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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • January 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 1
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Guest Editorial
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A Common Thread...

Richard L Abbott, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):8-9 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-07

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Max Fine, MD

Robert L Stamper, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):10-11 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-08

Original Articles

Ten Years Experience With a Conservative Approach to Radial Keratotomy

James J Salz, MD; James M Salz; Mark Salz; Donna Jones

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):12-22 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-09

Review Articles

Update on Epikeratoplasty

Bradley D Fouraker, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):57-59 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-16

Surgical Techniques

Basic Surgical Principles of Penetrating Keratoplasty

Jeffrey Day Lanier, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):92-98 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-25

History of Corneal Surgery
Meeting Programs

Epithelial Downgrowth-Fistula Repair and Keratoplasty

Arvid Anseth, MD; Claes H Dohlman, MD; Daniel M Albert, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):23-27 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-10

Use of Keratoscopy, Slit-Lamp Biomicroscopy, and Retinoscopy in the Management of Astigmatism After Penetrating Keratoplasty

J James Rowsey, MD; W Craig Fowler, MD; Mark A Terry; Stephen V Scoper, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):33-41 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-12

Optical Lamellar Keratoplasty Using the Barraquer Microkeratome

Robert Haimovici, MD; William W Culbertson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):42-45 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-13

Effects of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Size and Thickness on Corneal Flattening in Human Eyes

Terry E Burris, MD; Carol T Ayer; David A Evensen, PhD, PE; James M Davenport, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):46-50 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-14

Corneal Preservation: Past, Present, and Future

William M Bourne, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):60-61 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-17

Complications of Penetrating Keratoplasty: Graft Infections

Gary A Varley, MD; David M Meisler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):62-66 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-18

Corneal Allograft Rejection

Mitchell H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):70-72 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-20

Management of Epithelial and Wound Healing Problems After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Richard H Keates, MD; Peter A Shriver, DO; Judy Gordon, DVM; Robert W Shimizu, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):73-76 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-21

Corneal Complications of Cataract Surgery

David G Hwang, MD; Ronald E Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):77-80 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-22

Current Applications of the Corneal Modeling System

Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):87-91 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-24

Max Fine's Contribution to Keratoplasty

Peter R Laibson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(1):105-109 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910101-28

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