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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • January 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 1
Letter to the Editor

Source of Excimer Laser Plume Photographs Acknowledged

Alfred Vogel, PhD; Ronald R Krueger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):18

Original Articles

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia from -5.50 to -11.50 Diopters with Astigmatism

Roberto Zaldivar, MD; Jonathan M Davidorf, MD; Susana Oscherow, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):19-25

Brief Report

Peripheral Melt of Flap after Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Alfredo Castillo, MD, PhD; David Diaz-Valle, MD, PhD; Angel R Gutierrez, MD, PhD; Nicolás Toledano, MD, PhD; Francisco Romero, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):61-63

New Technique

Therapeutic Alloplastic Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia

Arturo Maldonado-Bas, MD; Ruben Pulido-Garcia, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):64-69

Product News

Laser in situ Keratomileusis to Correct Hyperopia from +4.25 to +8.00 Diopters

Sinan Göker, MD; Hamdi Er, MD; Cezmi Kahvecioglu, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):26-30

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Presbyopia: 24-month Follow-up in Three Eyes

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Guido Maria Nizzola, MD; Giorgio Bailo, MD; Francesco Nizzola, MD; Andrea Ascari, MD; Daniel Epstein, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):31-37

Removal of Corneal Epithelium with Phototherapeutic Technique during Multizone, Multipass Photorefractive Keratectomy

Donald G Johnson, MD, FRCSC; Guy M Kezirian, MD, FACS; Stan P George, MD, FRCSC; J Charles Casebeer, MD; Jan Ashton, BA, COA

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):38-48

Long-term Effects of Radial Keratotomy on the Corneal Endothelium

Scott M MacRae, MD; Larry F Rich, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):49-52

Assessment of Corneal Wound Healing by Interactive Topography

Kurt A Buzard, MD, FACS; Bradley R Fundingsland, BS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):53-60


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(1):75

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