this entire year. Luckily, however, as also documented herein, there are reinforcements on the horizon.