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
  • May 1997
  • Volume 13 · Issue 3
News

Impact!

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):211-212 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-03

Editorials
Free

Quality of Vision and Freedom from Optical Correction after Refractive Surgery

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):213-215 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-04

Free
Original Articles

Posterior Chamber Silicone Phakic Intraocular Lens

António Marinho, MD, PhD; Manuel C Neves, MD; Maria C Pinto, MD; Fernando Vaz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):219-222 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-06

Original Article with Comments and Response

Surgical Correction of High Myopia in Phakic Eyes with Worst-Fechner Myopia Intraocular Lenses

Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD; Miguel A Zato, MD; José MD Bueno

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):268-284 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-13

Barraquer Lecture
Special Article

Refractive Surgery, Optical Aberrations, and Visual Performance

Raymond A Applegate, OD, PhD; Howard C Howland, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):295-299 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-16

Opinion

20/20-HOW CLOSE MUST WE GET?

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):300-301 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-17

New Idea

Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy for the Correction of Keratoconus

Massimo Lombardi, MD; Marco Abbondanza, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):302-307 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-18

Brief Reports

Increased Corneal Scarring after Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

Mohammed Alaa, MD, FRCS; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Amin Malaty, MD; Hans Grossniklaus, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):308-310 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-19

Age-related Refractive Shifts in Simple Myopia

Azhar Nizam, MS; Karen L Ellingsen, BS; Bruce A Ellingsen, MD; Michael J Lynn, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):223-228 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-07

Prevalence of Myopia in Adults: Implications for Refractive Surgeons

Catherine A McCarty, PhD, MPH; Patricia M Livingston, PhD; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):229-234 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-08

Corneal Ablation Profilometry and Steep Central Islands

John K Shimmick, MS; William B Telfair, PhD; Charles R Munnerlyn, PhD; Jimmy D Bartlett, OD; Stephen L Trokel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):235-245 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-09

Corneal Optical Aberrations Induced by Photorefractive Keratectomy

Katherine M Oliver, MCOptom, BSc(Hons); Richard P Hemenger, OD, PhD; Melanie C Corbett, BSc, FRCS; Seema Verma, FRCOphth; John Marshall, PhD; Alan Tomlinson, FCOptom, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):246-254 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-10

Improved Technique of Circular Keratotomy for the Correction of Corneal Astigmatism

Jorg H Krumeich, MD; A Knülle, PhD; J Daniel, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):255-262 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-11

Comparison of Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing after Photorefractive Keratectomy in the Rabbit with Two Types of Excimer Lasers

Heléne Hamberg-Nyström, MD; G-B van Setten, MD, PhD; Per Fagerholm, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):263-267 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-12

Topical Diclofenac Sodium after Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Werner Förster, MD; Imola Ratkay, MD; Ronald Krueger, MD; Holger Busse, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):311-313 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-20

Nocardial Keratitis after Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD; Hani F Sakla, MD; Alfredo Zorraquino, PhD; José L Abad, PhD; Jaime Esteban, MD; Jorge L Alió, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(3):314-317 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970501-21

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