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

Past Issue
  • March 1987
  • Volume 3 · Issue 2
Letters: To the editor

Recutting Incisions/Dr. Salz's reply to Dr. Wright's letter follows

John R Wright, DO; James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):61


RK in Japan

Etsuji Okamoto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):62

RK Bridge/Dr. Krumeich was invited to respond to Dr. Thornton's letter

Spencer P Thornton, MD, FACS; Jörg H Krumeich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):62


Ruiz Procedure for Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism

Kurt A Buzard, MD, MA; David Haight, MD; Richard Troutman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):40-45

Long-Term Loss of Effect of Myopic Epikeratophakia

William R Schlichtemeier, MD; Kay D Arbegast

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):46-49

A Modified Corneal Press to Restore Normal Corneal Dimensions

Casimir A Swinger, MD; H Jay Wisnicki, MD; Ernest W Kornmehl, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):50-52

Corneal Flattening Associated With Daily Wear Soft Contact Lenses Following Radial Keratotomy

Gary A Edwards, MD; M Kathryn Schaefer, BS, (MSIV)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):54-58


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):63


Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):64-66

Keeler Pulsair

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(2):71

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