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:

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Past Issue
  • November 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 6
Editorial
Editor's Page
Free

International Fight Against Blindness

George O Waring, III, MD, FAGS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):419 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-04

Free
Original Article

Photorefractive Keratectomy With an Argon Fluoride Excimer Laser: A Clinical Study

David S Gartry, FRCS, FCOphth; Malcolm G Kerr Muir, FRCS, FCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):420-435 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-06

Introduction

Epidemiology of Corneal Blindness in Developing Countries

George T H Smith, FCOphth; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FAACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):436-439 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-07

Reports From Countries

Corneal Disease in Africa

Gawn G McIlwaine, FRCS, FCOphth; A Bell, MD, FRGS, FCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):454-456 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-14

Keratoprosthesis

The Cardona Keratoprosthesis: 40 Years Experience

Hernando Cardona, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):468-471 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-24

Statements From Organizations

Community Efforts in the Reduction of Corneal Blindness in Developing Countries

Allen Foster, FRCS, FCOphth; Clare Gilbert, FRCS, FCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):445-448 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-11

Legal Considerations in International Eye Banking

Paul P Lee, MD, JD; Joyce C Yang, JD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):451-454 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-13

Penetrating Keratoplasty and Eye Banking in South Africa

A D N Murray, MB, BCh, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):456 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-15

Corneal Transplantation at the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Sobhi R Antonios, MD; Ihsan A Badr, FRCS; Nadim R Habash, MD; Richard K Forster, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):457-460 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-16

Penetrating Keratoplasty in Jordan

Fouad N Sayegh

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):460-462 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-17

The Sri Lanka Experience in Eye Banking

Hudson SiIva, MB, BS, Dipl Bas Oph

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):463-465 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-19

Corneal Transplantation and Eye Banking in India

Paul J Dubord, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):463 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-18

Penetrating Keratoplasty and Eye Banking in Bangladesh

M Mustafizur Rahman, MD, MBBS, DO FRCSE, FRCSI, FCOphth, FCPS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):465 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-20

A Survey of Penetrating Keratoplasty in China

Xiu An Zhu, MD; Feng Ming Li, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):466-467 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-22

Penetrating Keratoplasty in Indonesia

Sjakon G Tahija, MD; Istiantoro Sukardi, MD; Tjahjono D Gondhowiarjo, MD; Guntur B Hamurwono, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):466 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-21

Cornea Transplant Statistics in the United States

Claudia Nenno; Robert Abel, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):467-468 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-23

Keratoprosthesis: Possible Utilization in Developing Countries

Daniel M Taylor, MD; Gregory J Pamel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):472-473 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-25

Eye Banking in Central and South America-Activities of the Pan American Association of Eye Banks

Emile J Farge, PhD; Ana Maria Torres de Cadena, COMT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):475-476 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-27

Eye Banking, Corneal Surgery, and the World Health Organization

Bjorn I Thylefors, MD; R Pararajasegaram, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):476-477 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-28

Project ORBIS: Cornea Transplantation in the 90s

Stephen Slade, MD; James Martone, MD; Risa Kory, BSN; Steven Laukitis, MD; Peter Konzuk, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):477-478 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-29

International Eye Banking and The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA)

Paul J Dubord, MD, FRCS; Mark J Mannis, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(6):478 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19911101-30

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