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
  • May 1990
  • Volume 6 · Issue 3
News
Original Articles

Excimer Laser (193 nm) Myopic Keratomileusis in Sighted and Blind Human Eyes

Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Gunter Kahle, MD, PHD; Martin Kriegerowski, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):165-173 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-04

Brief Reports
Opinion
Instruments

Globe Holder and Artificial Anterior Chamber

Lucio Buratto, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):205-206 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-11

Commercial Instruments

SCMD Keratome Unit

G Richard Smith

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):207 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-12

Book Reviews

Radial Keratotomy (Principles & Practice)

James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):210-211 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-13

Meeting Programs
Letters to the Editor

ESCALATION OF KERATOSPEAK: REGULAR AND IRREGULAR ASTIGMATISM

Peter Wyzinski, DSc, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):231 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-19

RADIAL KERATOTOMY: WHAT ARE THE LIMITS?

Leo D Bores, MD; Michael Campion, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):231-232 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-20

Refractive Versus Keratometric Astigmatism Postkeratoplasty

David Judge, MD; Lance Gordon, MD; Roger Vander Zwaag, PHD; Thomas O Wood, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):174-178 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-05

Simultaneous and Sequential Selective Suture Removal to Reduce Astigmatism After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Linda L Burk, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; David J Harris, JR, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):179-187 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-06

Clinicopathologic Study of Healing Excimer Laser Radial Excisions

Sanjay Bansal, MD; James J Salz, MD; Alf Tenner, MD; Narsing Rao, MD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):188-192 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-07

Corneal Rupture From Blunt Trauma 22 Months After Radial Keratotomy

Howard R Bloom, MD; Joshua Sands, MD; David Schneider, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1990;6(3):197-199 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19900501-09

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