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
  • May 1989
  • Volume 5 · Issue 3
Editor's Page
News Commentary

Alloplastic Intracorneal Lenses

Gabriel van Rij, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):148-149

Original Articles

Radial Keratotomy in Myopia of 6 to 12 Diopters Using Full-Length Deepening Incisions

Jorge Bauerberg, MD; Marcelo Sterzovsky, MD; Mauricio Brodsky, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):150-154

Lans Lecture
Barraquer Lecture
History of Refractive Surgery

Basis of Refractive Keratoplasty-1967

José I Barraquer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):179-193

Brief Reports
Case Reports


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):147

In Vivo Evaluation of Epikeratophakia Lenses By Means of Scheimpflug Photography

Massimo Busin, MD; Manfred Spitznas, MD; Heike Laser; Marion Leyendecker; Otto Hockwin, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):155-160

Delayed Regression of Effect in Myopic Epikeratophakia vs Myopic Keratomileusis for High Myopia

Albert C Neumann, MD; George McCarty, PhD; Donald R Sanders, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):161-166

Consultations in Refractive Surgery

Kurt A Buzard, MD, MA; Donald R Sanders, MD, PhD; Randall J Olson, MD; David L Guyton, MD; Jack T Holladay, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(3):202-203

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