This is only a convenience copy of the ABVO reading list to help find copies of reading materials in local libraries. It does not replace the official ABVO reading list. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they use the latest ABVO reading list.
"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.)"
"Note: Questions derived from pertinent articles from these journals may occur infrequently on the Written examination.
"Note: Review of basic science and human clinical journals should be limited to those articles dealing with situations or diseases directly applicable to veterinary ophthalmology (i.e. where a common domestic animal is used as an animal model). Review of human clinical conditions or basic science articles unrelated to veterinary ophthalmology is not necessary for exam preparation."