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
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
  • November 1993
  • Volume 9 · Issue 6
Brief Report
Letter to the Editor

Opinions on Mini-Radial Keratotomy

Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):476-479

Meeting Reports
Book Review

Complications of Eye Surgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):490

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Recurrent Corneal Epithelial Erosion

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):419-424

Topical Diclofenac in the Treatment of Ocular Pain After Excimer Photorefractive Keratectomy

Neal A Sher, MD, FACS; Jonathan M Frantz, MD; Audrey Talley, MD; Paula Parker, COMT; Steven S Lane, MD; Charles Ostrov, MD; Emmett Carpel, MD; Donald Doughman, MD; Janet DeMarchi, COT; Richard Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):425-436

Topical Diclofenac Treatment Prior to Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy in Rabbits

Karin Szerenyi, MD; Xun Wei Wang; Martha Lee, PhD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):437-442

Effect of Topical Interferon-Alpha 2b on Corneal Haze After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy in Rabbits

Nigel Monet, MB, BS; Mark C Gillies, MB, BS, PhD, FRACS, FRACO; Roger Crouch, BSc(Med), MB, BS, FRCPA; Anthony Maloof, MB, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):443-451

Intrastromal Corneal Ring-One-Year Results of First Implants in Humans: A Preliminary Nonfunctional Eye Study

Walton Nosé, MD; Renato A Neves, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD; Rubens Belfort, Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):452-458

Radial Keratotomy Does Not Affect Intraocular Pressure

Srinivas M Sastry, MD, MPH; Robert D Sperduto, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS; Nancy A Remaley, MS; Michael J Lynn, MS; E Blanco, PE; David N Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(6):459-464

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