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

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  • Current Issue
  • September 2014
  • Volume 30 · Issue 9
Table of Contents

Comparison of the Visual Results After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction and Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK for Myopia

Miguel A. Teus, MD, PhD; Montserrat Garcia-Gonzalez, MD

Original Article

Visual Performance of a New Bi-aspheric, Segmented, Asymmetric Multifocal IOL

Emma J. Berrow, PhD; James S. Wolffsohn, PhD; Paramdeep S. Bilkhu, PhD; Sandeep Dhallu, BSc; Shehzad A. Naroo, PhD; Sunil Shah, FRCS

Original Article

Comparison of Visual and Refractive Outcomes Following Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK With SMILE in Patients With Myopia or Myopic Astigmatism

Sri Ganesh, MS, DNB; Rishika Gupta, MS

Original Article

Changes to Corneal Aberrations and Vision After PresbyLASIK Refractive Surgery Using the MEL 80 Platform

Paul Gifford, PhD; Pauline Kang, PhD; Helen Swarbrick, PhD; Patrick Versace, MD

Original Article

Analysis of Surgically Induced Astigmatism on the Posterior Surface of the Cornea

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

Original Article

Wavefront Analysis After Wavefront-Guided Myopic LASIK Using a New Generation Aberrometer

David Smadja, MD; Tania De Castro, OD; Laury Tellouck, MD; Joy Tellouck, MD; Fanny Lecomte, OD; David Touboul, MD; Clement Paya, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD, PhD

Original Article

Repeatability, Reproducibility, and Agreement Between Three Different Scheimpflug Systems in Measuring Corneal and Anterior Segment Biometry

Julio C. Hernández-Camarena, MD; Patricia Chirinos-Saldaña, MD; Alejandro Navas, MD, MSc; Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, MD; Angie de la Mota, MD; Aida Jimenez-Corona, MD, PhD; Enrique O. Graue-Hernández, MD, PhD

Original Article

Analysis of Planned and Postoperatively Measured Flap Thickness After LASIK Using the LenSx Multifunctional Femtosecond Laser System

Eva Juhasz, MD; Tamas Filkorn, MD; Kinga Kranitz, MD; Gabor Laszlo Sandor, MD; Andrea Gyenes, MD; Zoltan Zsolt Nagy, MD, DSC

Translational Science

Determination of the Excimer Laser Ablation Rate in Previously Cross-linked Corneas

Olivier Richoz, MD; Samuel Arba Mosquera, PhD; Sabine Kling, PhD; Arthur Hammer, MD; Thomas Magnago; Martina M. Bosch, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD


Refractive Versus Diffractive Multifocal Intraocular Lenses in Cataract Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Xian Xu, MM; Ming-Ming Zhu, MM; Hai-dong Zou, MD


Lacquer Cracks Developing After Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation

Simon Chen, BSc, MBBS, FRCOphth, FRANZCO; Chris Hodge, BAppSc; Gerard Sutton, MBBS, MMED, FRANZCO; Patrick Versace, MBBS, FRANZCO, Dip Anaes