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
  • July 1994
  • Volume 10 · Issue 4

Summit Builds on Co-Management Concept

Michael Moretti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):396-397

Original Articles

Nonfreeze Myopic Keratomileusis for Myopia in 158 Eyes

Laurent Laroche, MD; Laurent Gauthier, MD; Jean Claude Thenot, MD; Frarçoise Lagoutte, MD; Jean Philippe Nordmann, MD, PhD; Philippe Denis, MD; Vincent Borderie, MD; Philippe Giral, MD; Henry Saraux, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):400-412

New Instrument

Rotating Brush for Fast Removal of Corneal Epithelium

Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD; Athanase D Karoutis, PhD; Stella E Lydataki, BSc (Biol); Dimitrios S Siganos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):439-442

Letters to the Editor


Ernst G Pohlhausen, MD; Spencer P Thornton, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):465-466


Michael Gordon, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):466


Robert P Tucker, III, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):467

Product News

Prostaglandin E2 Production After Lamellar Keratectomy and Photorefractive Keratectomy

Karin D Szerenyi, MD; Mauro Campos, MD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):413-416

Corneal Sensation Following Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy in Humans

Takashi Ishikawa, MD; Steve B Park, MD; Christopher Cox, PhD; Manuel del Cerro, MD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):417-422

Topical Diclofenac Following Excimer Laser: Effect on Corneal Sensitivity and Wound Healing in Rabbits

Nissim Loya, MD; Sharon Bassage, MS; Sharadini Vyas, MD; Manuel del Cerro, MD; Steve B Park, MD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):423-427

Surgical Results of Penetrating Keratoplasty in Essential Iris Atrophy

Brian M DeBroff, MD; Richard A Thoft, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):428-432

Photoablation of Gelatin With the Free-Electron Laser Between 2.7 and 6.7 µm

Benedikt Jean, MD, PhD; Thomas Bende, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):433-438


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1994;10(4):479

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