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”
• 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

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Journal Impact Factor
2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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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
  • March 1996
  • Volume 12 · Issue 3
Letters to the Editor

Kremer Defends Laser^sub K^

Frederic B Kremer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):330 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-04

Reporting of Negative Results Important

Zane F Pollard, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):330 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-03

Editorial
Free

The Introduction of New Procedures and Technology: A Different View

J Charles Casebeer, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):331-333 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-05

Original Articles

Closed-System Technique for Implantation of Iris-Supported Negative-Power Intraocular Lens

Jorg H Krumeich, MD; Jan Daniel, MD; Robert Gast, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):334-430 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-06

New Instruments

Excimer Laser Calibration System

John D Gottsch, MD; Erik V Rencs; James L Cambier, PhD; Deborah Hall; Dimitri T Azar, MD; Walter J Stark, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):401-411 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-15

Brief Report

Photorefractive Keratectomy and Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia Between 6.00 and 10.00 Diopters

Sherif A Helmy, MD; Ayman Salah, MD; Tarek T Badawy, MD; Ahmed N Sidky, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):417-421 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-17

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia With a 6-mm Beam Diameter

Shetal I Shah; Peter S Hersh, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):341-430 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-07

Comparison of Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing After Photorefractive and Lamellar Keratectomy

James J Reidy, MD; Mark S Jacobson, MD; Hilary W Thompson, PhD; Roger W Beuerman, PhD; David H Leach, MD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):352-431 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-09

Control of Pain After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Seema Verma, FRCOphth; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):358-431 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-10

Assessment of Subjective Pain Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

Catherine A McCarty, PhD, MPH; Sinéad K M Garrett, BSc Appl; Geoffrey F Aldred, BBus; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):365-431 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-11

Inflammatory Cells, Refractive Regression, and Haze After Excimer Laser PRK

Susana Ramirez-Florez, MD; David M Maurice, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):370-431 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-12

Pilocarpine in the Management of Overcorrection After Radial Keratotomy

Eduardo Laranjeira, MD; Kurt A Buzard, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):382-431 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-13

Acute Tissue Deformation of the Human Cornea After Radial Keratotomy

Jesper Ø Hjortdal, MD, PhD; Niels Ehlers, MD, DrMedSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):391-432 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-14

Quantitative Measurement of Corneal Haze After Myopic PRK

Shou-Sung Chang, MSc; David M Maurice, PhD; Susana Ramirez-Florez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(3):412-416 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960301-16

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