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:

• 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

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Journal of Refractive Surgery app
  • Download the mobile app to access digital issues of Journal of Refractive Surgery.

  • Click here to download now.

  • (Must be a member or subscriber to view issues.)
  • Current Issue
  • March 2015
  • Volume 31 · Issue 3
Table of Contents
Original Article

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Without OVD: A Prospective Intraindividual Comparison

Marc Schargus, MD; Nathanael Suckert, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; Vinodh Kakkassery, MD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Original Article

Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of the Anterior Lens Capsule Following Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy at Different Pulse Energy Settings

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

Initial Clinical Results of a New Telescopic IOL Implanted in Patients With Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; Pablo Artal, PhD; Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD; Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD

Original Article

LASIK Ablation Centration: An Objective Digitized Assessment and Comparison Between Two Generations of an Excimer Laser

Anastasios John Kanellopoulos, MD; George Asimellis, PhD

Original Article

Day 1 Wavefront Aberrometry for Prediction of Refractive Outcomes at Year 1 in Myopic LASIK

Charles Q. Yu, MD; Edward E. Manche, MD

Original Article

Repeatability and Inter-device Agreement for Three Different Methods of Keratometry: Placido, Scheimpflug, and Color LED Corneal Topography

Irene Ruiz Hidalgo, MSc; Jos J. Rozema, MSc, PhD; Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill, MB, PhD; Nadia Zakaria, MB, BS, PhD; Carina Koppen, MD, PhD; Marie-José Tassignon, MD, PhD

Original Article

Corneal Topographic Astigmatism (CorT) to Quantify Total Corneal Astigmatism

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

New Technology

Repeatability of Aberrometric Measurements With a New Instrument for Vision Analysis Based on Adaptive Optics

Carles Otero, MSc; Meritxell Vilaseca, PhD; Montserrat Arjona, PhD; Juan A. Martínez-Roda, MSc; Jaume Pujol, PhD

New Technology

Evaluation of a New Controlled Point Source LED Glare Tester for Disability Glare Detection in Participants With and Without Cataracts

Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS; Nicole R. Fram, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; Francis W. Price, MD; Michael E. Snyder, MD; R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD


Anterior Capsule Contraction Treated by Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Cedric Schweitzer, MD; Laury Tellouck, MD; Thibaut Gaboriau, MD; François Leger, MD, PhD


Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery After Implantation of a Transparent Near Vision Corneal Inlay

Gregory D. Parkhurst, MD, FACS; Enrique Barragan Garza, MD; Arthur A. Medina, OD

Letters to the Editor

Ciliary Sulcus Microcysts as the Source of a White-to-White Sizing Mismatch With the Implantable Collamer Lens

Ryan A. Shields, BS; Brandy Hayden Lorek; Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE


Persistent Stromal Scar After PRK and CXL: Different Preoperative Findings, Similar Complication

Gaurav Prakash, MBBS, MD, FRCS (Glasgow); Manish Jain, MBBS, DO, DNB; Anitha Shakunthala, MBBS, DNB, DOMS; Dhruv Srivastava, M.Optom