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 almost 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 include “Translational Science”, “Surgical Techniques”, and “Biomechanics”
• Articles frequently include supplemental videos and materials available
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Read manuscripts online just two months after acceptance
• A recognized Journal indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed
• Impact factor of 2.474

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Current Issue
  • August 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 8
Table of Contents
Letters to the Editor

Survival Analysis of Re-treatment After Laser Refractive Corneal Surgery in Patients With Myopia

Joon Young Hyon, MD; Young Joo Shin, MD; Jin Choi, MD; Dong Hae Kim, MD; Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD

Letter to the Editor

Anterior Gas Breakthrough During Femtosecond Intrastromal Astigmatic Keratotomy (FISK)

Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD, PhD; George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Sonia H. Yoo, MD

Letters to the Editor

Differences Between the Estimated and Scheimpflug Image-Measured Axial Intraocular Lens Positions and Their Relation to Refractive Error After Cataract Surgery

Gabor Nemeth, MD, PhD; Laszlo Modis, Jr., MD, PhD, DSc; Eszter Szalai, MD, PhD; Ziad Hassan, MD, PhD; Andras Berta, MD, PhD, DSc

Original Article

Cortex Removal After Laser Cataract Surgery and Standard Phacoemulsification: A Critical Analysis of 800 Consecutive Cases

Ina Conrad-Hengerer, MD; Tim Schultz, MD; Jason J. Jones, MD; Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD; H. Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD

Original Article

Evaluation of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted and Manual Clear Corneal Incisions and Their Effect on Surgically Induced Astigmatism and Higher-Order Aberrations

Zoltán Z. Nagy, MD, PhD, DSC; Árpád Dunai, MD; Kinga Kránitz, MD; Ágnes Ildikó Takács, MD; Gábor László Sándor, MD; Réka Hécz; Michael C. Knorz, MD

Original Article

Correction of Moderate to High Hyperopia With an Implantable Collamer Lens: Medium-term Results

František Benda, MD; Lenka Filipová, PhD; Martin Filipec, MD, PhD

Original Article

Real-Time Dynamic Intraocular Pressure Fluctuations During Microcoaxial Phacoemulsification Using Different Aspiration Flow Rates and Their Impact on Early Postoperative Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Vaishali Vasavada, MS; Shetal M. Raj, DO, MS; Mamidipudi R. Praveen, DOMS; Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS; Bonnie A. Henderson, MD; Priyadarshi K. Asnani, DNB

Original Article

Corneal Enantiomorphism in Normal and Keratoconic Eyes

Alain Saad, MD; Emmanuel Guilbert, MD; Damien Gatinel, MD

Original Article

Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy Enhancement After LASIK

Bryan S. Lee, MD, JD; Preeya K. Gupta, MD; Elizabeth A. Davis, MD; David R. Hardten, MD

Original Article

Topical Cyclosporine A Treatment in Corneal Refractive Surgery and Patients With Dry Eye

Andre A. M. Torricelli, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD; Steven E. Wilson, MD


Corneal Collagen Cross-linking (CXL) Combined With Refractive Procedures for the Treatment of Corneal Ectatic Disorders: CXL Plus

George D. Kymionis, MD, PhD; Michael A. Grentzelos, MD; Dimitra M. Portaliou, MD; Vardhaman P. Kankariya, MD; J. Bradley Randleman, MD