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
  • May 1994
  • Volume 10 · Issue 3
Original Articles With Comments and Response
Brief Reports

Corneal Epithelial Dots Following Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Massimo Busin, MD; Daniel Meller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):357-359

Surgical Technique

A Surgical Technique for the Treatment of Central Corneal Perforations

Michael P Vrabec, MD; Jeffrey J Jordan

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):365-367

New Idea

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Treatment of Keratoconus

Jes Mortensen, MD; Arne Öhrström, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):368-372

Letters to the Editor

Effect of Nitrogen Flow on Recovery of Vision After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy Without Nitrogen Flow

Ezra Maguen, MD; Anthony B Nesburn, MD; Thanassis Papaioannou, MSc; James J Salz, MD; Jonathan I Macy, MD; Cathy Warren, RN, CRNO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):321-326

Induction of Astigmatism by Straight Transverse Corneal Incisions, 45° Long, at Different Clear Zones in Human Cadaver Eyes

Mario A Sabates, MD; Kurt A Buzard, MD, FACS; Miles H Friedlander, MD, FACS; Maria B Cortinas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):327-332

Evaluation of Night Vision Disturbances

George J Florakis, MD; Daniel A Jewelewicz; Heidi E Michelsen; Stephen L Trokel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):333-338

Corneal Ectasia as a Complication of Repeated Keratotomy Surgery

Kent L Wellish, MD; Ben J Glasgow, MD; Francisco Beltran, MD; Robert K Maloney, MD, MA (OXON)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):360-364

Abstracts With Comments

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):374-376


Ikuko Toda, MD; Kazuo Tsubota, MD; Seiji Itoh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):379

Calendar of Events

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(3):380-381

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