"Past Seven Years of journal articles in print prior to January 1 of the year of the examination. Date of e-publication is irrelevant. Example: for the 2016 ACVO Exam, the hard copy publication dates covered on the exam range from January 1, 2009-December 31, 2015.
"Note: Beginning with journal publication dates of January 1, 2010 and later, no questions on the Written examination will be derived from case reports that involve single animals. Review of images in these case reports is recommended for Image Recognition exam preparation.
"(Note: Articles from these veterinary journals should be reviewed for any situation or disease that involves ocular, periocular or neuro-ophthalmic structures or systemic conditions relevant to ophthalmic disease.)"