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”
• 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

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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
  • March 1990
  • Volume 6 · Issue 2
Editor's Page
Original Articles

Contrast Sensitivity Under Photopic Conditions in the Prospective Evaluation of Radial Keratotomy (PERK) Study

Arthur P Ginsburg, PHD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; Eugene B Steinberg, LDO; Patricia A Williams, COT; Norma Justin, COA; Jan Reinig Deitz, COT; Vicki K Roszka-Duggan, CO; Ken Baluvelt; Linda Bourque, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):82-91 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-04

Original Article With Comments and Response

Combining Refractive Error and Uncorrected Visual Acuity to Assess the Effectiveness of Refractive Corneal Surgery/Comments/Authors' Response

Michael J Lynn, MS; George O Waring, III, MD; John T Carter, PHD; Theodore Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):103-112 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-07

Brief Reports

Corneal Flattening by Shallow Circular Trephination in Human Eye Bank Eyes

Michael L Gilbert, MD; Allen S Roth, MD; Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):113-116 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-08

Surgical Techniques

Lamellar Keratoplasty Combined With Extracapsular Cataract Extraction

Osama M Asfour, MD; Hazem M El-Fiky, MD; Ayman Nassar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):125-126 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-11

Consultations

Correction of Astigmatism After Cataract Surgery

Spencer P Thornton, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):131-136 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-13

Book Reviews

Cirugia Refractiva de la Cornea

Richard A Villasenor, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):142-143 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-15

Ablation Rate of Human Corneal Epithelium and Bowman's Layer With the Excimer Laser (193 nm)

Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Martin Kriegerowski, MD; Norbert Schnoy, MD; Thomas Bende, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-06

Electron Microscopic Examination of Prelathed, Lyophilized Tissue Used for Epikeratophakia in Humans

Frank Koch, MD; Manfred Spitznas, MD; Massimo Busin, MD; Andrea Cusumano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):116-120 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-09

Epikeratophakia for the Correction of Myopia: Lenticule Design and Related Histopathological Findings

Andrea Cusumano, MD; Massimo Busin, MD; Manfred Spitznas, MD; Frank Koch, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):120-124 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-10

Corneal Steepening in Human Eye Bank Eyes By Combined Hexagonal and Transverse Keratotomy

Michael L Gilbert, MD; Miles H Friedlander, MD; Nicole Granet

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):126-130 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-12

Meeting Programs

Keith Thompson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):144-150 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-16

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):151 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-17

Correction

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(2):152 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900301-18

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