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
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
  • July 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 4
Editor's Page
Original Articles

Damage to the Corneal Endothelium From Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses in Phakic Myopic Eyes

Fernand Mimouni, MD; Joseph Colin, MD; Virgile Koffi, MD; Philippe Bonnet, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):277-281

Review Article
Brief Report

Combined Surgical and Medical Treatment of Fungal Abscess in a Pseudophakic Eye

Massimo Busin, MD; Irene Bechrakis-Böker, MD; Thorsten Böker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):315-316

Book Reviews

Ophthalmic Lasers: A Second Generation

John J Weiter, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):320-321

The Eye in Systemic Disease

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):320

Meeting Programs
Letters to the Editor

Damage to the Corneal Endothelium by Minus Power Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses

Jean-Jacques Saragoussi, MD; Jacques Cotinat, MD; Gilles Renard, MD; Michelle Savoldelli; Alain Abenhaim, MD; Yves Pouliquen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):282-285

Correction of Myopia by Implantation of a Concave Worst-Iris Claw Lens Into Phakic Eyes

Paul U Fechner, MD; Jürgen Strobel, MD; Wolfgang Wichmann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):286-298

A Study of the Optical Micrometer, the Coin Gauge, and the Diamond Knife Micrometer in Diamond Knife Calibration

Yue-Kong Au, MD; Mark D Reynolds, MD; Ravi C Chadalavada, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):299-302

Intraocular Pressure and the Intrastromal Corneal Ring

Amy L Kreisberg, MA; Norma Bacilious, BS; Penny A Asbell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):303-307


Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):317-319

Laser. Its Clinical Uses in Eye Diseases. 2nd ed

John J Weiter, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):321-322

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Samir J Bechara, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):326-328


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(4):331-332

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