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:

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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • March Supplement 1994
  • Volume 10 · Issue 2
Editorial

Special Issue: Laser Corneal Surgery

David F Muller, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S168 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-03

Scientific Journalism: Proceedings Versus Peer Review

George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S169 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-04

EDITORIAL

Special Issue: Laser Corneal Surgery

David F Muller, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S168 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-03

Scientific Journalism: Proceedings Versus Peer Review

George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S169 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-04

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia of More Than -10 Diopters

Ohristopher M Rogers, FRACO; Michael A Lawless, FRACO; Peter R Cohen, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S171-S173 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-06

Retreatment of Undercorrected Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Michael A Lawless, FRACO; Peter R Cohen, FRACO; Christopher M Rogers, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S174-S177 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-07

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: One-year Follow-Up in 97 Eyes

Kimiya Shimizu, MD; Shiro Amano, MD; Shunichi Tanaka, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S178-S187 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-08

The Learning Curve in Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Alessandra Tavola, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Laura Galli, MD; Giovanni Fontanella, PhD; Rosario Brancato, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S188-S193 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-09

Short-Term Corneal Endothelial Changes after Photorefractive Keratectomy

Juan J Perez-Santonja, MD; Jenny Meza, MD; Eva Moreno, MD; Maria R Garcia-Hernandez, MD; Miguel A Zato, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S194-S198 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-10

Photorefractive Keratectomy in 176 Eyes: One Year Follow-up

C Orssaud; S Ganem; M Binaghi; D Patarin; M Putterman; C Viens-Bitker; A Boye; J L Dufier

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S199-S205 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-11

Photorefractive Keratectomy Following Penetrating Keratoplasty

Maurice E John, MD; Eduardo Martines, MD; Tadeu Cvintal, MD; Agenor Mellor Filho, MD; Frederico Soter, MD; Maria Cristina Barbosa de Sousa, MD; Karen L Boleyn; Carol Ballew, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S206-S210 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-12

Measurement of Corneal Thickness by Ultrasound After Photorefractive Keratectomy in High Myopia

Lelio Sabetti, MD; Liopoldo Spadea, MD; Nicola Furcese, MD; Emillo Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S211-S216 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-13

Transverse Keratotomy Combined with Spherical Photorefractive Keratectomy for Compound Myopic Astigmatism

C Peter Ring, FRCS; O Bruce Hadden, FRACS; Antony T Morris, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S217-S221 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-14

The Treatment of Pain Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

Paul M H Cherry, FRCSEd, FRCS; Miles K Tutton, FRCS; Hari Adhikary, FRCS; Dipak Banerjee, FRCS; Bernard Garston, FRCS; J Michael Hayward, FRCS; Terry Ramsell, FRCS; Jitendra Tolia, FRCS; Mary L Chipman, MA; Andrew Bell, DOpt; Christopher Neave, MA; Claus Fichte, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S222-S225 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-15

Some Problems After Photorefractive Keratectomy

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S226-S230 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-16

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia in 98 Eyes

Joaquim Nato Murta, MD, PhD; Rui Proenca, MD; R A Van Velze; Antonio Trassos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S231-S234 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-17

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Residual Myopia After Previous Refractive Keratotomy

Daniel S Durrie, MD; D James Schumer, MD; Timothy B Cavanaugh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S235-S238 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-18

Treatment of Myopic Astigmatism With Photorefractive Keratectomy Using an Erodible Mask

Paul M H Cherry, FRCSEd, FRCS; Miles K Tutton, FRCS; Andrew Bell, DOpt; Christopher Neave, MA; Claus Fichte, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S239-S245 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-19

A Simplified Method to Perform Photorefractive Keratectomy Using an Erodible Mask

Pier Giorgio Gobbi, PhD; Francesco Carones, MD; Franco Scagliotti; Elisabetta Venturi, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S246-S249 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-20

Correction of Myopia and Astigmatism Using an Ablatable Mask

Peter S Hersh, MD, FACS; Rachna Patel, BA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S250-S254 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-21

Energy Fluctuations in an Excimer Laser During Photorefractive Keratectomy

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S258-S261 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-23

Cooling the Cornea to Prevent Side Effects of Photorefractive Keratectomy

Takuya Niizuma, MD; Seiji Ito, MD; Masayasu Hayashi, MD; Minoru Futemma, MD; Toru Utsumi, MD; Kohji Ohashi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S262-S266 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-24

OmniMed II: A New System For Use With the emphasis Erodible Mask

Marc D Friedman, PhD; Steven Bittenson, PhD; Larry Brodsky; Jeff Dansereau, MS; Vicky Gauthier, MS; Mark Greco; N M Fredrik Johnsson; Ray Krauss, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S267-S273 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-25

Scraping of Epithelium for Treatment of Undercorrection and Haze After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Anat Loewenstein, MD; lsaak Lipshitz, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S274-S276 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-26

Holmium: YAG Laser Thermokeratoplasty for Hyperopia

Daniel S Durrie, MD; D James Schumer, MD; Timothy B Cavanaugh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S277-S280 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-27

Discrimination Between the Origins and Functional Implications of Haze and Halo at Night After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Chris P Lohmann, MD; Fred W Fitzke, PhD; Gregory KIonos; Melanie C Corbett, FCOphth; Malcolm G Kerr-Muir, MD, FRCS, FCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S281 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-28

Astigmatic Keratotomy Followed by Photorefractive Keratectomy in the Treatment of Compound Myopic Astigmatism

Isaak Lipshitz, MD; Anat Lowenstein, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S282-S284 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-29

Photorefractive Keratectomy for the Treatment of Myopia After Epikeratoplasty: A Case Report

Anat Loewenstein, MD; Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S285-S286 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-30

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in the Treatment of Corneal Scarring From Trachoma

Michaela Goldstein, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Mordechai Rosner, MD; Isaak Lipshitz, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S290-S292 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-32

Bilateral Study of Photorefractive Keratectomy vs. Radial Keratotomy for Low to Moderate Myopia

Akef El-Maghraby, MD; Tarek Salah, MD; Fernando Polit, MD; Osama Ibrahim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S294 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-34

Treatment of Overcorrection After Myopic Photorefractive Keratectomy

Daniel S Durrie, MD; Mark P Lesher, MD; John D Hunkeler, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S295 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-35

Qualitative Evaluation of Photorefractive Keratectomy With Computer Assisted Corneal Topography

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S296-S298 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-36

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia: Comparison of 4.00 mm and 5.00 mm Ablation Zones

David S Gartry, MD, FRCS, FCOphth; Chris P Lohmann, MD; Malcolm G Kerr-Muir, MD, FRCS, FCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(2):S300 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19940302-38

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