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
  • November 2000
  • Volume 16 · Issue 6
Original Articles

Cut Edges and Surface Characteristics Produced by Different Microkeratomes

Frank W Wilhelm, MD; Thomas Giessmann, MD; Renate Hanschke, PhD; Gernot I W Duncker, MD; Lutz H Wilhelm, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):690-700

Brief Reports

Early Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis for High Myopia

Michel Eid Farah, MD; Ana Luisa Höfling-Lima, MD; Ednei Nascimento, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):739-743

Letters to the Editor

PRK as a Possible Risk Factor in Cataractogenesis/Response

Ciro Costagliola, MD; Claude J Giasson, OD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):752-754

Case Report of Ointment in the Anterior Chamber After Radial Keratotomy

Yu-Hung Lai, MD; Chang-Ping Lin, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):755

Corneal Iron Pigmentation After LASIK for Hyperopia

Carlos A Molina, MD, BME; Luz M Agudelo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):755-756

Measuring Corneal Refractive Power After LASIK/Response

Robert K Maloney, MD; Ronald J Smith, MD; Sudi Patel, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):756-757

Book Review

The Wisdom of the Eye

Steven E Wilson, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):759

Comparison of Photorefractive Keratectomy and Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Myopia of -6 D or Less Using the Nidek EC-5000 Laser

Angel Pineda Fernández, MD; Jorge M Jaramillo, MD; Miguel M Jaramillo, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):711-715

Laser in Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia and Hyperopia Using the Lasersight 200 Laser in 300 Consecutive Eyes

Victor E Reviglio, MD; Erica L Bossana, MD; José D Luna, MD; Juan C Muiño, MD; Claudio P Juarez, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):716-723

Photorefractive Keratectomy in Ophthalmic Residents

Jukka A O Moilanen, MD; Minna H Vesaluoma, MD, PhD; Eija T Vesti, MD, PhD; Timo P J Vaajoensuu, MSc; Markku M Partinen, MD, PhD; Timo M T Tervo, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):731-738

Standard Graphs for Reporting Refractive Surgery/Response

Richard J Mackool, MD; George O Waring, III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(6):757-758

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