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
  • March 1993
  • Volume 9 · Issue 2
Original Articles

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Results in 1165 Eyes

Rosario Brancato, MD; Alessandara Tavola, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Antonio Scialdone, MD; Giuseppe Gallus, PhD; Paola Garancini, MD; Giovanni Fontanella, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):95-99

Brief Reports

Prognosis for Penetrating Keratoplasty in Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome

Patricia C T Chang, MD; H Kaz Soong, MD; Marcia F Couto, MD; Roger F Meyer, MD; Alan Sugar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):129-132

Surgical Techniques

Human Lamellar Tendon Graft in Corneal Surgery

Armando Signorelli, Jr, MD; Carlos Roberto Signorelli, MD; Ernest Rifgatovich Muldashev, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):135-139

Ocular Damage After Implantation of Oversized Minus Power Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses in Myopic Phakic Eyes: Case Reports

Jean-Jacques Saragoussi, MD; Philippe Othenin-Girard, MD; Yves J M Pouliquen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):105-109

Effect of Corneal Hydration on Goldmann Applanation Tonometry and Corneal Topography

Gabriel Simon, MD, PhD; Robert H Small, MS; Qiushi Ren, PhD; Jean-Marie Parel, Ing EST-G

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):110-117

Lans Lecture: Refractive Surgery and Your Practice

Peter J McDonnel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):121-128

Radial Keratotomy in Intact Epikeratoplasty Graft

J Charles Casebeer, MD; David R Shapiro, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):133-134

Lamellar Keratoplasty With Lyophilized Tissue for Treatment of Corneal Scarring

Mohammed Tayyib, FRCS; John H Sandford-Smith, FRCS; Christine E Sheard, PhD; Chad K Rostron, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):140-142

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