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:

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2018 Impact Factor 3.000

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Past Issue
  • March Supplement 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 2
Editorial
Original Articles-Astigmatism

Photorefractive Keratectomy to Correct Myopic or Hyperopic Astigmatism With a Cross-cylinder Ablation

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Maurizio Sborgia, MD; Dan Epstein, MD, PhD; Marco Azzolini, MD; Scott MacRae, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S183-S185 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-04

Original Articles-Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Laser in situ Keratomileusis Nomogram Development

Klaus Ditzen, MD; Alice Handzel, MD; Stefan Pieger, Dipl Ing

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S197-S201 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-09

Original Articles-Hyperopia

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Danièle S Aron Rosa, MD; Jean Luc Febbraro, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S212-S215 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-12

Original Articles-LASIK and Surface Procedures
New Techniques

Effect of Carmellose-based Artificial Tears on the Ocular Surface in Eyes After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Lee M Lenton, MBBS, FRACO, FRACS; Julie M Albietz, BAppSci

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S227-S231 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-17

New Technology

Customized and Low Spherical Aberration Corneal Ablation Design

Scott MacRae, MD; James Schwiegerling, PhD; Robert W Snyder, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S246-S248 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-23

Algorithm to Correct Hyperopic Astigmatism with the Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser

Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Dan Epstein, MD, PhD; Marco Azzolini, MD; Paola Radice, MD; Maurizio Sborgia, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S186-S187 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-05

Effect of an Elliptical Optical Zone on Outcome of Photoastigmatic Refractive Keratectomy

Sunil Shah, FRCSE, FRCOphth; Ronald J Smith, MD; Stefan Pieger, Dipl Ing; Anupam Chatterjee, FRCSE

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S188-S191 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-06

Correction of Asymmetric Myopic Astigmatism With Laser in situ Keratomileusis

V Cheloudtchenko, PhD; V Kourenkov, MD; T Fadeikina, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S192-S194 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-07

Correction of Astigmatism Using Positive and Negative Cylinder Programs with the Nidek EC-5000 Excimer Laser

Rafael Molina, MD; Remberto Monasterio, MD; Eduardo Soliz; Jorge Foianini, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S195-S196 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-08

Bilateral Simultaneous Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Roberto Zaldivar, MD; Susana Oscherow, MD; Giselle Ricur, MD; Virginia Piezzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S202-S208 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-10

Superior Hinge Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Edmundo J Velasco-Martinelli, MD; Fernando A G Tarcha, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S209-S211 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-11

Bacterial Keratitis Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia

Moemen Al-Reefy, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S216-S217 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-13

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia After Thermal Keratoplasty

Waldir Portellinha, MD; Kozo Nakano, MD; Marivaldo Oliveira, MD; Rosangela Simoceli, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S218-S220 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-14

Comparison of Photorefractive Keratectomy on One Eye and Laser in situ Keratomileusis on the Other Eye of the Same Patient

Isaac Lipshitz, MD; Lilian Fisher, MD; Gad Dotan, MD; Moshe Lazar, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S225-S226 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-16

Corneal Cooling and Rehydration During Photorefractive Keratectomy to Reduce Postoperative Corneal Haze

Harold A Stein, MD, FRCS(C); A Ghani Salim, MD, DCEH; Raymond M Stein, MD, FRCS(C); Albert Cheskes, MD, FRCS(C)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S232-S233 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-18

Stimulating Re-epithelialization After Photorefractive Keratectomy

V V Kourenkov, MD; O N Mytiagina, MD; A A Kasparov; A G Pavluk, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S234-S237 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-19

Irregular Astigmatism After Photorefractive Keratectomy

Michael J Endl, MD; Carlos E Martínez, MS, MD; Stephen D Klyce, PhD; Marguerite B McDonald, MD; Steven J Coorpender; Raymond A Applegate, OD, PhD; Howard C Howland, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S249-S251 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-24

Correlation of Laser Profilometry Scans With Clinical Results

Til Anschutz, MD; Stefan Pieger, Dipl Ing

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S252-S256 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-25

Fully Automated Refraction in Laser Refractive Surgery Using the Nidek COS-2000

Arturo S Chayet, MD; Nora Robledo, OD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S257-S258 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-26

Confocal Scanning Laser Tomography of the Cornea With the Total Corneal Analyzer

Qienyuan Zhou, PhD; Andreas W Dreher, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(2):S259-S262 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990302-27

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