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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2019 Impact Factor 2.711

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Past Issue
  • September 1991
  • Volume 7 · Issue 5
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Original Articles

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Six-Month Results

Richard A Eiferman, MD; Dean R Forgey, MD; Yvonne D Cook, COT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):344-347 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-06

Brief Report

Radial Keratotomy in a Patient With Keratoconus

Nick Mamalis, MD; Steven Montgomery; Chad Anderson, MD; Corey Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):374-376 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-11

Instruments

Corneal Lathing Using the Excimer Laser and a ComputerControlled Positioning System: Part I-Lathing of Epikeratoplasty Lenticules

Johann Altmann; Günther Grabner, MD; Wolfgang Husinsky, PhD; Sabine Mitterer, Dipl-Ing; Isabella Baumgartner, MD; Florian Skorpik, MD; Talin Asenbauer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):377-384 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-12

Surgical Technique

A Purse-String Suture for Penetrating Keratoplasty Following Radial Keratotomy

James I McNeill, MD; David L Wilkins, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):392-394 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-15

Meeting Programs

Factors That Affect Keratotomy Depth

U Merlin, MD; P Bordin, MD; A P Rimondi, MD; R Sichirollo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):356-359 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-08

Subregions of Differing Refractive Power Within the Clear Zone After Experimental Radial Keratotomy

Pedro F Lopez, MD; Robert K Maloney, MD, MA (OXON); Gerri G Goodman, MD; Walter J Stark, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):360-367 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-09

Comparison of Keratometric Readings as Obtained by Javal Ophthalmometer and Corneal Analysis System (EyeSys)

Miltiades K Tsilimbaris, MD; Ioannis G Vlachonikolis, DPhil; Dimitrios Siganos, MD; George Makridakis, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):368-373 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-10

Corneal Lathing Using the Excimer Laser and a Computer-Controlled Positioning System: Part II-Variable Trephination of Corneal Buttons

Wolfgang Husinsky, PhD; Sabine Mitterer, Dipl-Ing; Johann Altmann; Günther Grabner, MD; Isabella Baumgartner, MD; Florian Skorpik, MD; Talin Asenbauer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):385-389 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-13

Consultations

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1991;7(5):395-397 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19910901-16

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