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
  • July 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 4

Sparring Over Hexagonal Keratotomy

Dawn Harr

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):266-267

Editor's Page

Improved Abstracts for Improved Communication

Katherine K Lindstrom, MPH; George O Waring, III, MD, FAGS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):268

Original Articles

One-Year Results of Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

James J Salz, MD; Ezra Maguen, MD; Jonathan I Macy, MD; Thanassis Papaioannou; John Hofbauer, MD; Anthony B Nesburn, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):269-273

Brief Reports

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy With Excimer Laser for Reis-Bückler's Corneal Dystrophy

Peter J McDonnell, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):306-310

Surgical Technique

Clinical Strategies for Excimer Laser Therapeutic Keratectomy

Jonathan H Talamo, MD; Roger F Steinert, MD; Carmen A Puliafito, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):319-324



Spencer P Thornton, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):325-330

Letter to the Editor


Lee T Nordan, MD; W Andrew Maxwell, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):331

Book Reviews

Photokeratitis From Subablative 193-Nanometer Excimer Laser Radiation

Ronald R Krueger, MD; David H Sliney, MS; Stephen L Trokel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):274-279

Combined Transverse and Interrupted Radial Keratotomy for Compound Myopic Astigmatism

Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Yoram Mayron, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):280-285

Report on Psychosocial Findings and Satisfaction Among Patients 1 Year After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Gunther Kahle, MD, PhD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Josef Wollensak, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):286-289

Differences Between Objective and Subjective Refractions After Radial Keratotomy

Gregg E Russell, OD; Jan P G Bergmanson, OD, PhD; Raphael Barbeito, PhD; Warren D Cross, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):290-295

Complications of Mersilene Sutures in Penetrating Keratoplasty

Bradley A Bertram, MD; Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD; Mary Gemmill, COMT; Jose Guell, MD; Mervat Murad, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):296-305

Complications of Radial Keratotomy: Eyes With Keratoconus and Late Wound Dehiscence

Luc Durand, MD; Jean-Philippe Monnot, MD; Carole Burillon, MD; Alexandre Assi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):311-314


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):314

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