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
  • January 1997
  • Volume 13 · Issue 1
Letters to the Editor

Refractive Regression after Photorefractive Keratectomy

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):11 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-03

Letters to the Editors

Variation in Corneal Thickness

J Charles Casebeer, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):12 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-05

Original Articles

Correction of Hyperopia Induced by Photorefractive Keratectomy Using Non-contact Ho:YAG Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Mahmoud M Ismail, MD; Alberto Artola, MD; J J Pérez Santonja, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):13-97 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-06

New Techniques

Coralline Hydroxyapatite Keratoprosthesis in Rabbits

Carlos R León, MD; José I Barraquer, Jr, MD; José I Barraquer, Sn, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):74-78 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-16

Product News

Correction of Hyperopia with Non-contact Ho:YAG Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Mahmoud M Ismail, MD; J Luis Sanchéz Pego, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):17-97 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-07

Influence of Patient Age on Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Daniella Levanon, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Ayala Ben-Sirah, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):23-97 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-08

Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for Astigmatism and Myopia after Penetrating Keratoplasty

Eduardo Arenas, MD, FACS; Antonio Maglione, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):27-98 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-09

Effect of Refractive Surgery Experience on Outcomes after Photorefractive Keratectomy

Paul J Dougherty, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD; David R Hardten, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):33-98 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-10

Screening for Psychiatric Distress and Low Self-esteem in Patients Presenting for Excimer Laser Surgery for Myopia

Brian Kidd, MRCPsych; Cameron Stark, MRCPsych; Charles N J McGhee, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):40-98 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-11

Long-term Follow-up of Pediatric Epikeratophakia

Risto J Uusitalo, MD; Hannu M Uusitalo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):45-99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-12

Effect of Variations in Surgical Technique and Patient Management on Outcomes of Photorefractive Keratectomy

Catherine A McCarty, PhD, MPH; G F Aldred, BBus; H R Taylor, MD, FRACO, FRACS; T Couper, DipAppSc(Orthoptics)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):55-99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-13

Ultrastructural and Immunohistochemical Findings after Linear Excimer Laser Keratectomy

Martin Winter, MD; Stephan Behrendt, MD; Perry S Binder, MD; Gernot I W Duncker, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):60-99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-14

Clinical Effect of Blowing Nitrogen Gas across the Cornea during Photorefractive Keratectomy

Motozumi Itoi, MD, PhD; Robert Ryan, OD; Michael Depaolis, OD; James V Aquavella, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):69-99 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-15

Treatment of Halos after Photorefractive Keratectomy

Gilles Lafond, MD, FRCS(C)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):83-88 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-18

Calibration of Trephine Blade Depth

Paulo Schor, MD; Eduardo Rocha, MD; Devinder P Cheema, MD; David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):89-90 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-19

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(1):91 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970101-20

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