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 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Cat Keratoplasty Wound Healing and Corneal Astigmatism

Nancy K Tripoli, MA; Kenneth L Cohen, MD; Alan D Proia, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):196-203

Review Article

On the Safety of 193-Nanometer Excimer Laser Refractive Corneal Surgery

Catherine E Van Mellaert, MD; Luc Missotten, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):235-239

Brief Report

Subepithelial Reticular Cicatrization Following Radial Keratotomy in a Patient With Inactive Trachoma

Fernando Polit, MD; Mohamed Anwar, MD; Khalid Tabbara, MD; Akef El-Maghraby, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):240-241

Book Reviews
Letter to the Editor


John C Stuart, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):259

Circular Keratotomy for the Correction of Astigmatism

Jorg H Krumeich, MD; Alfred Knuelle, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):204-210

Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Complications in 466 Radial Keratotomies

S Leroux les Jardins, MD; I Bertrand, MD; M Massin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):215-216

Quantitative Measurement of Wound Spreading in Radial Keratotomy*

Kurt A Buzard, MD, FACS; James F Ronk, MD; Miles H Friedlander, MD, FACS; Dan J Tepper, MD; David A Hoeltzel, PhD; Kang-Il Choe, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):217-223

A Comparison of Corneal Stromal Edema Induced From the Anterior or the Posterior Surface*

Stephen M Cristol, MD; Henry F Edelhauser, PhD; Michael J Lynn, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):224-229

An In-Vivo Technique for Monitoring Keratocyte Migration Following Lamellar Keratoplasty

Katherine L Kratz-Owens; Gregory S Hageman, PhD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):230-234


Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(3):246-248

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