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”
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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • November 1990
  • Volume 6 · Issue 6
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Industry Support for Academic Endeavor - A Fruitful Collaboration

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):392-393 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-03

Original Articles

Effect of Radial Keratotomy Incision Direction on Wound Depth

Gerrit R J Melles, MS; Perry S Binder, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):394-403 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-04

Opinion
Surgical Technique
Meeting Programs

Corneal Refractive Laser Surgery: A Critical Appraisal of Current Lasers and Methods

James D Auran, MD; George J Florakis, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):465-466 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-15

Letters to the Editor

CONTROL OF CORNEAL ASTIGMATISM BY ADJUSTMENT OF A SINGLE CONTINUOUS SUTURE/Reply

Michael J Roper-Hall, ChM, FRCS; James I McNeill, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):471-472 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-18

Radial Thermokeratoplasty for the Correction of Hyperopia

Albert C Neumann, MD; Svyatoslav Fyodorov, MD; Donald R Sanders, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):404-412 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-05

Relaxing Incisions With Compression Sutures to Reduce Astigmatism After Epikeratoplasty

Aldo Fronterre, MD; Gian Paolo Portesani, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):413-417 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-06

Improved Storage Methods for Epikeratoplasty

Graham D Barrett, FRACS, FRACO; Annette M Degebrodt, Bsc(Hons); Louise N Walker, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):418-423 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-07

Laser Welding of Synthetic Epikeratoplasty Lenticules to the Cornea

Ray P Gailitis, MD; Keith P Thompson, MD; Qiushi Ren, MS; Jim Morris, PhD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):430-436 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-09

Lans Distinguished Refractive Surgery Lecture

Perry S Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):437-440 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-10

19th Mexican Congress of Ophthalmology

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; Lorena Riveroll, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):467-468 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-16

STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE IN MEDICAL LITERATURE

David C Musch, PhD, MPH; Alan Sugar, MD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(6):472-473 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19901101-19

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