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
  • May 1995
  • Volume 11 · Issue 3

ISL Receives IDE for Glaucoma Procedure

Michael Moretti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):160-161

Letters to the Editor

Have You Ever Seen a Pachoderm?/Comment/Comment/Comment

Ioannis M Aslanides, MD; Minas N Aslanides, MD; Dan Z Reinstein, MB, Bchir; Ronald H Silverman, PhD; D Jackson Coleman, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD; David Maurice; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):162-164



Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):164

Original Articles

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy After Radial Keratotomy

Joao C Ribeiro, MD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD; Marcelo M Lemos, MD; James J Salz, MD; Joseph V Dello Russo, MD; James V Aquavella, MD; Casimir A Swinger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):165-218

Brief Reports

Survival of Streptococcus in Optisol-GS Medium

Andrea C Varner, CEBT; Larry F Rich, MD; Barbara L Crow, CEBT; Scott MacRae, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):207-209

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia Using a 4.5-Millimeter Ablation Zone

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Robert K Maloney, MD, MA (Oxon; Kerry B Hagen, MD; Stephen F Brint, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Michael Gordon, MD; Roger F Steinert, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):170-218

Histological, Immunohistochemical, and Ultrastructural Findings in Human Corneas After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Emilio Balestrazzi, MD; Vito De Molfetta, MD; Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Giampiero Palmieri, MD; Giuseppe Santeusanio, MD; Luigi Spagnoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):181-219

Three-Dimensional Digital Subtraction Modeling of Corneal Topography

Joshua A Young, MD; Irwin M Siegel, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):188-219

Keratoconus Detected by Videokeratography in Candidates for Photorefractive Keratectomy

Anthony B Nesburn, MD; Shidfar Bahri, MD; James Salz, MD; Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD; Ezra Maguen, MD; John Hofbauer, MD; Michael Berlin, MD; Jonathan I Macy, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):194-219

Refractive Keratotomy in Keratoconus Suspects

C Bradley Bowman, MD; Keith P Thompson, MD; R Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):202-219

Nocardial Keratitis Following Myopic Keratomileusis

Ednei G Nascimento, MD; Mário J Carvalho, MD; Denise de Freitas, MD; Mauro Campos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(3):210-211

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