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
  • January 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Treatment of Hyperopia with Contact Ho:YAG Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Catharina A Eggink, MD; Yavuz Bardak, MD; Marinus H M Cuypers; August F Deutman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):16-22

Brief Reports
New Technique
History of Refractive Surgery
Letter to the Editor

Topography Following Keratoplasty in Cats Is Not Representative of That in Humans

Fred A G J Eggink, OD; Gerrit R J Melles, MD, PhD; Frank J R Rietveld; W Houdijn Beekhuis, MD; Perry S Binder, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):74-75

Book Reviews


David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):76-77

Book Review

The Cornea, second edition

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):77

Product News

Repeatability and Validity of Astigmatism Measurements

Jeffrey J Walline, OD, MS; Kelly A Kinney, OD, MS; Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD; Donald O Mutti, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):23-31

Videokeratography, Keratometry, and Refraction After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Vincent M Borderie, MD, PhD; Olivier Touzeau, MD; Laurent Laroche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):32-37

Loss and Recovery of Corneal Sensitivity Following Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Paul J Murphy, PhD, MCOptom; Melanie C Corbett, MD, FRCS; David P S FRCS, MD; Seema Verma, FRCOphth; Sudi Patel, PhD, FCOptom; John Marshall, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):38-45

Changes in Corneal Topography After Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia

Nigel H Barker, FRCOphth; Terry A Couper, Dip App Sc (Orth); Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):46-52

Refractive Keratotomy After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Amir H Kolahdouz-Isfahani, MD; Francis M Wu, MD; James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):53-57

Sterile Peripheral Keratitis Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Weldon W Haw, MD; Edward E Manche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):61-63

Ruptured Globe 10 Years After Radial Keratotomy

Anita Panda, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD; Abhiyan Kumar

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(1):64-65

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