Journal of Refractive Surgery


Journal of Refractive Surgery

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


Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Current Issue
  • November 2020
  • Volume 36 · Issue 11
Original Article
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Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Allogenic Lenticule Implantation for Corneal Ectasia After LASIK: A 3-Year In Vivo Confocal Microscopic Investigation

Meiyan Li, MD; Ruoyan Wei, MD; Weiming Yang, MD; Jianmin Shang, MD, PhD; Dan Fu, MD, PhD; Fei Xia, MD; Joanne Choi, MD; Xingtao Zhou, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):714-722

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Efficacy and Safety of Accelerated Corneal Cross-linking for Progressive Keratoconus: A 5-Year Follow-up Study

Antonio Moramarco, MD; Valentina Mastrofilippo, MS; Maria Grazia Romano, COA; Danilo Iannetta, MD; Luca Braglia, MS; Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):724-730

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Accelerated Epithelium-off Corneal Cross-linking With High Ultraviolet Energy Dose (7.2 J/cm2) for Progressive Keratoconus: 2-Year Results in a Chinese Population

Yanwei Kang, MD; Shaowei Li, MD, PhD; Chang Liu, MD; Man Xu, MD; Shuai Shi, MD; Yanbo Liu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):731-739

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Multizonal Design Multifocal Intraocular Lens–Induced Astigmatism According to Orientation

Youngsub Eom, MD, PhD; Seul Ki Yang, MS; Eun Gyu Yoon, MD; Ji Nyeong Choi, BS; Dongok Ryu, PhD; Dae Wook Kim, PhD; Jun-Heon Kim, MD; Jong Suk Song, MD, PhD; Sug-Whan Kim, PhD; Hyo Myung Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):740-748

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Pupil Diameter in Patients With Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Joaquín Fernández, MD, PhD; Manuel Rodríguez-Vallejo, OD, PhD; Javier Martínez, OD; Noemi Burguera, OD, PhD; David P. Piñero, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):750-756

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A Coincident Thinning Index for Keratoconus Identification Using OCT Pachymetry and Epithelial Thickness Maps

Elias Pavlatos, PhD; Shihao Chen, MD; Yuli Yang, MD, PhD; Qinmei Wang, MD; David Huang, MD, PhD; Yan Li, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):757-765

Therapeutic Refractive Surgery
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Correction of Moderate to High Hyperopia With Implantation of an Allogeneic Refractive Lenticule

Jiawei Wu, MD; Lu Xiong, MD; Zheng Wang, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, DABO, FRCOphth; Ryan S. Vida, OD; Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), DipCompSci(Cantab), PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2020;36(11):772-779

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