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
  • March 2000
  • Volume 16 · Issue 2
Original Articles

Wavefront-guided Laser in situ Keratomileusis: Early Results in Three Eyes

Michael Mrochen, PhD; Maik Kaemmerer, PhD; Theo Seiler, MD, PHD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):116-121

New Concept

A Mathematical Model for Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Photorefractive Keratectomy

David M Lieberman, MD; Jonathan W Grierson, AB

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):177-186

Brief Reports

Laser in situ Keratomileusis Enhancement After Radial Keratotomy

Li Yong, MD; Guy Chen, MD; Walton Li, MD; John Chang, MD; Chen Ngan, MD; Patrick Tong, FRCSE; Cao Qun, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):187-190

Letter to the Editor

Measure Central Corneal Thickness to Avoid Iatrogenic Keratectasia

Yaþar Sakarya, MD; Ertuõrul Cüneyt Iþýk, MD; Samed Sýtký Ermiþ, MD; Veysel Özateþ, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):196

Product News

Photoastigmatic Refractive Keratectomy in Myopes

Scott M MacRae, MD; Jan S Peterson, MS; Douglas D Koch, MD; Larry F Rich, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):122-132

Role of the Corneal Epithelium in Refractive Changes Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis for High Myopia

Leopoldo Spadea, MD; Romina Fasciani, MD; Stefano Necozione, MD; Emilio Balestrazzi, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):133-139

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Ametropia After Penetrating Keratoplasty

Peter Y P Koay, FRCOphth, FRCS; Charles N J McGhee, PhD, FRCOphth; Kathryn H Weed, MSc, MBCO; Jennifer P Craig, PhD, FAAO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):140-147

Feasibility of Intraoperative Corneal Topography Monitoring During Photorefractive Keratectomy

Christophe Moser, MS; Juergen Kampmeier, MD; Peter McDonnell, MD; D Psaltis, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):148-154

Mathematical Models of Picosecond Laser Keratomileusis for High Myopia

Michael R Bryant, PhD; Vincenzo Marchi, MD; Tibor Juhasz, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):155-162

Laser in situ Keratomileusis for Recurrent Hyperopia Following Laser Thermal Keratoplasty

Walid Attia, MD; Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD, PhD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):163-169

Mycobacterium Keratitis After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Henry Gelender, MD; Harvey L Carter, MD; Bradley Bowman, MD; Walter E Beebe, MD; George R Walters, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2000;16(2):191-195

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