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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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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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
  • November 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 6
Editor's Page
News

LaserSight Obtains Multi-Wavelength Patent

Michael Moretti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):424-425 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-06

First Troutman Medal Awarded

Chris P Lohmann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):425-426 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-08

EyeSys Strikes Deal With Summit

Michael Moretti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):425 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-07

Original Articles
Opinion

Ophthalmic Laser Surgery in the 21st Century-Who Will Be the Surgeon?

Robert P Tucker, III, MD, FACS; Ray Williams

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):478-479 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-15

Book Review
Letters to the Editor

HEXAGONAL KERATOTOMY

Jeffrey B Robin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):486 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-19

Stability of Refraction and Visual Acuity During 5 Years in Eyes With Simple Myopia

Azhar Nizam, MS; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; Michael J Lynn, MS; Michael A Ward, BSc; Penny A Asbell, MD; Hal D Balyeat, MD; Elisabeth Cohen, MD; William Culbertson, MD; Donald J Doughman, MD; Paul Fecko, MD; Marguerite McDonald, MD; Ronald E Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):439-447 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-10

A New Procedure for Evaluating Smoothness of Corneal Surface Following 193-Nanometer Excimer Laser Ablation

Fong-Qi Liang, MD; Sharon D Geasey, MS; Manuel del Cerro, MD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):459-465 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-12

Hypersensitivity Following Excimer Laser Ablation Through the Corneal Epithelium

Takashi Ishikawa, MD; Manuel del Cerro, MD; Fong-Qi Liang, MD; Jae Chan Kim, MD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):466-474 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-13

Iowa PK Press for Donor Corneas-A Comparative Study of Donor Corneal Shape

Michael P Vrabec, MD; Jay H Krachmer, MD; George J Florakis, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):475-477 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-14

Abstracts

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):482-484 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-17

CORRECTION

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):487 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-21

TRANSVERSE ASTIGMATIC KERATOTOMY

Randy J Epstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(6):487 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19921101-20

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