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 1993
  • Volume 9 · Issue 5
News
Original Articles
Brief Reports

Corticosteroids vs Diclofenac in the Treatment of Delayed Regression After Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Rosario Brancato, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Elisabetta Venturi, MD; Alberto Bertuzzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):376-378 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-09

Surgical Technique

Arcuate Keratotomy for the Correction of Spherical Hyperopia in Human Cadaver Eyes

Michael P Vrabec, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; John D Hunkeler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):388-391 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-13

Letters to the Editor

SUPERIOR KERATOCONUS

Richard A Eiferman, MD; Leon Lane, MD; Mark Law, MD; Yvonne Fields, COT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):394-395 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-15

LASER EPITHELIUM REMOVAL BEFORE PHOTOREFRACTIVE KERATECTOMY

Jorge L Alio, MD, PhD; Mahmoud M Ismael, MD; Alberto Artola, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):395 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-16

CENTRAL STEEP ISLANDS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING EXCIMER PHOTOREFRACTIVE KERATECTOMY FOR MYOPIA

Joseph Colin, MD; Beatrice Cochener, MD; Colette Gallinaro, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):395-396 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-17

Book Review

Effects of Air Injection Into the Corneal Stroma of Man: An In Vitro Study

Timothy J Freegard, FRCS, FCOphth; Ray Moss, MD; Chad K Rostron, FRCS, FCOphth; P Noel Dilly, PhD, FCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):340-346 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-05

Computer-Assisted Corneal Topography: Accuracy and Reproducibility of the Topographic Modeling System

Jean-Marc Legeais, MD, MS; Qiushi Ren, PhD; Gabriel Simon, MD, PhD; Jean-Marie Parel, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):347-357 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-06

Influence of Radial Keratotomy on Endogenous Hyaluronan in Cornea and Aqueous Humour

Nils Molander, MD; Ulf Lindquist, PhD; Ulf Stenevi, MD, PhD; Anette von Malmborg; Berndt Ehinger, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):358-365 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-07

Model for Predicting the Optical Performance of the Eye in Refractive Surgery

Sudi Patel, PhD; John Marshall, PhD; Frederick W Fitzke, III, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):366-375 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-08

Keratoconus and Corneal Hydrops Associated With Compulsive Eye Rubbing

Steven B Koenig, MD; Randall W Smith, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):383-384 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-11

High-Frequency Ultrasound Measurement of the Thickness of the Corneal Epithelium

Dan Z Reinstein, MB BChir; Ronald H Silverman, PhD; D Jackson Coleman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1993;9(5):385-387 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19930901-12

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