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
  • May 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Endothelial Reaction to Perforating and Non-Perforating Excimer Laser Excisions in Rabbits

Juergen W Koch, MD; Gerhard K Lang, MD; Gottfried O H Naumann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):214-222

Review Articles
Brief Report

Retinal Detachment Following Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy

Robert M Feldman, MD; Joseph A Crapotta, MD; Sandy T Feldman, MD; Michael H Goldbaum, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):252-253

Book Reviews

Basic Refraction Techniques

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):267

Big Blue Laser?

Jim Knaub

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):213

In Situ Myopic Keratomileusis Results in 30 Eyes at 15 Months

Arturo Maldonado Bas, MD; Hugo Daniel Nano, Jr, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):223-231

Current Status of Synthetic Epikeratoplasty

Keith P Thompson, MD; Khalil Hanna, MD; George O Waring, III, MD; Ilene Gipson, PhD; Yung Liu, PhD; Raymond P Gailitis, MD; Barbara Johnson-Wint, PhD; Keith Green, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):240-248


Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):254-256


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):257-258

Symposium on Collagen-1991 CLAO Meeting

Keith P Thompson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(3):260-261

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