Journal of Refractive Surgery


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


Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • March 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 2
Original Articles
Surgical Techniques

Lamellar Keratoplasty With the Barraquer Microkeratome

Khalil D Hanna, MD; Thierry David, MD; Jeanine Besson, MD; Yves Pouliquen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):177-181

Brief Reports

Sodium Bicarbonate Reduces Pain Associated With Ophthalmic Nerve Blocks

Richard L Manka, MD; Thomas J Gast, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):186-187

History of Corneal Surgery
Book Review

Exercises in Refractometry

Judy Marshall, BSN, CRNO; David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):202

Immunogenicity of Epikeratophakia Tissue Lenses Containing Living Donor Keratocytes

Jonathan M Frantz, MD; Bryan M Gebhardt, PhD; James J Reidy, MD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):141-145

Excimer Laser Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy After Undercorrected Radial Keratotomy

Peter J McDonnell, MD; Jenny J Garbus; James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):146-150

Modification, Calibration, and Comparative Testing of an Automated Surgical Keratometer

Gabriel Simon, MD, PhD; Jean-Marie Parel, Ing ETS-G; Izuru Nose, BSEE; William Lee

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):151-160

Comparison of Epikeratoplasty and Penetrating Keratoplasty for Keratoconus

Aldo Fronterre, MD; Gian Paolo Portesani, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):167-173

Ab Interno Radial Keratotomy

Ahmad M Mansour, MD; James J Rowsey, MD; Albert R Munn, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):181-185

Blood Staining of the Cornea Following Radial Keratotomy

Albino Rapizzi, MD; Giovanni Prosdocimo, MD; Claudio Gorla, MD; Alberto Martinuzzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):188-189


John F Ramsey, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):196-198


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(2):199-200

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