2020 Media Kit

Optometry and Vision Science

  • 10,051 Total Subscribers
  • 31,726 Average Monthly Visits

Online Specifications

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Print Specifications

Type of Binding


Journal Trim Size

8 1/8" x 10 7/8"

Run of Journal Page Sizes

Non-Bleed Size Bleed Size
Width Height Width Height
Full page: 7" x 10" 8 3/8" x 11 1/8"
1/2 page horizontal: 7" x 5" 8 3/8" x 5 1/2"
1/2 page vertical: 3 1/2" x 10" 4 1/4" x 11 1/8"

Submission of Ads

We prefer and strongly recommend the submission of ads via High-Resolution Digital Media as follows: Required format is PDF: Adobe Acrobat 6.0 + up. Electronic Transfer: Internet, FTP. Please contact your Production Associate for FTP information. Ads must be complete and sized at 100% (confirm final trim size of journal). Ad size needs to include necessary bleeds (minimum bleed allowance = 1/8" each side). All fonts and graphics must be embedded; Type 1 fonts are recommended. Ads must be saved as high resolution for print publication (minimum of 300 dpi for half tone times, 600 dpi for images containing pictures and text, 1200 dpi for line art). Four-color solids should not exceed SWOP density of 300%. Convert all RGB to CMYK.

Insert Requirements

  • Acceptance: Sample of insert must be submitted to Sales Representative for approval.
  • Sizes: 8 3/8" x 11 1/8"; larger sizes upon request. Multiple-Leaf inserts to be supplied folded.
  • Trim: 3/16" off top, 1/8" bottom, gutter and outside edge; margin for live matter 5/8" inside all edges of untrimmed insert.
  • Paper Stock: 70 lb. text weight maximum for single leaf; 100 lb. text weight maximum for multiple leaf.
  • Quantity: Consult Production Associate.
  • Packing Instructions: Carton packing preferred with publication, quantity, and issue clearly indicated.
  • Shipping Address: Quad – Shipping Department, 555 South 108th Street, West Allis, WI 53214-1145

Disposition of Materials

Material, other than inserts, will be held one year from date of last insertion and then destroyed unless specifically instructed otherwise. Excess inserts will not be held after binding unless requested in writing.