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
  • January 1993
  • Volume 9 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Myopic Keratomileusis With the Excimer Laser: One-Year Follow Up

L Buratto, MD; M Ferrari, MD; C Genisi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):12-19

Brief Reports

The Treatment of Persistent Wound Leak After Radial Keratotomy

Scott MacRae, MD; William Cox, MD; Robert Bedrossian, MD; L F Rich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):62-64

New Instrument
Book Reviews

Queratoplastias y Queratopròtesis

Oscar Baca Lozada, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):81

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia

Dieter Dausch, MD; Robert Klein, MD; Eckhard Schröder

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):20-28

Comparison of Excimer Laser and Microkeratome Myopic Keratomileusis in Human Cadaver Eyes

Kerry B Hagen, MD; Eung K Kim, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):36-41

Optics of the Corneal Epithelium

Gabriel Simon, MD, PhD; Qiushi Ren, PhD; Gerard N Kervick, MD; Jean-Marie Parel, Ing, ETS-G

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):42-50

Four-Incision Radial Keratotomy for High Myopia After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Todd W Gothard, MD; Peter J Agapitos, MD; Richard A Bowers, MD; Stephen Mma, COMT; Varda Chen, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):51-57

Multifocal Effect of Against-the-Rule Myopic Astigmatism in Pseudophakic Eyes

Franco Verzella, MD; Antonio Calossi, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):58-61

Double Descemet's Membrane in Penetrating Keratoplasty

Eduardo Arenas Archila, MD; Marco F Ramirez Cabrera, MD; Alexandra Mieth Alviar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):65-66

Early Rehabilitation After Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Risto J Uusitalo, MD; Pekka Ruusuvaara, MD; Esko Järvinen, MD; llkka Raivio, MD; Kari Krootila, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):67-70

Achromobacter Xylosoxidans Keratitis Following Penetrating Keratoplasty

Dimitrios S Siganos, MD; Ioannis G Tselentis, MD; Maria E Papatzanaki, MD; Miltiadis K Tsilimbaris, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):71-73


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):79-80

Manual of Systematic Corneal Surgery

Stephen G Waller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(1):82

Sign up to receive

Journal E-contents