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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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
  • May 1996
  • Volume 12 · Issue 4
News

Laser Center Companies Develop US Market

Michael Moretti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):451-453 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-03

Letters to the Editor

The Problem of Undercorrection After Laser In Situ Keratomileusis: An Explanation

Gernot I W Duncker, MD; Marita Amm, MD; Eckard Schröder, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):454 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-04

Optical Modeling of the Intrastromal Corneal Ring/Response

Thomas Silvestrini; Sude Patel, PhD, FBCO; J Marshall, PhD; F W Fitzke, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):456-458 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-07

Original Articles

Mechanical Stability of the Cornea After Radial Keratotomy and Photorefractive Keratectomy

Jesper Ø Hjortdal, MD, PhD; Andreas Böhm, MD; Markus Kohlhaas, MD; Hanne Olsen, MD; Ralph Lerche, MD; Niels Ehlers, DrMedSci; Jörg Draeger, DrMed

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):459-536 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-09

Brief Reports

Influence of Pregnancy and Labor on Outcome of Photorefractive Keratectomy

Limor Hefetz, MD; Alexander Gershevich, MD; David Haviv, MD; David Krakowski, MD; Moshe Eshkoly, MD; Pinhas Nemet, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):511-512 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-15

New Technique

Preliminary Evaluation of a Hydrogel Core-and-Skirt Keratoprosthesis in the Rabbit Cornea

Geoffrey J Crawford, MD; Traian V Chirila, PhD; Sarojini Vijayasekaran; Paul D Dalton; Ian J Constable, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):525-529 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-19

The Effect of Various Methods of Eye Immobilization on Corneal Topography

Neal A Sher, MD; Bradley A Fundingsland; Andrew Bergin; Thomas Burba; Simon Forber; Janet DeMarchi

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):467-537 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-10

Assessment of Ablation Zone Centration After Photorefractive Keratectomy Using a Vector Center of Mass Formula

Dante Almendral, MD; Stephen G Waller, MD; Jonathan H Talamo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):483-537 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-12

Photodocumentation of Corneal Scarring

Joseph T Barr, OD, MS; Mae O Gordon, PhD; Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD; Kelly Pellican, OD, MS; Timothy B Edrington, OD, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):492-537 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-13

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Compound Myopic Astigmatism With an Eye Cup Erodible Mask Delivery System

Rosario Brancato, MD; Francesco Carones, MD; Elisabetta Venturi, MD; Alessandro Morico, MD; Pier Giorgio Gobbi, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):501-538 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-14

Epithelial Inclusion Cysts Following Epikeratoplasty

Ali A Al-Rajhi, MD, FRCS; Soliman A Al-Kharashi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):516-519 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-17

Transient Central Corneal Steepening After Radial Keratotomy

Kurt A Suzard, MD, FACS; Bradley R Fundingsland; Miles Friedlander, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):520-524 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-18

Abstracts With Comments

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(4):530-532 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960501-20

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