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

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
  • March 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 2
Original Articles
New Concept
New Instrument

Continuous Non-contact Corneal Pachymetry with a High Speed Reflectometer

Matthias Böhnke, MD, PhD; Philippe Chavanne, MS; Ronald Gianotti, BS; René Paul Salathé, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):140-146

Brief Reports
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Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):94

Clear Lensectomy and Intraocular Lens Implantation for Hyperopia from +7 to +14 Diopters

Dimitrios S Siganos, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):105-113

Results and Complications of Laser in situ Keratomileusis by Experienced Surgeons

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):114-122

Multiple Photorefractive Keratectomy Retreatments for Myopia

Hugo Higa, MD; Terry Couper, Dip App Sc (Orth; David I M Robinson, FRACO; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):123-128

Treatment of Corneal Dystrophies with Phototherapeutic Keratectomy

Mats J F Örndahl, MD; Per P Fagerholm, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):129-135

Effects of Gamma-interferon on Keratocyte-induced Collagen Gel Contraction and Keratocyte Proliferation

Alireza Pakkar, MD; Roya Rofougaran, MD; Ken Lu, MD; Won R Wee, MD; Amir K Isfahani, MD; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):152-155

Corneal Interface Abscess after Excimer Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Cengiz Aras, MD; Aki Özdamar, MD; Halil Bahçecioglu, MD; Bozkurt Sener, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(2):156-157

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