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

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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
  • November 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Experimental Circular Keratotomy for Correction of Corneal Astigmatism

Robert H Wijdh, MD; Gabriël van Rij, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):594-596 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-04

Brief Reports

Refractive Results of Radial Keratotomy After 10 Years

Dominique Y Charpentier, MD; Philippe Garcia, MD; Franck Grunewald, MD; Dominique Brousse, MD; Michel Duplessix, MD; Thierry David, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):646-648 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-13

New Technique

Corneal Hydration Monitored by Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD; Harilaos S Ginis; Georgios A Kounis; Demetrios Anglos, PhD; Theodore G Papazoglou, PhD; Leonidas P Naoumidis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):655-660 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-16

Consultations
Letters to the Editor

Waterjet Microkeratome-To Set the Record Straight

I Lipshitz, MD; Rafi Bass, BSc; Eugene Gordon, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):667-669 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-19

Herpes Simplex Keratitis After LASIK

Jonathan M Davidorf, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):667 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-18

Book Review
Product News

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):592 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-03

Scleral Fixation for a Phakic Anterior Chamber Disc Intraocular Lens

Riccardo Maggi, MD; Carlo Maggi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):597-601 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-05

Corneal Wound Healing After Laser in situ Keratomileusis in Rabbits

Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD; Tuuli U Linna, MD; Kaarina M Tervo, MD; Hani F Sakla, MD; Jorge L Alió Y Sanz, MD; Timo M Tervo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):602-609 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-06

Astigmatism Outcomes Following Spherical Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Nael A Al-Abdulla, BSc; Nada S Jabbur, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):610-614 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-07

Photorefractive Keratectomy for -1.25 to -25.00 Diopters of Myopia

Juhani Pietilä, MD; Petri Mäkinen, MD; Seppo Pajari, MD; Hannu Uusitalo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):615-622 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-08

Radial Keratotomy Clear Zone Diameter Errors

Michael R Grimmett, MD, FACP, FACS; Gregory S H Ogawa, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):623-630 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-09

Microbiological Examination of Bandage Soft Contact Lenses Used in Laser Refractive Surgery

Efstathios T Detorakis, MD; Dimitrios S Siganos, MD; Vasilios M Houlakis, MD; Vasilios P Kozobolis, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):631-635 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-10

The Shape of Bowman's Layer in the Human Cornea

Sudi Patel, PhD; Daniel Z Reinstein, MD, MA (Cantab); R H Silverman, PhD; MD Coleman

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):636-640 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-11

Evaluation of Increased Aqueous Outflow After Radial Keratotomy in Enucleated Bovine Eyes

Edward P Perez, BS; Seth Weinreb, BA; Ernesto Blanco, PE; David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):641-645 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-12

Photorefractive Keratectomy in Eyes with Congenital Nystagmus

Dimitrios S Siganos, MD; Kyriaki A Evangelatou, MD; Theokliti G Papadaki, MD; Vikentia J Katsanevaki, MD; Athanassios I Dagos, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):649-652 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-14

Laser in situ Keratomileusis Interface Deposits

Lawrence W Hirst, MD; Kevin W Vandeleur, Jr, MBBS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(6):653-654 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19981101-15

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