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Summer 5-16-2019


The article covers 3092 publications on myopia research in global level from the period of 2016-2018.Web of science database has been used to retrieve the scientometric records for the study period.The trends within the most influential publications and authors were analyzed. The aim of this study was to analyze the year wise distribution of articles & citations, authorship pattern of articles, most productive countries and institutions and type of document published. From the analysis, it has been observed that in the year 2016, the highest number of 1085(35.1%) articles were published out of 3092 articles in three years. Multiple author contributions were more dominant with 2879(93.11%) articles. In geographical distribution articles, United States of America have contributed the highest number of 769 articles with 24.9%.The study discloses that the Degree of Collaboration was low at 2017 (0.91), regarding collaborators contribution. The study analyzes the Relative Growth Rate (RGR) has increased from 2016 to 2018 in the span of three years. Doubling time (DT) has rapidly decreased when calculated year wise, i.e.2016 to 2018.



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