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

ISRS

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • March Supplement 1993
  • Volume 9 · Issue 2
Corneal Topography

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy to Correct Residual Myopia After Radial Keratotomy

Tae Won Hahn, MD; Jae Ho Kim, MD; Young Chun Lee, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S25-S29 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-09

Greek PRK

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia from 6.00 D to 10.00 D

Lucio Buratto, MD; Massimo Ferrari, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S34-S36 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-11

Multi-Step

Randomized Study of Single vs Double Exposure in Myopic PRK

Antonio Scialdone, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Alberto Bertuzzi, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S41-S43 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-13

Double Zone

Efficacy of Corticosteroids in Reversing Regression After Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Francesco Carones, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD; Elisabetta Venturi, MD; Antonio Scialdone, MD; Alberto Bertuzzi, MD; Alessandra Tavola, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S52-S60 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-16

Contrast Sensitivity

Halos-A Problem for All Myopes? A Comparison Between Spectacles, Contact Lenses, and Photorefractive Keratectomy

Chris P Lohmann, MD; Fred W Fitzke, MD; Malcolm Kerr Muir, MD; John Marshall, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S72-S75 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-20

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Philosophy and Technique for Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Vance Thompson, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Timothy B Cavanaugh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S81-S85 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-22

PTK Technique

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Corneal Diseases

Werner Förster, MD; Stephan Grewe, MD; Ulrich Atzler, MD; Christian Lunecke, MD; Holger Busse, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S85-S90 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-23

Corneal Disease

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy: Strategies and Results in 12 Eyes

Peter S Hersh, MD, FACS; Andrew Spinak, MD; Randa Garrana, MD; Martin Mayers, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S90-S95 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-24

Bilateral Simultaneous Myopic PRK as Experienced by an Ophthalmologist

Iain J MacRobert, FRACS; Samuel S Ho, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S118-S121 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-33

Reis-Bückler's Dystrophy

Photorefractive Keratectomy in 472 Eyes

Frank L Lavery, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S98-S99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-26

Plume Emission

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Nine Eyes With Superficial Corneal Diseases

Tae Won Hahn, MD; Woo Jin Sah, MD; Jae Ho Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S115-S118 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-32

PRK Opinion

Phototorefractive Keratectomy-A Personal Insight

Peter Cohen, FRACS, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S121-S122 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-34

Erodible Mask

Keratomileusis for Myopia With the Excimer Laser (Buratto Technique): Short-Term Results

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S130-S133 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-37

Special Issue: Laser Corneal Surgery

David F Muller, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S3 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-02

Visual, Refractive, and Patient Satisfaction Results Following Bilateral Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Howard V Gimbel, MD; John A Van Westenbrugge, MD; W Harold Johnson, MD; Anton B Willerscheidt, MD; Ran Sun, MD; Maria Ferensowicz, MA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S5-S9 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-04

Photorefractive Keratectomy in 202 Myopic Eyes: One Year Results

Jae Ho Kim, MD; Tae Won Hahn, MD; Young Chun Lee, MD; Cheon Ki Joo, MD; Woo Jin Sah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S11-S16 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-05

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Preliminary Results in 147 Eyes

Jeffery J Machat, MD; Fouad Tayfour, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S16-S19 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-06

Corneal Topographic Analysis of Photorefractive Keratectomy in 175 Myopic Eyes

Emilia Cantera, MD; Italo Cantera, MD; Luigi Olivieri, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S19-S22 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-07

Effect of Centering Excimer Laser PRK on Refractive Results: A Corneal Topography Study

Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Lelio Sabetti, MD; Emilio Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S22-S25 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-08

Correction of Myopic Anisometropia with Photorefractive Keratectomy in 15 Eyes

S P Georgaras, MD; G Neos; S P Margetis; M Tzenaki

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S29-S34 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-10

Multistep Photorefractive Keratectomy for High Myopia

Young Soo Cho, MD, PhD; Chang Geun Kim, MD; Won Boong Kim, MD; Chang Woo Kim, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S37-S41 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-12

Clinical Experience of Two-Step Photorefractive Keratectomy in 19 Eyes With High Myopia

Jae Ho Kim, MD; Tae Won Hahn, MD; Young Chun Lee, MD; Woo Jin Sah, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S44-S47 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-14

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Single vs Double-Zone Treatment in 166 Eyes

Alessandra Tavola, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD; Laura Galli, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Stefano Esente, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S48-S52 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-15

Effect of Corticosteroids in Postoperative Care Following Photorefractive Keratectomies

B Tengroth, MD; P Fagerholm, MD; P Söderberg; H Hamberg-Nyström, MD; D Epstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S61-S64 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-17

Contrast Sensitivity Under Photopic Conditions in Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Preliminary Study

S Esente, MD; N Passarelli, MD; L Falco, MD; F Passani, MD; D Guidi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S70-S72 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-19

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy: Long-Term Results in 166 Eyes

Per Fagerholm, MD; Thomas D Fitzsimmons, MD; Mats Örndahl; Lena Öhman, MD; Björn Tengroth, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S76-S81 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-21

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Reis-Bückler's Dystrophy

Michael A Lawless, FRACS; Peter Cohen, FRACS; Chris Rogers, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S96-S98 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-25

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Clinical Results in 96 Eyes

Ionnais G Pallikaris, MD; Ioannia E Lambropoulos, MD; Paul K Kolydas, MD; Nick S Nicolopoulos; Ioannis E Kotsiras, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S101-S102 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-27

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: 6-Month Results in 95 Eyes

Miles K Tutton, FRCS; Terry G Ramsell; J Bernard Garston; Jiten J Tolia; Dipak K Banerjee; Hari P Adhikary; Michael Birch; Paul M H Cherry; Christopher G Neave; Claus M Fichte

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S103-S104 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-28

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: 18-Month Results in 178 Eyes

D Pita Salorio, MD, PhD; J Costa, MD, PhD; C Larena, MD; J Mauricio, MD; P Motos, MD; R Emeterio, MD; J R Fontenla, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S108-S110 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-30

Plume Emission, Shock Wave and Surface Wave Formation During Excimer Laser Ablation of the Cornea

Zs Bor, PhD, DSc; B Hopp; B Rácz, PhD; G Szabó, PhD; I Ratkay, MD; I Süveges, MD, PhD, DSc; Á Füst, MD; J Mohay, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S111-S115 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-31

PRK Using an Absorbing Cell Delivery System for Correction of Myopia From 4 to 26 D in 3251 Eyes

S N Fyodorov, MD; A D Semyonov, MD; J A Magaramov, MD; A A Kharizov, MD; O F Kachalina, MD; M Yu Orlov, PhD; V S Tyurin, PhD; V A Sugrobov, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S123-S124 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-35

The Erodible Mask in Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and Astigmatism

Rosario Brancato, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Giuseppe Trabucchi, MD; Antonio Scialdone, MD; Alessandra Tavola, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S125-S130 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-36

Holmium:YAG Laser Thermokeratoplasty for Hyperopia and Astigmatism: An Overview

Vance M Thompson, MD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Timothy B Cavanaugh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S134-S137 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-38

Excimer Laser Photoablation of Primary Familial Amyloidosis of the Cornea

Maurice E John, MD; Eduardo Martines, MD; Tadeu Cvintal, MD; Carol Ballew, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S138-S141 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-39

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Six Month Results of 193 Eyes

S Joseph Weinstock, MD; V Moss Weinstock

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(2):S142 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930302-40

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