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 1994
  • Volume 10 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Comparison of Astigmatic Axis in the Seated and Supine Positions

Eugene M Smith, Jr, MD; Jonathan H Talamo, MD; Kerry K Assil, MD; Daniel E Petashnick, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):615-620

Surgical Technique
Brief Report

Presumed Epithelial Cyst in the Anterior Chamber Following Refractive Keratotomy

Rene L Zamora, MD; Marc A Goldberg, MD; Jay S Pepose, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):652-655

New Instrument

Mastel Byron Radial Keratotomy Guide

Perry Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):656-657

Letters to the Editor


Sandra C Belmont, MD; Jacqueline W Muller, MD; Aspasia Draga, MD; Michael Lawless, MD; Richard C Troutman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):658

Product News

Effect of Peripheral Deepening of Radial Keratotomy Incisions

Laurent Poirier, MD; Pierre Coulon, MD; Wilfrid Williamson, MD; Bruno Mortemousque, MD; Philippe Verin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):621-624

Visual Function One Year After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Zuhal Butuner, OD; David B Elliott, PhD, MBCO; Howard V Gimbel, MD, FRCSC; Sheryl Slimmon, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):625-630

Effects of Laser Photocoagulation on Corneal Neovascularization in Rabbits

Sang-Chul Park, MD; Jae-Ho Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):631-639

Treatment of Corneal Abrasions With Soft Contact Lenses and Topical Diclofenac

James J Salz, MD; August L Reader, III, MD; Lawrence J Schwartz, MD; Khanh Van La, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):640-646

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Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(6):661-662

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