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
  • September 1998
  • Volume 14 · Issue 5
Letter to the Editor

Options for Refractive Surgery in 1998

Louis E Probst, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):491-493 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-03

Editorial
Free

Could Apoptosis Change the Way We DO PRK?

Ronald R Krueger, MD, MSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):494-496 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-05

Original Articles

Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Imaging of Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens

Fernando Trindade, MD; Frederico Pereira, MD; Sebastião Cronemberger, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):497-503 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-06

Barraquer Lecture 1997
Special Article

The Call of the Sirens: Ethically Navigating the Sea of Nonvalidated Therapies

Michael R Grimmett, MD, FACP, FACS; Daniel P Sulmasy, OFM, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):559-566 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-15

Brief Reports

Evaluation of Pentoxifylline in the Prevention of Haze after Photorefractive Keratectomy in the Rabbit

Claudia M Francesconi, MD; Juan Carlos Abad, MD; Jonathan E Lim, MD; Jonathan H Talamo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):567-570 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-16

Calendar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):493 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-04

Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia Using an Erodible Disc and Axicon Lens: 2-Year Results

Francesco Carones, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD; Alessandro Morico, MD; Luca Vigo, MD; Elisabetta Venturi, MD; Pier Giorgio Gobbi, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):504-511 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-07

Excimer Laser Lamellar Keratoplasty of Augmented Thickness for Keratoconus

Lucio Buratto, MD; Sergio Belloni, MD; Renato Valeri, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):517-525 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-09

In Vitro Effects of Mitomycin-C on Human Keratocytes

H Mehrdad Sadeghi, MD; Berthold Seitz, MD; Seiji Hayashi, MD; Laurie LaBree, MS; Peter J McDonnell, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):534-540 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-11

Lamellar Refractive Surgery with Scanned Intrastromal Picosecond and Femtosecond Laser Pulses in Animal Eyes

Ron M Kurtz, MD; Christopher Horvath, PhD; Hsiao-Hua Liu, MS; Ronald R Krueger, MD; Tibor Juhasz, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):541-548 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-12

Central Focal Interface Opacity After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Graham E Fraenkel, MB, BS; Peter R Cohen, MB, BS, FRACS, FRACO; Gerard L Sutton, MB, BS, FRACS, FRACO; Michael A Lawless, MB, BS, FRACS, FRACO; Christopher M Rogers, MB, BS, FRACS, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1998;14(5):571-576 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19980901-17

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