Journal of Refractive Surgery


Print ISSN: 1081-597X
Online ISSN: 1938-2391

The Journal of Refractive Surgery, the official journal of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has been a monthly peer-reviewed forum for original research, review, and evaluation of refractive and lens-based surgical procedures for more than 30 years. Practical, clinically valuable articles provide readers with the most up-to-date information regarding advances in the field of refractive surgery. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

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  • October 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 10
Table of Contents

JRS Standard for Reporting Astigmatism Outcomes of Refractive Surgery

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); J. Bradley Randleman, MD

Original Article

Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of the Anterior Lens Capsule Following Manual Capsulorhexis and Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Gábor L. Sándor, MD; Zoltán Kiss, PhD; Zoltán I. Bocskai; Krasimir Kolev, MD, PhD, DSc; Ágnes I. Takács, MD; Éva Juhász, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Gábor Tóth, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Imre Bojtár, PhD, CSc; Tibor Juhász, PhD; Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSC

Original Article

Comparative Analysis of the Visual Performance After Cataract Surgery With Implantation of a Bifocal or Trifocal Diffractive IOL

Peter Mojzis, MD, PhD, FEBO; Lucia Kukuckova, MD; Katarina Majerova, MD; Katerina Liehneova, MD, FEBO; David P. Piñero, PhD

Original Article

Impact of Personality Characteristics on Patient Satisfaction After Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implantation: Results From the “Happy Patient Study”

Ulrich Mester, MD; Thomas Vaterrodt, MD; Frank Goes, MD; Werner Huetz, MD; Irmingard Neuhann, MD; Stefanie Schmickler, MD; Peter Szurman, MD; Katrin Gekeler, MD

Original Article

Topographic Analysis of the Centration of the Treatment Zone After SMILE for Myopia and Comparison to FS-LASIK: Subjective Versus Objective Alignment

Apostolos Lazaridis, MD; Konstantinos Droutsas, MD; Walter Sekundo, MD

Original Article

Non-topography–guided PRK Combined With CXL for the Correction of Refractive Errors in Patients With Early Stage Keratoconus

Ali Fadlallah, MD, MSc, MPH; Ali Dirani, MD, MSc, MPH; Elias Chelala, MD; Rafic Antonios, MD; George Cherfan, MD; Elias Jarade, MD

Original Article

Measurement of Pupil Center Shift in Refractive Surgery Candidates With Caucasian Eyes Using Infrared Pupillometry

Imene Salah Mabed, MSc; Alain Saad, MD; Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD


Differences in the Corneal Biomechanical Changes After SMILE and LASIK

Danyang Wang, PhD; Manli Liu, PhD; Yile Chen, PhD; Xiaoying Zhang, MD; Yangtao Xu, PhD; Jianchao Wang, PhD; Chi-ho To, PhD; Quan Liu, PhD, MD

Translational Science

Effect of Anterior Corneal Surface Asphericity Modification on Fourth-Order Zernike Spherical Aberrations

Damien Gatinel, MD; Dimitri T. Azar, MD, MBA; Laurent Dumas, PhD; Jacques Malet, PhD


Additive Effect of Repeated Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in Keratoconus

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; David Tabibian, MD; Olivier Richoz, MD