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
  • July 1988
  • Volume 4 · Issue 4
Original Article


Richard Elander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):151-152



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):C3

Human Excimer Laser Keratectomy: Short-Term Histopathology

Daniel M Taylor, MD; John W Warner, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):118-124

Clinical Results and Complications of Trapezoidal Keratotomy

Richard A Villaseñor, MD; George R Stimac, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):125-131

Ruptured Globe Secondary to Blunt Trauma Following Radial Keratotomy

Kenneth B Simons, MD; Rudolph P Linsalata, MD; Ana M Zaragosa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):132-135

A Comparison of Four Shipping/Storage Methods for Epikeratophakia Lenses: Results of Laboratory Studies

Crystal M Cunanan, MS; Shelley Y Buchen, MS; Robert E Nordquist, PhD; Patricia M Knight, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):136-141

A New Method of Lathing Corneal Lenticules for Keratorefractive Procedures

Graham Barrett, FRACO, FRACS; Mary Beth Moore, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1988;4(4):142-147

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