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
2019 Impact Factor 2.711

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • July 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 4
Original Articles

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism

Maria Clara Arbelaez, MD; Michael C Knorz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):406-414 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-04

Brief Report

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Macular Corneal Dystrophy

Michael D Wagoner, MD; Ihsan A Badr, MD, FRCS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):481-484 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-15

News
Letters to the Editor

Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Schnyder's Central Crystalline Dystrophy

Joel H Herring, MD; Denise Phillips, MD; Connie S McCaa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):489 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-17

HISTORY OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY

Herbert L Gould, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):490 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-18

Consultations
Book Review

Refractive Surgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):498-499 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-21

Correction

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):400 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-03

Posterior Chamber Collamer Phakic Intraocular Lens for Myopia and Hyperopia

Paolo M Pesando, MD; Maria P Ghiringhello; Paolo Tagliavacche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):415-423 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-05

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Undercorrection After Radial Keratotomy

Adriana S Forseto, MD; Regina A M Nosé, MD; Claudia M Francesconi, MD; Walton Nosé, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):424-428 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-06

Diametral Ablation-A Technique to Manage Decentered Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia

Nahel Alkara, MD; Uwe Genth; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):436-440 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-08

Intraocular Pressure Measurement in Patients With Instrastromal Corneal Ring Segments

Dan B Tran, MD; David Zadok, MD; Miriam Carpenter, MD; Tommy S Kom, MD; Michael Twa, OD; David J Schanzlin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):441-443 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-09

Immunohistology of Corneal Wound Healing After Photorefractive Keratectomy and Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Joachim Wachtlin, MD; Kathrin Langenbeck; Stephan Schrüder; Er-Ping Zhang, MD; Friedrich Hoffmann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):451-458 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-11

Histology of Rabbit Corneas After 10-diopter Photorefractive Keratectomy for Hyperopia

Hans G Dierick, MD; Catherine E Van Mellaert, MD; Luc Missotten, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):459-468 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-12

Measurement of Corneal Curvature in Young and Older Normal Subjects

Shahina Pardhan, BSc, PhD, MCOptom; Jeremy Beesley, BSc, MCOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):469-474 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-13

Corneal Dynamics After Single Interrupted Suture Removal Following Penetrating Keratoplasty

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

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):475-480 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-14

Product News

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):502 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990701-22

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