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
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

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

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


Herbert L Gould, MD, FACS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):490

Book Review

Refractive Surgery

David Miller, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):498-499


Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(4):400

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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