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
  • November 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Adjustability of Refractive Effect for Corneal Ring Segments

Penny A Asbell, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Ömür Ö Uçakhan, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):627-631

Brief Reports
Special Section: Ocular Biomechanics

Ocular Biomechanics

L Stephen Kwok, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):691


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):620

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy of the Iris-claw Phakic Intraocular Lens for High Myopia

Mihai Pop, MD; Magdi Mansour, MD, MSc; Yves Payette, MSc

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):632-635

Wound Healing Following Anterior Keratectomy and Lamellar Keratoplasty in the Pig

Andrew J Sweatt, PhD; Jerry G Ford, MD; Richard M Davis, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):636-647

Two-year Follow-up of Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Salomon Esquenazi, MD; Alberto Mendoza, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):648-652

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopic Astigmatism

Khaled M Rashad, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):653-660

Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Ketorolac After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Rajesh K Rajpal, MD; Benjamin B Cooperman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):661-667

Short-term Oxidative Status of Lens and Aqueous Humor After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy

Claude J Giasson, OD, PhD; Gilles Bleau, PhD; Isabelle Brunette, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):673-678

Overcorrected Radial Keratotomy Treated With Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens and Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Andrew M Fink, FRCOphth; Christa Gore, MSc, MCOptom; Emanuel S Rosen, MD, FRCSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):683-686

Folds and Striae in Laser in situ Keratomileusis Flaps

Emmett F Carpel, MD; Keith H Carlson, MD; Susan Shannon, COMT

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):687-690

Polarized Light Propagation in Corneal Lamellae

Richard A Farrell, PhD; James F Wharam, BS; Daniel Kim, MS; Russell L McCally, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):700-705

Small-angle Light Scattering and Birefringence Properties of Chick Cornea

Russell L McCally, PhD; Richard A Farrell, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):706-710

Techniques for Stiffening the Cornea

Eberhard Spoerl, PhD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):711-713

Spectral Analysis of Viscoelasticity of the Human Lens

Fritz Soergel, PhD; Carsten Meyer, MD; Gabriele Eckert, PhD; Bernd Abele, MSc; Wolfgang Pechhold, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(6):714-716

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