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

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

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
  • September 1996
  • Volume 12 · Issue 6
Letters to the Editor

Main Causes of Reduced Intraocular Pressure after Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy/RESPONSE

Sudi Patel, PhD, FCOptom; Ioannis M Aslanides, MD; Isaak Schipper, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):673-674 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-04

Corneal Endothelium after PRK and LASIK

Joseph Colin, MD; Béatrice Cochener, MD; Gwenaelle Le Floch, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):674 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-05

News
Original Articles

Corneal Wound Healing and Nerve Morphology after Excimer Laser In Situ Keratomileusis in Human Eyes

Terho Latvala, MD; Carmen Barraquer-Coll, MD; Kaarina Tervo, MD; Timo Tervo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):677-733 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-08

Brief Reports

Hot Needle Thermal Keratoplasty to Correct Naturally Occurring Hyperopic Astigmatism

Dominique Y Charpentier, MD; Franck Bertel, MD; Michel Duplessix, MD; Joseph Colin, MD; Philippe Denis, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):705-708 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-13

Surgical Techniques

Management and Treatment of Central Steep Islands after Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Alfredo Castillo, MD, PhD; Francisco Romero, MD; Jose A Martin-Valverde, MD; David Diaz-Valle, MD, PhD; Nicolas Toledano, MD; Octavio Sayagues, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):715-720 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-15

Corrections

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):676 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-07

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopic and Mixed Astigmatism

Dieter G J Dausch, MD; Robert J Klein, MD; Eckhard Schröder; Stephan Niemczyk

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):684-734 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-09

Four Techniques for Retreatment After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Guido Bianco, MD; Emilio Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):693-734 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-10

Inferior Steepening is Associated with Thinning of the Inferotemporal Cornea

Joseph Colin, MD; Yves Sale, MD; Florence Malet, MD; Beatrice Cochener, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):697-734 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-11

Variability in Corneal Thickness Before, During, and After Radial Keratotomy

Mark A Terry, MD; Paula J Ousley, MT(ASCP)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):700-735 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-12

Posterior Polymorphous Dystrophy Associated with Astigmatism and Amblyopia in Children

Patrick A DeRespinis, MD; Richard A Norden, MD; Lauren C Rispoli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):709-714 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-14

Picosecond Laser In Situ Keratomileusis with a 1053-nm Nd:YLF Laser

Mitsutoshi Ito, MD; Andrew J Quantock, PhD; Sameena Malhan, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1996;12(6):721-728 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19960901-16

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