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 1994
  • Volume 10 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Iris Claw Lens: Anterior and Posterior Iris Surface Fixation in the Absence of Capsular Support During Penetrating Keratoplasty

Wilhelmina J Rijneveld, MD; W Houdijn Beekhuis, MD; Elissa F Hassman, DO; Margot M M J D Dellaert, MD; Annette J M Geerards, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):14-19

Brief Reports
Surgical Technique

Intraoperative Pachometry During Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty: A Preliminary Report

J Charles Casebeer, MD; Stephen G Slade, MD; Alexander Dybbs, PhD; Robert L Mahanti, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):41-44

New Idea
New Instrument

Refractive Corneal Surgery With the Draeger Rotary Microkeratome in Human Cadaver Eyes

Karl G Stonecipher, MD; Vernon C Parmley, MD; J James Rowsey, MD; W Craig Fowler, MD; Hanh Nguyen, MS; Mark Terry, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):49-55

History of Corneal Surgery
Book Reviews

Diffractive Smoothing of Excimer Laser Ablation Using a Defocused Beam

Ronald R Krueger, MD; Xun Wei Wang; Michael Rudisill; Stephen L Trokel, MD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):20-26

Severe Ocular Trauma Without Corneal Rupture After Radial Keratotomy: Case Reports

J Charles Casebeer, MD; David R Shapiro, MD; Steven Phillips, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):31-33

Radial Thermokeratoplasty Is Inadequate for Overcorrection Following Radial Keratotomy

Dominique Y Charpentier, MD; Jean-Luc Nguyen-Khoa, MD; Michel Duplessix, MD; Joseph Colin, MD; Philippe Denis, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):34-35

Viability of Bacteria in Glycerin and Ethanol Preserved Sclera

John R Dailey, MD; George O D Rosenwasser, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(1):38-40

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