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
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
  • July 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 4
News

ISRS Middle East Office Opens in Cairo

Jeffrey B Robin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):385 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-03

Original Articles

Refractive versus Corneal Changes After Photorefracive Keratectomy for Astigmatism

Noel A Alpins, FRACO, FRCOphth, FACS; Geoffrey C Tabin, MA, MD; Lorraine M Adams, Dip App Sci Orth, DOBA; Geoffrey F Aldred, BBus; David G Kent, FRACO, FRACS; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO, FRACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):386-396 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-04

Original Article

A Quantitative Corneal Topography Index for Detection of Keratoconus

Mohammad H Dastjerdi, MD; Hassan Hashemi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):427-436 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-09

Brief Reports

Stability of Astigmatism Over 3 Years After Corneal Stretch Incision

Kei Müller-Jensen, MD; Andreas Buchholz, MD; Björn BarIinn, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):455-459 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-12

New Concept

Normalized Contrast Sensitivity Values

Brian S Boxer Wachler, MD; Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):463-466 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-14

New Technique

The Picosecond Laser for Nonmechanical Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE; Tibor Juhasz, PhD; Antonio Gualano, MD; Vincenzo Marchi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):467-469 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-15

Book Review

Surgery for Hyperopia and Presbyopia

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):473-474 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-17

Corneal Aberrations and Visual Performance After Radial Keratotomy

Raymond A Applegate, OD, PhD; Howard C Howland, PhD; Richard P Sharp, OD; Andrew J Cottingham, MD; Richard W Yee, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):397-407 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-05

Purse-string Sutures for Hyperopia Following Radial Keratotomy

Richard E Damiano, MD, FACS; S Lance Forstot, MD, FACS; Cari J Frank; Wesley B Kasen

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):408-413 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-06

Comparison of Videokeratoscope and Autokeratometer Measurements on Ellipsoid Surfaces and Human Corneas

Shahina Pardhan, PhD, MBCO; William A Douthwaite, PhD, MSc, FBCO, DCLP

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):414-419 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-07

Comparison of Keratometry and Videokeratography After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Constantinos H Karabatsas, MD, DMed, MRCOphth, EBOD, FRCS; Stuart D Cook, PhD, FRCOphth; Kate Powell, Bsc, MBOptom; John M Sparrow, DPhiI, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):420-426 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-08

Results of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Low, Moderate, and High Myopia

Tiina H Tuunanen, MD; Timo T Tervo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):437-446 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-10

Tenascin and Cytokines in Tear Fluid After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Minna H Vesaluoma, MD, PhD; Timo T Tervo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):447-454 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-11

Factors Affecting Corneal Strip Stroma-to-Stroma Adhesion

Edward P Perez, MD, PhD; Blanca Viramontes, MD; Paulo Schor, MD; David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):460-462 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-13

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(4):474 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980701-18

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