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
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 1990
  • Volume 6 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Stability of Refraction During Two Years After Myopic Epikeratoplasty

John D Goosey, MD; Thomas C Prager, PHD; Claire B Goosey, MS; Mark E Allison, MD; Thomas L Marvelli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):4-8

Review Article

The Importance of Pupil Size in Optical Quality Measurements Following Radial Keratotomy

Raymond A Applegate, OD, PhD; Karlyn A Gansel, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):47-54

Brief Report
Letters to the Editor

Pressure Patching After Radial Keratotomy Using a Sweatband

Claus Teichmann, MD, FRCSC, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):59

Original Article

Meeting Programs

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):68-74

Book Reviews

Atlas of Corneal Disease

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):64

Handbook of Refraction

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):64-65

Cataract and Refractive Microsurgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):65-66

Extracapsular Cataract Microsurgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):65

Laser Microsurgery of Glaucoma

Kevin Kaufman, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):66



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):66

Special Article

Barraquer Lecture: Bernard E. McCarey, PhD

Perry S Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):38-39

Terrien's Marginal Degeneration: Corneal Topography

Steven E Wilson, MD; David T C Lin, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Michael S Insler, MD, JD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):15-20

Topographic Changes that Occur with 10-0 Running Suture Removal Following Penetrating Keratoplasty

David T C Lin, MD; Steven E Wilson, MD; James J Reidy, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD; Michael S Insler, MD, JD; Herbert E Kaufman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):21-25

The Corneal Topography of Epikeratophakia

James J Reidy, MD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):26-31

Lipid Deposits Posterior to Impermeable Intracorneal Lenses in Rhesus Monkeys: Clinical, Histochemical, and Ultrastructural Studies

Merlyn M Rodrigues, MD, PHD; Bernard E McCarey, PhD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; Ahmed A Hidayat, MD; Howard S Kruth, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(1):32-37

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