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 1995
  • Volume 11 · Issue 4
Original Articles

Multicenter Study of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia of 6.00 to 8.00 Diopters

Jonathan H Talamo, MD; Karl Siebert, MD; Michael D Wagoner, MD; Eugene Yeh, MS; William Telfair, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):238-309

Original Article With Comments and Response

Cognitive Styles and Personality Characteristics Strongly Influence the Decision to Have Photorefractive Keratectomy

Deborah B Erickson, EdD, NCSP; Robert A Ryan, OD; Paul Erickson, OD, PhD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):267-310

Brief Report

Successful Exchange of Dislocated Phakic Intraocular Lens

Osama Ibrahim, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):282-283

Barraquer Lecture

Biographical Background

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):284-285

Legal Perspectives

Model for Deriving the Optical Performance of the Myopic Eye Corrected With An Intracorneal Ring

Sudi Patel, PhD; John Marshall, PhD; Frederick W Fitzke, III, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):248-309

Locating the Corneal Sighting Center From Videokeratography

Robert B Mandell, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):253-310

Corticosteroid Suppression of TraumaInduced Hyaluronan in Rabbit Cornea and Aqueous

Nils Molander, MD; Berndt Ehinger, MD, PhD; Ulf Stenevi, MD, PhD; Ulf Lindquist, PhD; Maj-Lis Lind

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):260-310

Refractive Surgery: Myth versus Reality

James Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):286-300

Letters to the Editor

E S Rosen, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth; Perry S Binder, MD; Mario Sabates, MD; Kurt Buzard, MD; Miles H Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):305-306


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):306

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Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(4):311

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