Journal of Refractive Surgery


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

The premier journal for refractive surgeons for over 30 years

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:

• Columns including “Translational Science,” “Surgical Techniques,” and “Biomechanics”
• Supplemental videos and materials available for many articles
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance

ISRS                                                       Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Current Issue
  • September 2016
  • Volume 32 · Issue 9
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

The World Burden of Refractive Blindness

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, PhD; Sina Bidgoli, MD, FEBO


Sutureless Intrascleral Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation

Remzi Karadag, MD; Haci Ugur Celik, MD; Huseyin Bayramlar, MD; Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Original Article

Asymmetric Corneal Flattening Effect After Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Noel Alpins, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS; James K. Y. Ong, BOptom, PhD; George Stamatelatos, BScOptom

Original Article Supplemental Data

Visual and Refractive Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy and Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) for Myopia

Yusuf Yildirim, MD; Onur Olcucu, MD; Cengiz Alagoz, MD; Abdurrahman Basci, MD; Alper Agca, MD; Dilek Yasa, MD; Engin Bilge Ozgurhan, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD

Original Article

Q-optimized Algorithms: Theoretical Analysis of Factors Influencing Visual Quality After Myopic Corneal Refractive Surgery

José R. Jiménez, PhD; Aixa Alarcón, PhD; Rosario G. Anera, PhD; Luis Jiménez del Barco, PhD

Original Article Supplemental Data

Material Analysis of Spontaneously Subluxated Iris-Fixated Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Tamer Tandogan, MD; Mike P. Holzer, MD, FEBO; Chul Young Choi, MD, PhD; Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, FEBO, PhD; Georg Gerten, MD; Ramin Khoramnia, MD, FEBO

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery

Epithelial Thickness Profile Change After Combined Topography-Guided Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy and Corneal Cross-linking in Treatment of Keratoconus

Xiangjun Chen, MD; Aleksandar Stojanovic, MD; Xiaorui Wang; Jing Liang, MD; Di Hu, MD; Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD

Biomechanics Supplemental Data Video
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Bilateral Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Bu Ki Kim, MD, MS; Su Joung Mun, MD, PhD; Dae Gyu Lee, MD, PhD; Young Taek Chung, MD, PhD