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

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
  • May 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 3
Original Articles

Combined Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens and Laser In Situ Keratomileusis: Bioptics for Extreme Myopia

Roberto Zaldivar, MD; Jonathan M Davidorf, MD; Susana Oscherow, MD; Giselle Ricur, MD; Virginia Piezzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):299-308 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-04

Barraquer Lecture 1998
News

Optometry's Scope of Practice Expansion

Leslie B Sabbagh

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):377-381 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-15

Consultations
Letter to the Editor

Premature Dissemination of Technology

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):388 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-17

Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens For Hyperopia

Donald A Sanders, MD, PhD; Robert G Martin, MD; David C Brown, MD; John Shepherd, MD; Michael R Deitz, MD; MaryClare DeLuca

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):309-315 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-05

Clear Lens Extraction With Intraocular Lens Implantation for Hyperopia

Amir H Kolahdouz-Isfahani, MD; Khodam Rostamian, MD; David Wallace, MD; James J Salz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):316-323 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-06

Topographic Predicted Corneal Acuity with Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments

Debby K Holmes-Higgin, MS; Terry E Burris, MD; Penny A Asbell, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):324-330 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-07

Phototherapeutic Smoothing as an Adjunct to Photorefractive Keratectomy in Porcine Corneas

Simon E Horgan, FRCS, FRCOphth; Louise McLaughlin-Borlace, MSc; Julian D Stevens, FRCS, FRCOphth; Peter M G Munro, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):331-333 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-08

Bilateral Comparison of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia Using Two Excimer Lasers

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):334-337 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-09

Correlation of Subepithelial Haze and Refractive Regression 1 Month After Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Dimitrios S Siganos, MD; Vikentia J Katsanevaki, MD; Ioannis G Pallikaris, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):338-342 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-10

Relaxing Incision Guided by Videokeratography for Astigmatism After Keratoplasty for Keratoconus

Abraham Solomon, MD; Charalambos S Siganos, MD; Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):343-348 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-11

Endothelial Cell Surface-associated Keratan Sulfate after Excimer Laser Photoablation of the Anterior Rabbit Cornea

Andrew J Quantock, PhD; George Bairaktaris, BSc; Nigel J Fullwood, PhD; Mitsutoshi Ito, MD, PhD; Tomo Suzuki, MD; Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):349-356 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-12

CORRECTION

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):0_8 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990501-03

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