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
  • 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

Barraquer Lecture 1998

Optometry's Scope of Practice Expansion

Leslie B Sabbagh

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):377-381

Letter to the Editor

Premature Dissemination of Technology

Theodore P Werblin, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):388

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(3):0_8

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