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
  • September 1999
  • Volume 15 · Issue 5
Original Articles

Characterization of the Aspheric Corneal Surface With Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments

Debby K Holmes-Higgin, MS; Phillip C Baker, MS; Terry E Burris, MD; Thomas A Silvestrini, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):520-528 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-04

Brief Report

Histology After Lamellar Keratoplasty and Corneal Excimer Laser Ablation

Daniel J Salchow, Cand med; Mathias E Zirm, MD; Kristian Pfaller, PhD; Cornelia Stieldorf, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):590-593 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-13

New Instrument

New Fixation Device for Photorefractive Surgery and Its Effect on Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing

Eung K Kim, MD; Dong H Lee, MD; Jung W Park, MD; Young K Chu, MD; Kyoung Y Seo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):594-601 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-14

Letter to the Editor

From Earth to the Moon

Piero Benvenuti

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):602 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-15

Product News

ERRATUM

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):512 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-03

Combined Surgery to Correct High Myopia: Iris Claw Phakic Intraocular Lens and Laser in situ Keratomileusis

José L Güell, MD, PhD; Mercedes Vazquez, MD; Oscar Gris, MD; Ana De Muller, OPT; Felicidad Manero, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):529-537 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-05

Multiple Regression and Vector Analyses of Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia and Astigmatism

David Huang, MD, PhD; R Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD; Jonathan D Carr, MD, FRCOphth; Keith P Thompson, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):538-549 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-06

Photorefractive Keratectomy With an Ablatable Mask for Myopic Astigmatism

Catharina A Eggink, MD; Theo M de Boo; Wim A J G Lemmens; August F Deutman, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):550-555 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-07

Mechanical vs. Alcohol Epithelial Removal During Photorefractive Keratectomy

Francesco Carones, MD; Tito Fiore, MD; Rosario Brancato, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):556-562 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-08

Comparison of Free-running vs. Q-switched Er:YAG Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy (Scanning Mode) in Swine Eyes

Juergen Kampmeier, MD; Sabine Schäfer; Gabriele E Lang, MD; Gerhard K Lang, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):563-571 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-09

Prediction of Spectacle-corrected Visual Acuity Using Videokeratography

Philippe J Chastang, MD; Vincent M Borderie, MD, PhD; Santos Carvajal-Gonzalez, PhD; William Rostène, PhD; Laurent Laroche, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):572-579 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-10

Phakic Posterior Chamber Plate Intraocular Lenses for High Myopia

Vedat Kaya, MD; Mehmet Ali Kevser, MD; Ömer Faruk Yilmaz, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):580-585 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-11

Limbal Relaxing Incisions to Correct Astigmatism in Clear Corneal Cataract Surgery

Kei Müller-Jensen, MD; Peter Fischer, MA; Ulrich Siepe, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 1999;15(5):586-589 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-19990901-12

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