Editorial Guidelines

About

Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OEPatients.org) provides empowering information and resources for people living with vision loss, their families and friends, and the professional community, with an uplifting message of persistence and inclusivity.

We welcome content that changes perceptions, stories that inspire success, expert advice and enlightening insights.

Our Content

We are seeking stories, perspectives, or articles between 350 – 2,000 words, with positive takeaways and clear advice for our readers with vision loss.

Each article must align with one or more of our categories:

  • Making Adjustments: Tips and advice that will keep you doing the things you need and love to do.
  • Accessibility & Technology: Inside scoop on today’s game-changing accessibility and technology for vision.
  • Health & Well-Being: Expert insights on eye health, vision care and overall well-being.
  • Stories: Compelling stories and profiles about or by people living with vision loss, with a focus on perseverance.

As a note, we do not endorse products or accept articles that over-promise the benefits of a product — one of our editorial policies is to provide our readers with objective, fair-minded content.

Before submitting, we recommend reading a few articles, on OEPatients.org, or signing up for our email newsletter to get a sense of the work we publish.

Submission

To submit your work, email your article to patients@ophthalmicedge.org. The article must be in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf, .pdf, .txt. Please include an author byline with your submission, up to 1-2 lines long.

If your piece is accepted, we review and edit for grammar, spelling and readability, if necessary; as well as assign an editors choice of image.

Submissions may be sent at any time, year-round. Our response time varies, but we’re typically quick, and reply within 48 hours.

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