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
  • March 2017
  • Volume 33 · Issue 3
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free
Original Article Supplemental Data

Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) for Hyperopia: Optical Zone Centration

Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Kishore R. Pradhan, MD; Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh, FC Ophth (SA); Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab); Marine Gobbe, PhD, MSTOptom; Walter Sekundo, MD, PhD; Raynan Khan, BSc; Kim Citron, BSc(hons); Purushottam Dhungana, Moptom, OD, FLVC

Original Article
Original Article Supplemental Data Free

A New Matrix Therapy Agent for Faster Corneal Healing and Less Ocular Discomfort Following Epi-off Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking in Progressive Keratoconus

Koray Gumus, MD, FEBOphth; Marta Gomes Guerra, MD, MSc; Sara Homem de Melo Marques, MD, MSc; Sarper Karaküçük, MD, AME; Denis Barritault

Original Article

Ex Vivo Study of Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking

Andrea Cruzat, MD; Anita N. Shukla, MD; Samer N. Arafat, MD; Saleh Alageel, MD; Clara Colon, BS; James Chodosh, MD, MPH; Joseph B. Ciolino, MD

Original Article Supplemental Data

Influences of Flap Shape and Hinge Angle on Opaque Bubble Layer Formation in Femtosecond Laser-Assisted LASIK Surgery

Hung-Yuan Lin, MD; Yi-Ting Fang, MD, PhD; Ya-Jung Chuang, MD; Han-Chieh Yu, MD; Christy Pu, PhD; Yiing-Jenq Chou, MD, PhD; Chih-Yi Chien, PhD; Pi-Jung Lin, MD, PhD; Steven C. Schallhorn, MD; Chi-Chin Sun, MD, PhD

Biomechanics Supplemental Data

Why Non-contact Tonometry Tests Cannot Evaluate the Effects of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Ángel Ortillés, DVM, MSc; José F. Rodríguez-Matas, PhD; Miguel Á. Ariza-Gracia, MSc; Gemma Pascual, PhD; Begoña Calvo, PhD

Biomechanics Supplemental Data

Biomechanical Weakening of Different Re-treatment Options After Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)

Sabine Kling, PhD; Bogdan Spiru, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Walter Sekundo, MD, PhD

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery Video

SMILE Rescue: Delayed Lenticule Removal in a Patient With High Myopia

Jessica Y. Tong, BSc(Med)Hons, BMed, MD; Svetlana Cherepanoff, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA; John J. Males, MBBS(Hons), BScMed(Hons), FRANZCO

Review Supplemental Data Video

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy: Science and Art

Steven E. Wilson, MD; Gustavo K. Marino, MD; Carla S. Medeiros, MD; Marcony R. Santhiago, MD

Correspondence Free
Erratum Free