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
  • September 1995
  • Volume 11 · Issue 5
Original Articles

Classification of Variable Clinical Response After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Daniel S Durrie, MD; Mark P Lesher, MD; Timothy B Cavanaugh, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):341-405

Brief Report

Phakic Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses for the Correction of High Myopia

Haluk Ertürk, MD; Hikmet Özçetin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):388-391

New Instrument

Correction of Myopia With Er:YAG Laser Fundamental Mode Photorefractive Keratectomy

Benedikt Jean, MD, PhD; Martin Kriegerowski, MD; Michael Matallana; Thomas Bende, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):392-396

New Technique

Comparison of Histologic Findings in Wound Healing of Rabbit Scleral Homografts With Fibrin Glue (Tisseel®) and Suture Material

Kyeong Hee Lee, MD; Man Soo Kim, MD; Tae Won Hahn, MD; Jae Ho Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):397-407

Letter to the Editor

Frederic B Kremer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):328


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):330

Regional Variation in Corneal Topography and Wound Healing Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

Bradford Grimm, OD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Osama Ibrahim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):348-405

Holmium Laser Thermal Keratoplasty of 10 Poorly Sighted Eyes

Reginald G Ariyasu, MD, PhD; Bruce Sand, MD; Richard Menefee, AAS; David Hennings, MS; Charles Rose, BA; Michael Berry, PhD; Jenny J Garbus, BS; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):358-406

Intraocular Pressure After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Isaak Schipper, MD; Peter Senn, MD; Urs Thomann, MD; Markus Suppiger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):366-406

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Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1995;11(5):407

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