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
  • November 1989
  • Volume 5 · Issue 6
Editor's Page

Corneal Topography Comes of Age

Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD; Herbert E Kaufman, MD; George O Waring, III, MD FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):359-361

Original Articles

Quantitative Descriptors of Corneal Shape Derived from Computer-assisted Analysis of Photokeratographs

Steven A Dingeldein, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):372-378

Review Article

A Comparison of Surgical Keratometers

Jonathan M Frantz, MD; James J Reidy, MD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):409-413


Corneal Topography Using Rasterstereography

Robert C Arffa, MD; Joseph W Warnicki, BA; Paul G Rehkopf, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):414-417


Methods of Analysis of Corneal Topography

Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):368-371

A New Reconstruction Algorithm for Improvement of Corneal Topographical Analysis

Jianyi Wang, MS; David A Rice, PhD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):379-387

Prospective Analysis of Photokeratoscopy for Arcuate Keratotomy to Reduce Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism

Kenneth L Cohen, MD; Nancy K Tripoli, MA; Robert J Noecker, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):388-393

A Multifocal Lens Effect as a Complication of Radial Keratotomy

Leo J Maguire, MD; William M Bourne, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):394-399

Computer-Assisted Corneal Topography in Keratoconus

Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):400-408

A Computerized Corneal Topographer for Use in Refractive Surgery

Sami G El Hage, OD, PhD, DSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):418-424

The Corneal EyeSys System: Accuracy Analysis and Reproducibility of First-Generation Prototype

Douglas D Koch, MD; Gary N Foulks, MD; C Thomas Moran, MD; Joe S Wakil, MEE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(6):424-429

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