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
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

The articles prior to January 2013 are part of the back file collection and are not available with a current paid subscription. To access the article, you may purchase it or purchase the complete back file collection here

Past Issue
  • November 1986
  • Volume 2 · Issue 6

Intellectual Honesty: Telling It Like It Is

Spencer P Thornton, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):246


Retinal Detachment/Dr. Momose was invited to respond to Dr. Lindstrom's letter

Richard L Lindstrom, MD; Akira Momose, MD, FICS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):273-274


Corneal Topography and Radial Keratotomy

Joseph F Fleming, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):249-254

Postoperative Management of Myopic Keratomileusis

Kenneth K York, MD; Michael Buchbinder, MD; Richard A Villaseñor, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):256-257

Modification of the Ward Artificial Anterior Chamber

Jose I Barraquer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):258-260

Hexagonal Keratotomy Reduces Hyperopia After Radial Keratotomy in Rabbits

Tsuyoshi Yamashita, MD; Mark E Schneider, MD; David J Fuerst, MD; William J Pearce, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):261-264

New Instrument: The RK Bridge

Jörg H Krumeich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):265-266


Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):268-272


Richard Elander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):276-277


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1986;2(6):281

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