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Success and succession
  1. Frank Larkin
  1. Moorfields, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Frank Larkin, Moorfields, London, UK; f.larkin{at}

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It is a privilege to begin my term as editor-in-chief of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO), and with the benefit of a number of significant improvements made to the journal over the past seven years by outgoing editors-in-chief, Keith Barton, James Chodosh and Jost Jonas. Their stewardship has been successful by every measure. My responsibility for the next years is to further expand the quality and standing of BJO. In this I will not be alone.

My thanks in anticipation

As a specialist in the anterior segment of the eye for some years, it has been difficult to keep abreast of developments in other subspecialties, so I am looking forward to reading manuscripts from ophthalmology more widely. This underscores my reliance on new deputy …

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