Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines.

Detailed manuscript preparation instructions are available in the Instructions for Authors. The Author Forms and Photo Release Form also available for download.

Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.

Benefit For Authors

Benefits to JPR authors and readers:

  • Rapid Peer Review — Typically under 2 weeks.
  • Rapid Publication of Articles — Articles will publish online, in their final form, as soon as they are ready.
  • Authors will retain copyright — Authors of articles will retain their copyright to the materials published. No need to obtain permissions statements; authors will be able to re– use and re–publish JPR material with proper citation.
  • Ease of Submission — Authors will use the familiar manuscript submission system using Open Journal System(OJS) Software.
  • Assurance of Quality — All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be required to pass rigorous peer review.
  • Widest Possible Audience — Published articles will be available worldwide to anyone with internet access.
  • A Team You Can Trust 
  • Forum for publically funded research — Will provide a venue for plastic surgery papers funded by public funding agencies that require publication in an open access journal.
  • Future Plans — Check back for more updates on the future aims of JPR (Impact Factor score, indexing, and much more)