Journal of Refractive Surgery

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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”
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• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance

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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • January 1996
  • Volume 12 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty

Michael Borodkin, MD; Tamara Wyse, MD; Marguerite McDonald, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):7 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-03

Astigmatism and Corneal Curvature

Joseph Colin; Roger Cottereau

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):7 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-04

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The Journal Continues to Grow

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):15-16 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-07

Original Articles

Intrastromal Corneal Ring: 12-month Sighted Myopic Eyes

Walton Nosé, MD; Renato A Neves, MD; Terry E Burris, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD; Rubens Belfort, Jr, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):20-28 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-08

Original Article with Comments and Response

Risk Factors for Corneal Graft Failure/Comment/Comments/Response

Francis W Price, Jr, MD; William E Whitson, MD; Sharon Johns, LPN; Jill S Gonzales, BS; Hélène M Boisjoly, MD, MPH; Douglas J Coster, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):134-147 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-24

Review Article

Eye Infections After Refractive Keratotomy

Sandeep Jain, MD; Dimitri T Azar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):148-155 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-25

Opinion

Communicating With Keratography

Bradford B Grimm, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):156-159 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-26

Brief Reports

Hyperopic Shift and Myopic Regression in a Patient 7 Years After Bilateral Refractive Keratotomy

Salvador Chavez, MD; Leyla Celikkol, MD; Sandy T Feldman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):160-162 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-27

New Instruments

Cutting the Cornea With a Waterjet Keratome

Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Rephael Bass, DSc; Anat Loewenstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):184-186 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-32

New Technique

Holmium:YAG Laser Thermokeratoplasty for Astigmatism in Rabbits

Key Hwan Lim, MD; Woo Jung Kim, MD; Won Ryang Wee, MD; Dong Eul Shin, MD; Jin Hak Lee, MD; Bong Leen Chang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):190-193 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-34

Book Reviews

Corneal Topography: The State of the Art

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):195 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-36

Refractive Eye Surgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):195-196 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-37

Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy/The authors respond

Richard Troutman, MD; Kerry K Assil, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):197-199 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-38

Automated Lamellar Keratomileusis In Situ for Myopia

Francis W Price, Jr, MD; William E Whitson, MD; Jill S Gonzales, BS; Celedon R Gonzales, MS; Jocelyn Smith, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):29-35 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-09

Lamellar Keratoplasty for Hyperopia

Edward E Manche, MD; Anisha Judge, MD; Robert K Maloney, MD, MA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):42-49 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-11

Effects of Ablation Diameter, Depth, and Edge Contour on the Outcome of Photorefractive Keratectomy

Melanie C Corbett, FRCS; Seema Verma, FRCOphth; Greg Heacock, MA; Katherine M Oliver, BSc; Chris P Lohmann, MD, PhD; Malcolm G Kerr Muir, FRCS, FRCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):50-60 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-12

Comparison of 5-mm and 6-mm Ablation Zones in Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Richard S Kalski, MD; Gerard Sutton, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS; Yu Bin, MD, PhD; Michael A Lawless, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS; Christopher Rogers, MB, BS, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):61-67 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-13

Arcuate Transverse Keratotomy for Astigmatism Followed by Subsequent Radial or Transverse Keratotomy

Francis W Price, Jr, MD; R Bruce Grene, MD; Ronald G Marks, PhD; Jill S Gonzales, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):68-76 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-14

Radial Keratotomy for Myopia From 5.00 to 13.00 Diopters Two Years After Surgery

S Piers B Percival, FRCOphth; Ashok V Vyas, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):86-90 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-16

Keratocyte-Populated Collagen Gel as an In Vitro Model of Excimer Laser Keratectomy

Won Ryang Wee, MD; Belquiz A Nassaralla, MD; Jenny Garbus, BS; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):98-99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-18

Anterior Chamber Flare After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Santiago Tomas-Barberan, MD; Per Fagerholm, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):103-107 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-19

Quantifying Corneal Toricity From Videokeratography With Fourier Analysis

Nina E Friedman, OD, MS; Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD; Donald O Mutti, OD, PhD; Robert E Fusaro, JD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):108-113 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-20

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Climatic Droplet Keratopathy

Ihsan A Badr, FRCS; Ali Al-Rajhi, MD, FRCS; Michael D Wagoner, MD; Timithy Dunham, MD; Klaus D Teichmann, MD; James A Cameron, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):114-122 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-21

Bacterial Keratitis Following Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Ali A Al-Rajhi, MD, FRCS; Michael D Wagoner, MD; Ihsan A Badr, FRCS; Abdulrazzaq Al-Saif, MD; Muneera Mahmood, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):123-127 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-22

Attitudes of Successful Contact Lens Wearers Toward Refractive Surgery

Mary K Migneco, OD; Jay S Pepose, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):128-133 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-23

Photorefractive Keratectomy Following Radial Keratotomy

Yochanan Burnstein, MD; Peter S Hersh, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):163-170 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-28

Management of Detached Lenticule After In Situ Keratomileusis

Eung K Kim, MD; Chul M Choe, MD; Shin J Kang, MD; Hong B Kim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):175-179 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-30

Videokeratography of Keratoconus in Monozygotic Twins

James Parker, MD; William W Ko, MD; George Pavlopoulos, MD; Peter J Wolfe, OD; Yaron S Rabinowitz, MD; Sandy T Feldman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):180-183 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-31

Multicomponent Intraocular Lens

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(1):187-189 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960101-33

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