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
  • January 1989
  • Volume 5 · Issue 1
News Commentary
Editor's Page
Free

New Directions

George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):4-5 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-05

Editorial
Free

Another Surprise From Radial Keratotomy

George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):6-7 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-06

Original Articles

Five-Year Results of Radial Keratotomy

Harold Sawelson, MD; Ronald G Marks, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):8-9 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-07

Special Articles
Brief Reports

Human Cadaver Corneal Thinning for Experimental Refractive Surgery

Richard J Duffey, MD; Hungwon Tchah, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):41-42 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-12

New Ideas

Emerging Technologies for Refractive Surgery: Laser Adjustable Synthetic Epikeratoplasty

Keith P Thompson, MD; Khalil Hanna, MD; George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):46-48 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-14

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):48 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-15

Instruments
Opinion

Radial Thermokeratoplasty For Hyperopia

Peter J McDonnell, MD; Albert C Neumann, MD; Donald R Sanders, MD, PhD; James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):50-54 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-17

History of Refractive Surgery
Letters to the Editor

Relaxing Incisions for Astigmatic Correction Following Penetrating Keratoplasty/The authors were asked to reply to the above letter

Richard C Troutman, MD; Richard J Duffey, MD; Hungwon Tchah, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):60-61 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-21

Product News

Inflammatory Cell Responses to Radial Keratotomy

Janet A Anderson, PhD; Joyce A Murphy; Ronald N Gaster, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):21-26 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-08

Correction

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(1):66 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19890101-23

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