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

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Past Issue
  • August 1997
  • Volume 13 · Issue 5
Articles - Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia of -1 to -3.50 Diopters

W A Pirzada, FRCS, FRCOphth; Hassan Kalaawry, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S425-S426

Articles - Photorefractive Keratectomy

Patient Satisfaction after Photorefractive Keratectomy for Low Myopia Using the Visual Analogue Scale

Abel A Rushood, MD; Hala M Nassim, MD; T Azeemuddin, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S438-S440


Proceedings vs. Peer Review

George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth; Susanne Gardner Waring, D Pharm

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S424

Use of Bandage Contact Lenses after Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Miguel Montes, MD; Arturo S Chayet, MD; Alberto Castellanos, MD; Nora Robledo, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S430-S431

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Nagi Waked, MD; Ghassan Ojeimi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S432-S433

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia: New Software

Arturo S Chayet, MD; Kerry K Assil, MD; Miguel Montes, MD; Alberto Castellanos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S434-S435

First Year Experience with Laser in situ Keratomileusis

John C Hill, FRCS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S436-S437

Photorefractive Keratectomy in 621 Myopic Eyes

Sami Al-Rabiah, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S441-S444

Seasonal Variations in Refractive Results following Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Anupam Chatterjee, FRCSE; Sunil Shah, FRCSE, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S447-S449

Double Clear Zone Photorefractive Keratectomy to Correct Compound Myopic Astigmatism

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Paola Radice, MD; Marco Azzolini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S450

Epithelial Cell Adhesion and Haze after Photorefractive Keratectomy

Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Lilian Fisher, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S451

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia and Photoastigmatic Keratectomy for Astigmatism

Yuichi Ohashi, MD; Keizo Takahashi, MD; Hidaki Yorii, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S452-S453

Effects of Topical Corticosteroids after Photorefractive Keratectomy

Anupam Chatterjee, FRCS, FRCOphth; Sunil Shah, FRCS, FRCOphth; Gavin Galway, B App Sc-Optom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S454-S455

Effect of Topical Tranilast and Corticosteroids on Subepithelial Haze after Photorefractive Keratectomy in Rabbits

Hiroyuki Furukawa, MD; Kiyoo Nakayasu, MD; Toshiko Gotoh, MD; Yasuo Watanabe; Toshiyuki Takano, MD; Takashi Ishikawa, MD; Atsushi Kanai, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S457-S458

Eye Dominance in Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Adnan A Hashim, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S461-S462

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