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
  • September 1989
  • Volume 5 · Issue 5
Editor's Page

Conventional Standards for Reporting Results of Refractive Surgery

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):285-287

Original Articles

Regression of Effect Following Radial Thermokeratoplasty in Humans

Sandy T Feldman, MD; William Ellis, MD; Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD; Arturo Chayet, MD; Stuart I Brown, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):288-291

Brief Reports

Radial Keratotomy in Teenagers

Peter Wyzinski, DSc, MD; Richard S Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):315-320

News Commentary

Will Biofeedback Replace RK?

Robert Maloney, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):346-347

Product News
Book Reviews

The Cornea

Thomas J Roussel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):351-352

Further Studies of Four Incision Radial Keratotomy

Alan V Spigelman, MD; Patricia A Williams, COT; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):292-295

Light Microscopic and Ultrastructural Findings in Failed Epikeratoplasty

Hans E Grossniklaus, MD; Jonathan H Lass, MD; Gretta Jacobs, MD; Curtis E Margo, MD; Kevin M McAuliffe, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):296-301

Preliminary Evaluation of Two Experimental Surgical Adhesives in the Rabbit Cornea

Jeffrey B Robin, MD; Chia F Lee, MD; Jerda M Riley, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):302-306

Myopic Keratomileusis: Short-Term Results

Carmen Barraquer, MD; Angela M Gutierrez, MD; Alfredo Espinosa

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):307-313

Meeting Programs

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):321-342

Consultations in Refractive Surgery

Richard A Villasenor, MD; Robert H Marmer, MD; Leo D Bores, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1989;5(5):348-350

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