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
  • January 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 1
Editor's Page
Original Articles

Eight Years Experience With Permalens® Intracorneal Lenses in Nonhuman Primates

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD; Robert L Peiffer, DVM, PhD; Perry S Binder, MD; Bernard E McCarey, PhD; Anil S Patel, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):12-22

Original Articles With Comments and Responses

Surgical Procedures Performed After Refractive Surgery

Perry S Binder, MD, FACS; Kevin H Charlton, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):61-74

Surgical Techniques

Surgical Correction of Hyperopia Following Radial Keratotomy

Richard E Damiano, MD, FACS; S Lance Forstot, MD, FACS; Debra K Dukes, COT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):75-79


The PAR Technology Corneal Topography System

Michael W Belin, MD; David Litoff, MD; Salvins J Strods, MSCE; Steven S Winn, DVM; Richard S Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):88-96

New Idea

The Theory of "Other Than Round" Cornea Transplantation

David M Lieberman, MD, FACS; Richard C Troutman, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):97-99

Initial Human Experience With Permalens® Myopic Hydrogel Intracorneal Lens Implants

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD; Anil S Patel, PhD; Jose I Barraquer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):23-26

No-Suture Aphakic Epikeratoplasty

John B Cotter, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):27-32

Results of Transverse Keratotomies for Astigmatism After Penetrating Keratoplasty: A Retrospective Study of 48 Consecutive Cases

Jean-Jacques Saragoussi, MD; Alain Abenhaim, MD; Naji Waked, MD; Harry R Koster, MD; Yves J M Pouliquen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):33-38

Keratotomy Model of Pseudomonas Keratitis: Gentamicin Chemotherapy

E Britt Brockman, MD; Paul A Tarantino, MD; Jeffery A Hobden, MS; James M Hill, PhD; Herbert E Kaufman, MD; Michael S Insler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):39-43

Suturing in Lamellar Surgery: The BRA-Technique

Ricardo Q Guimaräes, MD, PhD; J James Rowsey, MD; Márcia F Reis Guimaräes, MD; Pedro P Leite Reis, MD; Raul Damásio R Castro, MD; Breno R Tirado, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):84-87

Meeting Program

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(1):101-106

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