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
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

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
  • September 1992
  • Volume 8 · Issue 5
News
Original Articles

An Independent Evaluation of Second Generation Suction Microkeratomes

Robert F Hofmann, MD; Samir J Bechara, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):348-354 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-04

Brief Reports

Pneumococcal Infection After Temporary Tarsorrhaphy for Epikeratophakia

Massimo Busin, MD; Andrea Cusumano, MD; Manfred Spitznas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):375-377 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-08

Surgical Techniques

Modified Surgical Technique for Repeated Epikeratophakia Surgery in Aphakic Eyes

Massimo Busin, MD; Andrea Cusumano, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):382-384 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-10

Surgical Instrument

Intrastromal Photorefractive Keratectomy With a New Optically Coupled Laser Probe

J Taboada, PhD; Robert H Poirier, MD; R W Yee, MD; F O Tio, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):399-402 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-15

Opinions

Keratoconus, Videokeratography, and Refractive Surgery

Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):403-407 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-16

Letters to the Editor
Book Reviews

Predicting Visual Performance Following Excimer Photorefractive Keratectomy

William S Baron, PhD; Charles Munnerlyn, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):355-362 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-05

Silicon Cast Method for Quantification of Photoablation

Werner Bachmann, MD, MSC; Benedikt Jean, MD, PhD; Thomas Bende, PHD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Raimund Hibst, PhD; Hans-J Thiel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):363-367 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-06

A Comparison of Excimer Laser (308 nm) Ablation of the Human Lens Nucleus in Air and Saline With a Fiber Optic Delivery System

Marvin Martinez, BSc; Ezra Maguen, MD; David Bardenstein, MD; Michael Duffy, MD; Seth Yoser, MD; Thanassis Papaioannou, MSc; Warren Grundfest, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):368-374 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-07

Corneal Wound Healing After Excimer Laser Ablation in Rabbits: Expanding Versus Contracting Apertures

Mauro Campos, MD; Kevin Cuevas; Emil Shieh; Jenny J Garbus; J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):378-381 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-09

A Granny-Style Slip Knot for Use in Eye Surgery

David J Harris, Jr, MD, FACS; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1992;8(5):396-398 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19920901-14

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