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
  • July 1996
  • Volume 12 · Issue 5
Letters to the Editor

Excimer Laser System Failure

Timo Tervo, MD, PhD; Tiina Tuunanen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):566 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-05

Vision-Threatening Stromal Folds After Myopic Keratomileusis

Paulo Schor, MD; Norma Alleman, MD; Wallace Chamon, MD; Mauro Campos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):567-568 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-06

News
Medical-Legal
Original Articles

Laser In Situ Keratomileusis to Correct Myopia of -6.00 to -29.00 Diopters

Michael C Knorz, MD; Andreas Liermann, MD; Volker Seiberth, MD; Holger Steiner, MD; Bettina Wiesinger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):575-655 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-09

Original Article with Comments and Response

Hexagonal Keratotomy-Should We Still Be Trying?

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):613-656 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-14

Lans Lecture
Opinions
Brief Report

Bacterial Keratitis After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Ashraf Amayem, MD, FRCS; Ahmed Tawfik Ali, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Osama Ibrahim, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):642-644 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-19

Consultations

Comparison of Intersecting Trapezoidal Keratotomy and Arcuate Transverse Keratotomy in the Correction of High Astigmatism

Miguel A Harto, MD; Miguel J Maldonado, MD; Angel L Cisneros, MD; Vicente T Perez-Torregrosa, MD; José L Menezo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):585-655 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-10

Measurement of Irregular Astigmatism Using Semimeridian Data from Videokeratographs

Vincent M Borderie, MD; Laurent Laroche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):595-655 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-11

Failure of Mechanical Epithelial Removal to Reverse Persistent Hyperopia After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Charline A Gauthier, PhD; Per Fagerholm, MD, PhD; Daniel Epstein, MD, PhD; Brien A Holden, PhD; Bjorn Tengroth, MD, PhD; Helene Hamberg-Nystrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):601-656 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-12

Ultrastructure of Picosecond Laser Intrastromal Photodisruption

Ronald R Krueger, MD; Andrew J Quantock, PhD; Tibor Juhasz, PhD; Mitsutoshi Ito, MD; Kerry K Assil, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):607-656 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-13

Histologic Changes and Wound Healing Response Following 10-Pulse Noncontact Holmium:YAG Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Douglas D Koch, MD; Thomas Kohnen, MD; Janet A Anderson, PhD; Perry S Binder, MD; Max N Moore, BSc; Richard F Menefee, AAS; Giuseppe L Valderamma, PhD; Michael J Berry, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):623-656 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-16

Evolving Coverage in Reporting Refractive Surgery in the Popular Press

Shetal Shah; Peter S Hersh, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(5):638-641 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960701-18

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