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 1995
  • Volume 11 · Issue 1

The News of Refractive Surgery-In-Depth

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):9


Widening Effect of FTC Investigation

Lisa A Kearns

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):11

Legal Perspectives
New Technique

Rapidly Polymerized Collagen Gel as a Smoothing Agent in Excimer Laser Photoablation

D P DeVore, PhD; J B Scott; R E Nordquist, PhD; R S Hoffman, MD; H Nguyen, MS; R A Eiferman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):50-55

New Instrument

New Technique for Knife and Radial Keratotomy

Nikolai M Sergienko, MD; Nikolai Solodkii, MD; Henry Hamard, MD; Yves-Marie Ruellan, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):56-59

Meeting Reports

Correction of High Myopia With the Worst Myopia Claw Intraocular Lens

Monika Landesz, MD; Jan G F Worst, MD; Jaap V Siertsema; Gabriel van Rij, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):16-67

Digital System Measurement of Decentration of Worst-Fechner Iris Claw Myopia Intraocular Lens

Vicente T Pérez-Torregrosa, MD; José L Menezo, MD; Miguel A Harto, MD; Miguel J Maldonado, MD; Angel Cisneros, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):26-66

Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Shield Ulcers and Corneal Plaques in Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

James A Cameron, MD, FRCSC; Sobhi R Antonios, MD; Ihsan A Badr, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):31-67

Comparison of Laser and Manual Removal of Corneal Epithelium for Photorefractive Keratectomy

Howard V Gimbel, MD; Brian M DeBroff, MD; Robert A Beldavs, MD; John A van Westenbrugge, MD; Maria Ferensowicz, MA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):36-67

Randomized Clinical Trial of Topical Sodium Hyaluronate After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Kais Algawi, FRCS; Bengt Agrell, MSc; Michael Goggin, FRCSI

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):42-67

In Memoriam: Luc Haverbeke 1944-1994

Perry S Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(1):60

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