Journal of Refractive Surgery

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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

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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
  • September 1987
  • Volume 3 · Issue 5
Editorial
Symposium on RK

Status of Radial Keratotomy

Ronald E Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):187 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-08

How Safe Is Radial Keratotomy?

James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):188-190 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-09

Predictability and Stability of Radial Keratotomy

Michael R Deitz, MD; Michael J Lynn, MS; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):191-196 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-10

How New Surgical Procedures Should Be Devised and Tested

Albert C Neumann, MD; Richard A Thoft, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):197-199 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-11

News

The Use of Sliding Knots With Mattress Sutures in Epikeratophakia Surgery

Peter J McDonnell, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):168-169 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-04

Development and Evaluation of Refractive Surgical Procedures

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):173-184 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-06

Consultations

Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1987;3(5):200-202 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19870901-12

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