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
  • August 1997
  • Volume 13 · Issue 5
Editorials
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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-05

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-11

Free

Proceedings vs. Peer Review

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S424 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-04

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-07

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Nagi Waked, MD; Ghassan Ojeimi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S432-S433 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-08

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-09

First Year Experience with Laser in situ Keratomileusis

John C Hill, FRCS, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S436-S437 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-10

Photorefractive Keratectomy in 621 Myopic Eyes

Sami Al-Rabiah, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S441-S444 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-12

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-14

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-15

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-16

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-17

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-18

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 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-20

Eye Dominance in Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Adnan A Hashim, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1997;13(5):S461-S462 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19970801-22

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