Journal of Refractive Surgery


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


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
  • March 1997
  • Volume 13 · Issue 2
Letters to the Editor

Hexagonal Keratotomy

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD; Peter Wyzinski, DSc, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):128

Original Articles

Patient Satisfaction after 5.0-mm Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Ayala Ben-Sira, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Daniela Levanon, MD; Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):129-134

Review Article
Surgical Technique

Sutureless Homoplastic Lamellar Keratoplasty

Brad S Elkins, MD; J Charles Casebeer, MD; Guy M Kezirian, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):185-187

Book Review

The Excimer-Fundamentals and Clinical Use

Jerome S Sarmiento, MD; David R Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):188

Product News

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy of Baikoff Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lenses

Michel Puech, MD; Jean-Jacques Saragoussi, MD; Michaël Assouline, MD; Olivier Berges, MD; Gilles Renard, MD; Yves J M Pouliquen, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):135-141

Comparison of Two Microkeratome Systems

Perry S Binder, MD; Max Moore, BA; Robert W Lambert, PhD; Debra McCoy Seagrist

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):142-153

Effect of Diclofenac on Prostaglandin Liberation in the Rabbit after Photorefractive Keratectomy

S Tomas-Barberan, MD; L Törngren, BSc; K Lundberg, BSc; P Fagerholm, MD, PhD; W Rolfsen, Prof

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):154-157

Effects of Topical Ketorolac and Diclofenac on Normal Corneal Sensation

Ran Sun, MD; Howard V Gimbel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):158-161

Photoastigmatic Refractive Keratectomy for Compound Myopic Astigmatism with a Nidek Laser

Michael J Goggin, FRCSI; Paul F Kenna, FRCSI; Frank L Lavery, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):162-166

Organization of Collagen in the Lyophilized Cornea

Andrew J Quantock, PhD; Steven M Verity, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):167-170


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(2):189

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