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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  • December 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 12
Table of Contents

Reporting Acuity Outcomes and Refractive Accuracy After LASIK

David A. Wallace, MD


Rate of Change of Curvature of the Corneal Stromal Surface Drives Epithelial Compensatory Changes and Remodeling

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MST(Optom), PhD

Original Article

Comparison of Astigmatic Correction After Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction and Wavefront-Guided LASIK for Myopic Astigmatism

Mohamed A. Ali, MSc; Hidenaga Kobashi, MD, PhD; Kazutaka Kamiya, MD, PhD; Akihito Igarashi, MD, PhD; Toshiyuki Miyake, MD; Mohamed Ehab M. Elewa, MD; Mari Komatsu, MD, PhD; Kimiya Shimizu, MD, PhD

Original Article

Outcomes of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) in Low Myopia

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCOphth; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FCOphth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, MSTOptom, PhD

Original Article

Software-Based Evaluation of Toric IOL Orientation in a Multicenter Clinical Study

Sanjeev Kasthurirangan, PhD; Lucas Feuchter; Pamela Smith, MPH; Donald Nixon, MD

Original Article

A Comparison of LASIK Flap Thickness and Morphology Between the Intralase 60- and 150-kHz Femtosecond Lasers

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

Original Article

Corneal Hysteresis, Corneal Resistance Factor, and Intraocular Pressure Measurements in Eyes Implanted With a Small Aperture Corneal Inlay

Alper Agca, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD; Haci Ugur Çelik, MD; Corina van de Pol, OD, PhD; Kadir Ilker Çankaya, MD; Nimet Burcu Çelik, MD; Dilek Yasa, MD; Ihsan Yilmaz, MD; Ömer Faruk Yilmaz, MD

Original Article

Evaluation of Corneal Changes After Conventional Versus Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hesam Hashemian, MD; Mahmoud Jabbarvand, MD; Mehdi Khodaparast, MD; Kambiz Ameli, MD

Original Article

Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking in Pediatric Patients With Keratoconus: 24-Month Outcomes

Engin Bilge Ozgurhan, MD; Necip Kara, MD; Kadir Ilker Cankaya, MD; Tugba Kurt, MD; Ahmet Demirok, MD

Original Article

Antibacterial Efficacy of Accelerated Photoactivated Chromophore for Keratitis–Corneal Collagen Cross-linking (PACK-CXL)

Olivier Richoz, MD; Sabine Kling, PhD; Florence Hoogewoud, MD; Arthur Hammer, MD; David Tabibian, MD; Patrice Francois, PhD; Jacques Schrenzel, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD


Accelerated Photoactivated Chromophore for Keratitis–Corneal Collagen Cross-linking as a First-line and Sole Treatment in Early Fungal Keratitis

David Tabibian, MD; Olivier Richoz, MD; Arnaud Riat, MS; Jacques Schrenzel, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD


Interface Blood as a New Indication for Flap Lift After LASIK Using the WaveLight FS200 Femtosecond Laser

John Au, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD