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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • July 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 4
News

Sparring Over Hexagonal Keratotomy

Dawn Harr

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):266-267 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-03

Editor's Page
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Improved Abstracts for Improved Communication

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):268 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-04

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-05

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-11

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-15

Consultations

MANAGEMENT OF HYPEROPIC SHIFT AFTER RADIAL KERATOTOMY

Spencer P Thornton, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):325-330 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-16

Letter to the Editor

AVOID BOTH RADIAL KERATOTOMY WITH SMALL OPTICAL ZONES AND HEXAGONAL KERATOTOMY

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):331 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-17

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-06

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-07

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-08

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-09

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-10

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-12

ERRATUM

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(4):314 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920701-13

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