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
  • January 2001
  • Volume 17 · Issue 1
Original Articles

Laser in situ Keratomileusis to Correct Residual Myopia After Cataract Surgery

Maria J Ayala, MD, PhD; Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD; Alberto Artola, MD, PhD; Pascual Claramonte, MD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):12-16 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-01

History of Refractive Surgery

Surgical Treatment of Keratoconus at the Turn of the 20th Century

Walter Sekundo, MD; Julian D Stevens, FRCS, FRCOphth

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):69-73 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-09

News
Letters to the Editor

The Cornea Is Not a Piece of Plastic

Vladimir Stoy, PhD; Michael Fernandes, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):76-78 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-11

The Cornea Is Not a Piece of Plastic

Hans Dierick, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):76 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-13

The Cornea Is Not a Piece of Plastic

Klaus D Teichmann, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):76 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-12

Corneal Sensitivity and Some Properties of the Tear Film After Laser in situ Keratomileusis

Sudi Patel, PhD, FCOptom; Juan J Pérez-Santonja, MD, PhD; Jorge L Alió, MD, PhD; Paul J Murphy, PhD, MCOptom

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):17-24 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-02

Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments: Reversibility of Refractive Effect

Penny A Asbell, MD; Richard L Abbott, MD; Kerry A Assil, MD; Terry E Burris, MD; Daniel S Durrie, MD; Richard L Lindstrom, MD; David J Schanzlin, MD; Steven M Verity, MD; George O Waring, III, MD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):25-31 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-03

Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lenses to Correct High Myopia: A Comparative Study Between Staar and Adatomed Models

José L Menezo, MD, PhD; Cristina Peris-Martínez, MD; Angel Cisneros, MD, PhD; Rafael Martínez-Costa, MD, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):32-42 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-04

Smoothness of Ablation on Acrylic by Four Different Excimer Lasers

Carlos Argento, MD; Gonzalo Valenzuela, MD; Hugo Huck, PhD; Gustavo Cremona, MD; Maria Jose Cosentino, MD; Maria Fernandez Ruiz Gale, PhD

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):43-45 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-05

Comparison of Laser in situ Keratomileusis and Photorefractive Keratectomy for the Correction of Myopia of -6.00 Diopters or Less

Derek M Tole, MRCGP, FRCOphth; Daniel J McCarty, PhD; Terry Couper, Dip AppSc; Hugh R Taylor, MD, FRACO

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):46-54 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-06

Perioperative Microbiologic Profile of the Conjunctiva in Photorefractive Keratectomy

Irina S Barequet, MD; Nada S Jabbur, MD; Yolanda Barron, MS; Gerard J Osterhout, MS

Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2001;17(1):55-62 https://doi.org/10.3928/1081-597X-20010101-07

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