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

ISRS

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • May 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 3
Letters to the Editor

Refractive Surgery: Are There Any Limits?

Dimitrios S Siganos, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):270 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-04

Editorials: Phakic IOLs
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Corneal or Lens Refractive Surgery?

Tobias Neuhann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):272-273 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-06

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Are the Sirens Singing Again?

Charles Kelman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):273-274 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-07

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Into Thin Air with Phakic Intraocular Lenses?

Scott MacRae, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):276-277 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-09

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Comparison of Refractive Corneal Surgery and Phakic IOLs

George O Waring, III, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):277-279 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-10

Editorial: Waterjet Technology
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Surf's Up Catch a Wave with the Waterjet

Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):280-281 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-11

Original Articles

Angle-fixated Anterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens for Myopia of -7 to -19 Diopters

George Baikoff, MD; Jean L Arne, MD; Yves Bokobza, MD; Joseph Colin, MD; Jean L George, MD; Francoise Lagoutte, MD; Pierre Lesure, MD; Michel Montard, MD; Jean J Saragoussi, MD; Patrick Secheyron, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):282-293 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-12

New Instruments

Principles and Microscopic Confirmation of Surface Quality of Two New Waterjet-based Microkeratomes

Eugene Gordon, PhD; Barbara Parolini, MD; Marc Abelson, MD, CM, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):338-345 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-19

Brief Report

Mycobacterium Chelonae Keratitis Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Victor Reviglio, MD; Mabel L Rodriguez, MD; Gabriela S Picotti, MD; Martin Paradello, MD; José D Luna, MD; Claudio P Juárez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):357-360 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-21

Book Reviews

Refractive Surgery

Antonio Vinals, MD; David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):367-368 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-23

Corneal Physiology and Disposable Contact Lenses

Clifford Scott, OD, MPH

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):368-369 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-24

Product News

Calender

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):267 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-03

Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens for Myopia of -8 to -19 Diopters

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):294-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-13

Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens for Hyperopia of +4 to +11 Diopters

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):306-311 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-14

Iatrogenic Keratectasia after Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Theo Seiler, MD, PHD; Konstantina Koufala, MD; Gernot Richter, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):312-317 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-15

Five and Three Year Follow-up of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia of -1 to - 6 Diopters

Camille S Matta, MD; Larry W Piebenga, MD; Michael R Deitz, MD; Joseph Tauber, MD; Lynne P Garner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):318-324 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-16

Unilateral Refractive Keratotomy for Anisometropia

Ahmet Maden, MD; Esin F Erkin, MD; Ferit H Oner, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):325-330 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-17

Measurement of Radial Keratotomy Clear Zone Diameters

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):331-337 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-18

Hydroepithelial Keratectomy in Rabbits with a Waterjet-based Instrument

Barbara Parolini, MD; Parid Turdiu; Marc Abelson, MD, CM, FRCS; Marco Zarbin, MD, PhD FACS; Eugene Gordon, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(3):346-356 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980501-20

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